AT&T, Worldspan expand pact

25th Aug 2006

AT&T have expanded their contract with Worldspan, L.P. to help the global travel technology provider deliver faster, more reliable and more efficient online travel services to its customers. Worldspan has reported a 58 percent share of the processing of all global distribution system online air transactions.

AT&T’s solution combines a physically diverse infrastructure with intelligent route control technology to dynamically identify the optimal path for Worldspan’s internet applications, improving the performance and reliability of Worldspan’s online data services. As a result, Worldspan can better manage and direct its online traffic, enabling Worldspan’s customers to access its services with increased speed and accuracy.

“Our AT&T network options give us the security and the high level of efficiency that we need in order to operate in the incredibly fast-paced and competitive online marketplace,” said Kelly Higgins, vice president of Network and e-Commerce Systems for Worldspan. “By leveraging AT&T’s scalable global network, we also have the reliability we need to keep Worldspan at the forefront of the e-commerce business.”

Using its AT&T network, Worldspan will continue to provide the largest travel Web sites with superior access to the inventories, reservations and ticketing of travel suppliers worldwide.


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