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Posted:  05 Jun 2009
Published:  27 May 2009
Format:  PDF
Length:  4  Page(s)
Type:  Presentation Transcript
Language:  English

Download this presentation transcript to learn how virtualization has been a major key to the success of everyone's favorite discount travel site as Priceline.com has continued to grow its competitive edge in the face of lean economic times.


In the current economic climate, more and more customers have been turning to Priceline.com for the best possible travel deals on the Web-meaning more traffic, increased unit volume, and all the technology challenges that come with it. These lean economic times have also meant that ROI within the organization has never been more important, which is why Priceline.com-one of the first E-commerce players to adopt virtualization-is continually seeking new ways to remain at the forefront of technology innovation while "following the money."


In this presentation transcript, Priceline.com CIO Ron Rose explains what is so innovative about Pricline.com's datacenter infrastructure and how virtualization has enabled the travel giant to not only survive, but to thrive by delivering benefits such as:

    50% reduction in Total Cost of Data vs. traditional storage50% datacenter storage footprint reduction400% expansion in storage capacity with zero administration headcount increaseFast "On demand" delivery of servers and storageIncreased speed to market for new applications

Download this presentation transcript now to learn how your organization stands to benefit from taking a page out of Priceline.com's travel journal.


Ron Rose
CIO, Priceline
Ron Rose was named CIO of priceline.com in March 1999, and has helped the company grow from a small pre-IPO startup into a significant multinational ecommerce company. Prior to joining chaired their Internet Architecture Committee, and led the development of many of that company's Internet initiatives. Before joining S&P, Mr.Rose led two successful technology startups that focused on telecommunications and technology consulting.

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