Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Hotels moving to the cloud

Kempinski Hotels are moving from the traditional on-site IT to cloud storage and computing offered by Amazon’s AWS (Amazon Web Services).
Kempinski Hotels

Kempinski Hotels, said to be Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group created in 1897, is migrating to the cloud in order to improve staff productivity and reduce costs.

The hotel chain operates 73 five star hotels in 31 countries and previously relied on its 140 servers all managed at its Geneva headquarters.

Following a review, Cloudreach’s director and co-founder Pontus Noren stated that it created a “business case” adding that “many are anxious about migration. By provding a business case for companies, Cloudreach aims to dispel concerns”