EZYield has completed a significant round of
upgrades to its server environment, allowing its suite of global
solutions, including channel management, a website booking engine,
and integrated reservation delivery, to run faster, more
powerfully and with greater security.
Now operating on a
40-gigabit InfiniBand network - one of the most powerful and
fastest bandwidth standards on the market - EZYield’s 3,800 hotel
clients have already begun experiencing connection speeds that are
eight times faster than the previous data network.
of the next-generation system has improved as well, with the number
of physical servers more than doubling to ensure that the EZYield
network can continue its exponential international growth without
the risk of diminished performance.
significantly, EZYield has built its own internal virtualized
computing environment augmented by the use of Amazon Elastic
Compute Cloud. This combination of technologies enables EZYield’s
product to scale quickly and be deployed to key regions globally.
The technology structure allows EZYield to quickly and virtually
migrate its servers to any data center throughout the world.
Combined with automation servers that backup to the Amazon
platform, providing top-to-bottom redundancy that ensures the
entire network remains fully functional and secure - and that no
client data is lost - even in the event of a sustained outage.
Automated load balancing and bandwidth purchase also allows EZYield to
cost-effectively scale its systems to handle heavy rate loading
and updating periods, scaling back during off-peak hours.
The comprehensive virtualization measures—which
include virtual data centers in Singapore, Japan, Ireland, as well
as in the United States—mean new servers can go live in any part
of the world within an hour.
create a truly cutting-edge computer environment - networking just
doesn’t get any quicker than this,” said Michael Miller, EZYield’s
chief technology officer. “It will make the actual connection
speed between the channel management platform and the OTAs
lightning-quick, while also increasing the scalability of the
system. Simply put, we’ve improved from standard equipment to
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