CNS Focus - Fall Edition Moving Forward by Milind Tavshikar

Cloud-computing solutions can change the game for airlines.Technology advances and major investments by IT service providers provide an excellent opportunity for airline cargo organizations to transition to the future, without large upfront investments in hardware. Take the example of infrastructure. Industry leaders like Microsoft have made huge investments—to the tune of $15 billion—to build the world’s leading global cloud infrastructure. Microsoft Azure delivers the robust computing power needed and should be a strong consideration by airlines that are not keen to invest capital in hardware and software in this area. In tandem, leading-edge software suppliers, like SmartKargo, have worked with Microsoft to build a state-of-the-art, industry standard platform that airlines can deploy in a ‘plug-and-play’ mode. Read More