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Published on : Tuesday, July 7, 2015
In order to meet the demands of ever growing customers, Amadeus, global travel technology provider, is building its own highly available, self-service, automated cloud platform – Amadeus Cloud Services, announced Red Hat, Inc. (RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions.
Amadeus is building the Cloud Services on OpenShift Enterprise, Red Hat’s award-winning private cloud application platform.
Amadeus’ IT teams selecting OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat after assessing various open source solutions for infrastructure, architecture and design and application containers.
OpenShift will build the Amadeus Cloud Services solution which will gradually roll out to serve Amadeus’ travel industry customers.
Ashesh Badani, vice president and general manager, OpenShift, Red Hat said, “We are excited to see that the powerful scaling and automation capabilities of OpenShift Enterprise allows Amadeus to reach a larger and wider variety of customers with specific demands, while allowing them to maintain their platform’s original structure. Amadeus’ deployment requirements spanning so many infrastructure devices truly shows the benefits offered by OpenShift Enterprise’s flexible container orchestration capabilities.”
Amadeus’ datacenter is based in Erding, Germany. Amadeus is a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry, serving customer groups including airlines, airports, hotels, rail, travel agencies, plus travel management companies.
The project requires Amadeus to further drive reductions in latency while increasing availability of its leading-edge platform at the same time.
Dietmar Fauser, VP architecture, quality and governance at Amadeus said, “At Amadeus we want to continue to get much closer to our customers from a technological standpoint; to deliver applications more quickly, and to provide a much more flexible platform that can adapt to change easily and can accommodate different business models in the process. Although we are still in the early stages of deployment, we have seen already that the flexibility of the OpenShift platform and the support we have received from Red Hat has allowed us to begin to take our application to the next level and expand it to a wider customer base.”