Philippine Airlines raises network and security infra with ViewQwest

Philippine Airlines (PAL), Asia’s pioneering commercial airline and the nation’s flag carrier, has appointed Singapore telco and MSSP ViewQwest to upgrade its network and security infrastructure as it forges ahead with its digital innovation and transformation roadmap.

The project will implement next-generation network and security technologies across Philippine-based sites and branches. It will also leverage a managed service framework to ensure optimum service levels vital to the seamless operation of the country’s largest international airline. 

The strategic enhancements will improve network performance and business resilience, forming a robust foundation for the airline’s digital transformation and continued innovation.

PAL expects to reap extensive advantages from the upgraded network and security infrastructure. The consolidated network and security operations will offer enhanced visibility, control, and security of the network. 

This is intended to  enable PAL’s IT teams to focus on core business operations and high-value strategic initiatives, while being assured of consistent threat protection.

PAL projects that the integrated and simplified architecture, managed in partnership with ViewQwest, will deliver tangible cost advantages across its IT and network operations. 

By leveraging industry-leading managed services, it foresees benefits from aggregated cost savings, minimal downtime with carrier redundancy, and expedited issue resolution.

“This strategic multi-year partnership cements ViewQwest’s presence in the Philippines, and demonstrates our commitment to empower leading Philippine companies,” said ViewQwest CEO Vignesa Moorthy.

PAL CIO Aurea Vidal said that by embracing a cloud-based infrastructure that is secure by design, the airline company can amplify collaboration, enable business agility, and ensure business continuity.