Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL), today announced that Hamad International Airport (DOH) has selected its advanced server and network infrastructure solutions to deliver the best passenger experience and operational excellence as the aviation hub continues with Phase B of its expansion plan.
Hamad International Airport, which currently serves over 170 global destinations and more than 40 airline partners, chose the Dell PowerEdge servers to secure and enhance the airport’s infrastructure capabilities, improve efficiencies and costs, while creating the ultimate destination for millions of visitors.
Designed to undertake exceptional performance, Dell PowerEdge servers lay the foundation for the future with computing and networking modules that can be tailored to the airport’s needs and expanded over time.
In 2022, as Qatar welcomed football fans from around the world, Hamad International Airport witnessed a 101.9% year-on-year surge in passenger traffic and a 28.2% growth in overall aircraft movement, compared to 2021. Building on this momentum, the airport’s Phase B of the expansion project started in January 2023, will include two new concourses, increasing the airport capacity to over 70 million passengers per year.
The implementation of Dell solutions works towards providing further support for the airport’s ambitious plans and facilitating new avenues to scale and consolidate its data center to run the most complex, mission-critical workloads while remaining flexible for future growth needs. Made for secure interactions and with the ability to predict potential threats, the PowerEdge servers feature cryptographically verified security design and has an intuitive systems management process to monitor, deploy and implement the automation of routine airport operations tasks.
Travers Nicholas, Country General Manager for Qatar, Dell Technologies said:
“Hamad International Airport’s contribution to facilitating global trade, raising industry benchmarks and introducing the ultimate in passenger convenience has been remarkable. As the sector continues to move upward and passengers demand enhanced travel experiences, a robust and flexible digital infrastructure supporting high-density growth will prove crucial. Dell Technologies is committed to helping the airport deliver on its growth vision. As a major player in the global aviation sector, Dell is eager to see it soar to newer heights in the coming future.”
Suhail Kadri, Senior Vice President of Technology and Innovation at Hamad International Airport said:
“As one of the world’s busiest airports, that moves significant number of passengers and commodities on an hourly basis, access to agile technology remains critical. Working with a technology provider who understands the demands of international air travel and is well-equipped to support passengers, airlines and air cargo efficiencies is therefore paramount. Working with Dell Technologies’ via its network of channel partners, helps us meet our ambitious growth plans and introduce new digital innovations, as we continue to invest in modernizing our airport.