Infastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) | SITA
 

Infastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)

Scalable and on-demand computing resources

Overview

SITA’s Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provides on-demand hosting and application services specifically designed for the air transport industry (ATI). 

Scalable and customized

Infrastructure-as-a-Service delivers scalable and on-demand computing resources from SITA’s three regional data centers. You can design and manage your own virtual server hosting solution to cover specific needs, just as if the hardware were on your site. 

Regional hosting

Infrastructure-as-a-Service offers regional hosting that guarantees efficient communication services to your outstations. Examples of regionally hosted applications include web proxy, software distribution, call management and system monitoring.

Network presence

With connectivity in more than 160 airports, SITA can host applications with access to airports systems – such as terminals, gates, parking or other infrastructures.

How it works

Infrastructure-as-a-Service’s virtual server hosting is simply realized by selecting and defining the required service options:

  1. Select the virtual server hosting location
  2. Choose and design connectivity (IP VPN, Internet, AirportHub)
  3. Size the hosting capacity based on virtual CPUs, memory and storage
  4. Rapid service provisioning over the on-line service catalogue: instantly for virtual machine add-on and changes.
  5. Customize the network security and performance (firewalling, content delivery)

Support is provided 24x7 and there is a target of four hours recovery time in the event of computing resource failure.

The online self-service tools give server administrators the ability to create, modify and remove virtual machines, while the virtual servers are based on VMware technology, allowing simple migration for customers already running VMware Hypervisor.

Your benefits

For airlines and airports, IaaS improves the end-user experience and productivity.

For independent ATI software vendors, IaaS provides direct, rapid and easy reach to your market to distribute your software. 

SITA’s comprehensive services provide overall cost reduction with a pay-per-use model that fits into existing managed services or outsourced activities.

Other benefits

  • High performance on workload access and management
  • Fast deployment of servers, enabling fast reaction to change
  • High availability and security through choice of SLA and workload residence
  • Improved WAN scalability and heavy content distribution
  • No local IT teams: self- and remotely-managed virtual data centers
  • Green IT credentials

 

SITA Global Services (SGS)

This product is supported by SITA Global Services (SGS) which provides you with global business continuity through a flexible service model. Our monitoring service ensures your IT systems are reliable and available, around the clock, around the world.

Our experts proactively monitor your infrastructure, identifying and resolving problems often before they impact your services. SGS Command Centers and the Cloud Center of Excellence are dedicated to ensuring SITA’s Cloud services fully support your network availability and your end-to-end response time requirements.

Migrating to the cloud

SITA has developed a four-step methodology that will guide you on your journey to the cloud. It incorporates assessment, design, implementation and  operational support. It works just as well for a single...
Read white paper
Use cases

ATI Cloud Disaster Recovery

- 424 kb
SITA's ATI Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery can help you execute your business continuity plan with optimal RPO/RTO at a reasonable cost.
Download
Use cases

ATI Cloud Evergreen Collaboration

- 417 kb
Evergreen applications allow you to stay up to date effortlessly. Outsource the complexity and control your costs with SITA’s ATI Cloud.
Download

Product finder

Search products
SITA provides the broadest portfolio of products and services to the air transport industry. Use the search below to find a product by name, feature, or benefit.
See product by A_Z listing
  • sita tweet
    Passengers who breeze through automated passport control are 3.85% more satisfied with the experience than those us… https://t.co/UMUmxFCg99

    14 hours ago from SITAonline
  • sita tweet
    What are the highs and lows of passenger satisfaction along the #airport journey? Learn more in this blog post and… https://t.co/ynKt9aFqXF

    19 hours ago from SITAonline
  • sita tweet
    Today’s air transport technology is ushering in a new era of #collaboration as aviation stakeholders step ever clos… https://t.co/wgeNOsO0EO

    23 hours ago from SITAonline
  • sita tweet
    SITA is investigating new bag tracking capabilities that would ensure #OperationalExcellence by allowing passengers… https://t.co/tGxYzTYwGM

    yesterday from SITAonline
  • sita tweet
    This year’s SITA Passenger IT Insights report shows that technology is undoubtedly giving passengers more control o… https://t.co/mCuXUfslLR

    yesterday from SITAonline
  • sita tweet
    Every passenger wants to move from check-in to boarding with minimum fuss, no stress, no surprises and no queues. J… https://t.co/jWoZRFTu93

    yesterday from SITAonline
  • sita tweet
    Every passenger wants to move from check-in to boarding with minimum fuss, no stress, no surprises and no queues. J… https://t.co/oEZ2CqF0ND

    yesterday from SITAonline
  • sita tweet
    What if #airlines could track mishandled bags like a parcel? Read this blog to learn more about the bag tracking ca… https://t.co/GTGq9bXO4d

    yesterday from SITAonline
  • sita tweet
    Information security and air transport are inextricably linked, especially given the industry’s growing dependency… https://t.co/ZbP514uBIC

    2 days ago from SITAonline
  • sita tweet
    MT @PaxTechSolution: It’s never been more important to create a connected experience for travellers: research from… https://t.co/YuAniVn9MO

    2 days ago from SITAonline
  • sita tweet
    RT @IntAirport: At the 95th anniversary of the independence of Turkey the president officially opened the brand new… https://t.co/njFgQ88DDN

    2 days ago from SITAonline
  • sita tweet
    The @EASA estimates there are 1,000 attempted cyberattacks on aviation systems each month. How can the industry ens… https://t.co/tKS4Xb3yxA

    2 days ago from SITAonline
Connect with us