Flybe is Europe’s largest regional airline, with 1,700 employees and 55 aircraft. The airline was one of 21 companies interviewed by IDC about its operations for a TCO analysis that shows the infrastructure cost savings Red Hat customers are achieving.
"[Previously] IT was there to deliver projects quickly—now, the whole idea of IT has changed. IT is seen as a vital part of the company, as a group that will lead and enable the business and will drive competitive advantage for our business.”
Mexico City based Ampersand provides consulting and design services ‒ for hotel loyalty programs. When the company started rapidly expanding, it looked for a solution that offered flexibility, scalability, and performance. With Red Hat, Ampersand got all it was looking for and more, reducing IT operating costs by 33%.
"We have managed to reduce our operating and capital expenses and implementation times while maintaining an operation that allows us to ensure the highest service levels to our customers."
Santos, one of Australia’s leading oil and gas producers, needed to improve IT infrastructure and cut costs in an environment that was complex to manage, laden with licensing fees, and unreliable. With Red Hat solutions, Santos achieved faster performance and more reliability and stability, while reducing administration costs by more than US $2.5 million.
"What Red Hat and open source have enabled us to achieve is nothing short of totally innovative use of technology and out-of-the-box thinking. We've been able to bring together talent from various corners of the world. Suddenly we are seeing spectacular results and new potential we could not imagine previously. That's the power of collaboration, and its value goes far beyond our IT infrastructure, our company, and our industry."