Silver Award – IQ Solutions S.A.
The award for a complete Cyber Secure ICT Solution for vessels, goes to IQ Solutions and Empire Group of Companies, at the 2018 BITE AWARDS.
The award of “Optimizing and Securing the Shipping Business through One Complete Cyber-Secure ICT Solution”, for the award category of “Special Applications for Companies in Shipping”, was given to Empire Navigation Group of Companies and IQ Solutions, for the implementation of VCell, at the 2018 BUSINESS IT EXCELLENCE (BITE) Awards. VCell, IQ Solutions’ complete solution for the Shipping Industry, certificated by Bureau Veritas for Cyber Security, has provided excellent operational optimization results for the fleet of Empire Navigation. Through this real Digital Transformation for the Shipping Industry from IQ Solutions, and through a brilliant example of its adoption, by a major global shipping company, the correct assistive role of IT and Communications Technologies for the Shipping Industry is hereby defined, pointing towards the direction of safety and security, along with the optimization of procedures at the value chain of the Shipping Industry.
The award follows the fourth continuous and successful participation of IQ Solutions at the International Shipping Exhibition, Posidonia 2018, where their complete and certified Cyber Security ICT solution, VCell, was presented live. IQ Solutions’ commercially available solution for the Shipping Industry, has been designed to adopt specialized specifications for the Shipping Industry from its outset, and has evolved through continuous experience for several years, responding to specific operational needs of the Shipping Industry, for secure, highly available and thorough unified ship-to-shore managed and interfaced environments, among many other services.