American Airlines selects IBM as its cloud provider

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed November 29, 2016 17:45

American Airlines selects IBM as its cloud provider

American Airlines has named IBM as its cloud provider. As part of the partnership, American Airlines will move select enterprise applications to IBM’s Cloud. The airline will be able to leverage the global footprint of IBM Cloud, which consists of more than 50 data centers spanning 17 countries, as well as a wide range of application development capabilities through IBM Bluemix. In addition the company will have access to IBM advanced analytics capabilities and technologies, all of which will enable the company to advance its enterprise into a cognitive infrastructure that offers greater resiliency and better customer experiences.

“With the incredible proliferation of and access to data, cloud is becoming a platform for innovation. The scalability and performance of the IBM Cloud, combined with Bluemix, turns the cloud into an enabler of innovation and a way to create new services and business models.” said Robert LeBlanc, Senior Vice President, IBM Cloud. “This partnership is about delivering the flexibility to American Airline’s business, allowing them to enhance their customer relationships and further gain a competitive advantage.”

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed November 29, 2016 17:45