Airline Industry

Airline Industry

ZPE Solutions Address the Critical IT and Security Needs of the Airline Industry.

Whether it’s a large international airport, small local airport, or communication center, uptime and security for the industry are of the utmost importance.

Airline Industry


Downtime for any business equates to money lost, this remains true even more so for the airline industry. In an industry where mere seconds of downtime can equate to lost revenue, damage to reputation, and missed SLAs – Uptime is of the utmost importance. Can you afford a network failure?

Airlines require an infrastructure management solution that’s bulletproof. Their networks need to have secure remote access to all devices and the ability to troubleshoot them quickly and easily no matter if they’re at the core or edge of the network – It’s impossible to have IT staff on-site everywhere. Airline IT networks need connectivity fail-over in the form of 4G/LTE to maintain uptime and troubleshoot issues remotely in case issues arise. They need IPv6 and IPv4 firewalls in place to keep the edge of the network safe and secure. Environmental monitoring and the ability to set custom alerts in order to proactively protect themselves against any issues are all needs Airline companies have. Like in all industries, network ports come at a premium – The ability to cascade devices to save some valuable ports becomes a necessity. Not only that, but scalability and network speed also need to be considered by the industry as well.

The Airline industry requires a solution to be deployed in all of the remote locations, granting authorized users full access, control, logging and monitoring of the physical and virtual devices. Being there without having to be there allows admins to spot issues before they happen and automate/take the right actions to prevent them.


What the Airline industry needs is ZPE System’s Nodegrid Family of IT infrastructure products.

Logging and Auditing for Inspection and Regulatory Compliance

  • Secure Access and Control of Virtual and Physical IT Devices
  • Event Notification & Alarms
  • Service Processor Logging of Events and Sensors
  • Minimize Mean Time To Repair (MTTR), downtime and expenses with secure, centralized remote device access & control
  • Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP)
  • Extended Automation based on actionable real-time data
  • Out-of-Band Power Management
  • Flexible power options: AC or DC
  • SFP+ Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi USB

Enterprise Grade Security

  • Enterprise Grade Authentication and Authorization
  • TLS protocols, X.509 SSH certificates, Cypher Suite Levels
  • Firewall and Secure Tunnels
  • Alerts and Actions
  • Provides an additional layer of security for your Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) Network

Failover to enterprise grade 4G/LTE modem, VPN, Firewall & IPsec

  • Your choice of carrier, model, features and plans. ZPE doesn’t lock you into one or two predetermined carriers. Choose any carrier regionally and globally based on availability, reception and cost. Ideal for network failover and redundancy at globally distributed remote offices and clinics.

ZPE Systems recommends the following Nodegrid Solutions for the Airline Industry:

ZPE Cloud

Secure, Fast and Consistent Branch IT Device Provisioning and Deployment – No need for shipping pre-configured devices to your branch. ZPE Cloud makes the initial deployment, configuration and ongoing management simple and provides you with a 360 visibility of your entire deployment along with rich analytics that are easy to understand and operate.

Nodegrid Manager

Nodegrid Manager is the easiest way to access and control your virtual and physical IT devices. Our Software-Defined Infrastructure (SDI) provides single screen vendor-neutral management of all your critical IT infrastructure devices and assets.

Nodegrid Services Router

Nodegrid Services Router is a modular open platform appliance designed for software-defined networking (SDN), out of band (OOB) management, DevOps, SD-WAN, remote/branch offices, retail locations, and network function virtualization (NFV) capabilities. Nodegrid Services Router is optimized to perform various network functions including switching, routing, security, WAN acceleration, provide secure OOB remote access, run Docker applications and control IT devices at the edge of the network, and within converged infrastructure (CI) environments.

Nodegrid Gate SR

Fully Flexible Converged Infrastructure Management Solution. Ideal for Provisioning your Branch IT Devices via the ZPE Cloud. Nodegrid Gate SR brings agility to the network. Perfect for both the data center and branch, Nodegrid Gate SR packs tremendous power in a small form factor, resulting in a truly robust and dynamic, secure infrastructure management solution. Configure and manage Gate SR via the ZPE Cloud.

Nodegrid Bold SR

Nodegrid Bold SR is an open platform appliance designed for secure access and control over remote and IoT devices at the EDGE of your network. Bold SR supports Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking with a focus on SD-WAN.

Nodegrid Link SR

Compact Infrastructure Management and Connectivity Solution Ideal for the Branch, IoT and M2M Environments – Nodegrid Link SR brings agility to the branch network, packing tremendous power in a compact design – Truly robust and dynamic, secure infrastructure management – Configure and manage Link SR via the ZPE Cloud to get your Branch / IoT / M2M / Kiosk / ATM / Remote Locations up and running quickly and easily.

Nodegrid Serial Console

Nodegrid Serial Console is the next generation of console servers. Nodegrid Serial Console provides secure, hyperscale remote access to all IT devices, regardless of manufacturer.

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