Emirates Airline has signed a ten-year technology services agreement with IBM, worth approximately $300 million. IBM will provide IT Infrastructure delivered as a service to the airline company.
The agreement provides fully managed services for the IBM mainframe and storage, that will help Emirates encrypt data in near real-time. Additionally, the platform allows the airline to build new apps.
Emirates has run its ticketing and reservations system on the IBM mainframe for more than 30 years. The airline collaborated with IBM earlier this year to enhance its Passenger Service System (PSS).