Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Amadeus, a leading provider of technology solutions for the global travel industry, won the 2016 Red Hat Innovator of the Year award. They were selected as the 2016 Red Hat Innovator of the Year out of six finalists and category winners for the 2016 Red Hat Innovation Awards after a public vote.
We're thrilled to be named the 2016 Red Hat Innovator of the Year. The solution we have built with Amadeus Cloud Services, using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, has helped us eliminate innovation barriers and enabled us to increase our focus on providing value to our business and customers.
Amadeus was recognized for its innovative use of Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform as part of a new cloud services platform to help companies meet the increasingly complex demands of travelers. Amadeus has reported they process more than 30,000 end-user transactions per second during peak operations. Finding their data transaction demands increasing, many Amadeus customers wanted a travel application that could run on-site locally or be accessed through public, private, or hybrid cloud platforms.
With Amadeus experiencing requests coming from more than 12,000 infrastructure devices, Amadeus needed to create a powerful and agile computing platform. To do this, Amadeus assessed how various open source communities address infrastructure architecture and design, including application containers. Amadeus determined Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, with a lightweight container architecture that natively integrates both Docker and Kubernetes in an enterprise-class and supported platform, to be a great foundation for its new application infrastructure. This new platform, Amadeus Cloud Services, based on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, enables better customer service, increased platform availability, streamlined operations, and reduced time to market for new services.
The 2016 Red Hat Innovation Award category winners included Acuity Systems, Amadeus, Atos, BSE, Genfare, and Paddy Power Betfair. The category winners were selected by a panel of judges, including: Carla Arend, program director, European Software, IDC; Sean Michael Kerner, senior editor, eWEEK; Henry Peyret, principal analyst, Forrester Research, Inc.; and Ashesh Badani, vice president and general manager, OpenShift, Red Hat.
Since 2007, the Red Hat Innovation Awards program has recognized the technological achievements of customers and partners who demonstrate creative thinking, determined problem-solving, and innovative uses of Red Hat technologies. Winners have included leaders from around the world and across industries who are using open source solutions to transform their organizations and enable faster innovation.
Dietmar Fauser, vice president, Architecture, Quality and Governance, Amadeus
"We're thrilled to be named the 2016 Red Hat Innovator of the Year. The solution we have built with Amadeus Cloud Services, using Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, has helped us eliminate innovation barriers and enabled us to increase our focus on providing value to our business and customers."
Marco Bill-Peter, vice president, Customer Experience and Engagement, Red Hat
"Amadeus uses Red Hat technology not only to provide a modern infrastructure to help drive business innovation, but also as a means to help meet its increasing customer demand. It is an honor to name Amadeus, a company that so well exhibits creative thinking and problem-solving, as the 2016 Red Hat Innovator of the Year."
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