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The world is changing quickly as advances in cloud, mobile and edge computing, IoT and AI unlock innovation at unprecedented speed.

VMware software connects, manages, automates and secures the world’s digital infrastructure to reliably deliver the apps, services and experiences transforming business and society. The company enables organizations to flex and harness new technology quickly, without disrupting operations. VMware streamlines the journey for customers to become digital businesses that deliver better experiences to their customers and empower employees to do their best work, in turn driving growth. 

VMware’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to more than 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners, so businesses can embrace innovation at scale for competitive advantage.

Signify is the world leader in lighting for professionals, consumers and lighting for the Internet of Things. Singify’s energy efficient lighting products, systems and services enable customers to enjoy a superior quality of light, and make people’s lives safer and more comfortable, businesses more productive and cities more livable. Thanks to approximately 35,000 employees and a presence in over 70 countries, Signify unlocks the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. For more than 125 years, the group pioneered breakthroughs in lighting and been the driving force for many innovations. It track record in innovation is strong and it invests heavily in R&D to stay at the forefront of technological developments.

Preligens was created in 2016 by two engineers, Arnaud Guérin and Renaud Allioux, on the belief that intelligence professionals would never be able to cope with the tsunami of data made available by the huge investments made in sensors. They came up with the idea of using artificial intelligence (AI) to automate the analysis of this multi-sourced data and tip and cue analysts to unusual events requiring their expertise.

Based in Paris and present in 5 countries, Preligens employs 261 people, mostly scientists who form the largest AI team for Defense in Europe. The performance and accuracy of Preligens’ solutions, which are internationally recognised and proven in the field, enable its users in the defense sector to be quickly enlightened about complex situations.

For over 200 years, John Cockerill Defense has been putting its expertise and its visionary spirit to the service of defense and the security of citizens. Thanks to a unique combination of skills in software engineering, ballistics and mechatronics, its teams conceive and develop complete and innovative solutions in the field of weapons systems:

  • Modular Cockerill® gun turrets from 25 to 120 mm caliber, combining high fire power and light weight for high mobility armored vehicles and which guarantee performance and protection for the crew
  • Technical and tactical training on Cockerill® systems with theoretical and practical courses, real firing and training on Agueris® simulators;
  • Virtual, immersive or on-board Agueris® simulators (fixed or mobile)
  • Lifecycle management for Cockerill® weapons systems from technical and human to Maintaining in Operational Condition, from modernization to documentation
  • The development of new functionalities to constantly improve the capacities of Cockerill® systems

Utilis has over 25 years of experience in the supply of tents and rapid deployment systems.

The company has been supplying various European and non-European armies and civil protection structures for many years as well as emergency deployment structures. Utilis’products cover the entire spectrum of modular shelters, from individual tents to hangars. The great modularity of its structures allows them to be used in very diverse functions and under different conditions. They can be used for housing, as field hospitals, command posts, medical centers and CBRN collective protection system.

Created 8 years ago, Sécurité & Défense magazine meets a new editorial need for a security and defence continuum.

A high-level bimonthly magazine, it is a quality media, recognised by public and private decision makers, key security and defence industry players, lobbyists,… as a place to communicate, discuss, criticise, convince, argue, and challenge, with finesse and intelligence.

A bilingual print and web magazine, it combines the editorial and operational expertise of security and defence specialists.

S&D is the media partner of numerous international events dedicated to security and defence. Its team also supports these events in building high value content.

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