|Client ||:||Online Travel Booking Site|
|Industry||:||Travel, Transportation and Hospitality|
|Practice Area||:||Information Lifecycle Governance & Security|
The client is an online travel booking site that gives leisure travelers multiple ways to save on their hotel rooms, airline tickets, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises. In addition to getting compelling published prices, travelers can take advantage of the client’s famous services, which can deliver the lowest prices available, or where travelers can take advantage of hotel discounts without bidding. The client provides online travel services in over 180 countries, employs over 5000 staff. The client has been growing rapidly - its mobile travel bookings alone grew 160% in 2013.
Oracle® E-Business Suite, a business-critical ERP application represented an ongoing corporate investment by the client. This application empowers new business initiatives, supports daily operations and drives revenue generation. The application also collects and accumulates a wealth of business information – a valuable asset to the client’s business - that must be managed and preserved throughout its lifecycle.
As the company grew, the data collected within Oracle EBS was growing by 2-3 million records per day, with orders worth $100K and more on travel-related purchases, such as airline tickets and hotel stays. Business growth, data retention requirements and the data multiplier effect resulted in a complex data landscape characterized by massive data volume within the Oracle EBS application and its modules.
There was a need to:
The Estuate helped the client realize benefits of a full-lifecycle data management strategy for their Oracle E-Business Suite. The solution focuses on managing archives and retention periods cost-effectively and consistently over the full lifespan of the client’s business data. The solution:
Estuate’s enterprise data management and database archiving capabilities delivered benefits that supported the client’s IT and business objectives. The solution:
Estuate’s solution allowed us to reduce our production footprint, control data growth and improve our monthly general ledger closing cycle. Seamless access to archived and current data allowed end users to access their relocated data using tools that they were already using. Estuate’s professionals not only solved our immediate problem on hand, but also helped us implement a robust data management strategy.
Director, Finance – IT.