AC Hotels Interoute strengthens their confidence in new services
Hire international connectivity solutions in Italy and the operator qualifies as "long-term technology partner"
Madrid on 28 June 2012
The hotel chain AC Hotels by Marriott, which manages more than 80 stores in Spain, Italy and Portugal, has retained the services of Interoute’s international connectivity to interconnect 10 hotels in Italy with SaaS deprived of the group. This contract close relationship began four years ago, when AC Hotels selected Interoute to interconnect the two data centers and centralized Internet access from both locations.
Interoute has thus become the leading supplier of AC Hotels for international communications between their establishments. Service contracted-called UCONN-includes access to all applications of operations management and internal applications of the hotel chain. It is designed based on a redundant connectivity architecture to ensure maximum availability and load balancing to optimize the investments made by the hotel group in their data centers. The agreement strengthens Interoute as "long-term technology partner of AC Hotels" in the words of Jose Maria Gallo, IT Manager of the hotel chain.
Furthermore, with regard to international communications, following the joint venture between AC Hotels and Marriott a year ago, Interoute was elected as a provider of connections for access to the Spanish hotel chain Marriot systems hosted in Germany . The solution now deployed is designed to scale future applications in Italy, both hosted in the cloud and in-house systems, and absorb significant growth in traffic arising, for example, the opening of new data center or the development of large web marketing campaigns.
"It’s a commitment to the future, to connect to a network with presence in Europe, we enable the company to achieve a strategic objective, the expansion of AC Hotels by Marriott on this continent. The hiring of the operator owns the international MPLS guarantees a uniform and quality service in all locations. The efficiency that gives MPLS communications allow us to better serve our users and therefore to our customers, "said Jose Maria Gallo, IT Manager of AC Hotels by Marriott. "Interoute’s solution offers flexibility and quick one-stop shop to manage our communications in Europe, while enhancing the rate of return on our investment in technology."
"With his background and growth, AC Hotels is a unique mark on city and business hotel and an excellent reference for Interoute", states Diego Matas, CEO of Interoute Iberia. "By expanding our services to AC Hotels in Italy, the chain will enjoy a fast network, transparent, uniform and prepared for the future. We look forward to your continued confidence for many years.
About AC Hotels
AC Hotels is a major Spanish chain of city hotels, with more than 80 establishments distributed throughout Spain, Portugal, Italy and Germany, about 8,000 rooms and 303 rooms for events and conventions. The group, promoted and led by businessman Antonio Catalan, also has interesting expansion projects in different countries of Central Europe. Its hotels are distinguished by their functionality, excellent location and incorporate the latest technologies. The quality design and materials, the desire for innovation and attention to detail are the main values of the company. More information on www.ac-hotels.com