Compaq Boosts Presence in Travel & Leisure Market

Compaq Computer Corporation
(NYSE: CPQ) has bolstered its presence in the travel and leisure market with
the addition of new partners to its Solutions Alliance Program.  Key partners
have joined the program to deliver comprehensive solutions tailored to meet
the needs of the travel and leisure industry.
These solutions, which include server level hardware and software, enable
users to secure lowest fares, manage complex reservations, and provide a
comprehensive single view of all customer activity.  This program leverages
Compaq`s NonStop platform that provides the highest levels of system
availability with extreme scalability required to meet the needs of travel
providers` most demanding customers.
“The Internet is creating a new level of demand and challenge for travel
shopping and booking and our customers need solutions that meet those needs,”
said Chris Rooke, vice president, marketing, of Compaq`s NonStop Division.
“The NonStop platform provides the lowest total cost of ownership and best
return on investment for customers who need their systems to run seven days a
week, 24-hours a day.  Working closely with partners like Atinera, Fourth
Dimension Software and Gestation, Inc., experts in the travel and leisure
industry, Compaq is able to drive down costs of distribution, and improve
customer service simultaneously.”

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