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Bangalore International Airport partners with IBM for Digital Transformation

Bangalore International Airport partners with IBM for Digital Transformation

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IBM and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), operator of Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR Airport), have announced a 10-year agreement under which IBM and Kyndryl will provide best of breed IT solutions to create a new ‘Airport in a Box’ platform.

This will support transformation of the end-to-end travel experience for passengers at BLR Airport.

As one of the fastest-growing airports in the world, BLR Airport needed a nimble, scalable and cost-competitive technology and operations environment that can increase its agility and operational flexibility to handle future growth in passenger traffic.

To achieve this goal, BIAL has selected IBM Global Business Services, IBM hybrid cloud capabilities and Kyndryl, the new, independent company that will be created following the separation of IBM’s Managed Infrastructure Services business, to design and implement a next generation architecture with a robust and dynamic delivery model.

“We are excited to partner with IBM as part of our vision to make BLR Airport the Smart Airport- a digitalized, seamlessly connected, intuitive airport,” said Hari Marar, MD and CEO, BIAL. “BLR Airport is a pioneer and leader of change in the Indian aviation industry. Our aim is to introduce more digitally advanced, innovative services and products at BIAL to ensure that the passengers and partners have the advantage of future forward technologies, in a seamless operating environment.”

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