DarkMatter and Khalifa University launch
CyberSecurity Research Award
and was attended by top officials from
DarkMatter and Khalifa University.
“The sustainability of our Smart City
future depends on creative and robust
cybersecurity infrastructure and solutions to
combat rising threats within today’s digital
landscape,” said Dr Shreekant Thakkar,
Chief Scientist, Advanced Research of
arkMatter Group, a leading digital and
cyber transformation firm, and Khalifa
University of Science and Technology, have
announced the launch of a US$1.5 million
Cyber Security Research Award (CRA).
University students, graduate research
assistants, researchers and faculty from
both local and international institutions are
being invited to present ideas that could
potentially advance the field of cybersecurity
in the era of Smart Cities.
The announcement came during a media
roundtable that was organised at the Khalifa
University Main Campus in Abu Dhabi
“With the unveiling of the Cyber Security
Research Award (CRA), we are one step
closer towards uncovering breakthrough
solutions that will futureproof our connected,
“At DarkMatter Group we encourage
research and are proud to be fostering a
collaborative ecosystem that will leverage
the skills and expertise of private, public, and
academic entities in a bid to create a safer,
more secure society for all.”
Axiom Telecom selects Swisslog to
deliver automated warehouse system
wisslog, a global warehouse automation specialist, has installed
a new automated warehouse in Dubai for Axiom Telecom. Axiom
has more than 5,000 points of sale and 2,000 employees across the
UAE and KSA, and is a retailer and distributor of technology brands in
the telecom industry.
The move to a new facility was part of Axiom’s vision to meet
changing customer demands, while driving down cost per unit.
Axiom selected Swisslog’s AutoStore solution to deliver a higher level
of automation compared to a conventional warehousing system.
The new warehouse located at Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO) includes
a range of pioneering distribution solutions that will give Axiom
enhanced operational efficiency with less manpower.
The Swisslog AutoStore solution consists of the automated storage
and picking system AutoStore and SynQ warehouse management
software. AutoStore is an innovative automated material handling
solution that uses robots on top of an aluminium grid system to store
and locate goods, delivering them to pick stations for processing.
For Axiom, the AutoStore system will consist of nine robots and five
picking stations, providing storage space for 12,500 bins. Ten gravity
shipping lanes ensure efficient order consolidation for both store and
Alain Kaddoum, General Manager of Swisslog Middle East,
said: “Swisslog is uniquely well-placed to deliver the technology
convergence and deep integration necessary to facilitate omni-
channel, multi-modal movements across the supply chain, of which
warehousing is a critical component.”