There’s been so much talk about Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in recent years that stalwarts Platform-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service rarely get a look in.
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) was probably the Big Data of the early-2000s – at term bounded about to describe a concept which actually had its roots going back decades.
Many companies and even whole industries have been blind-sided by new entrants who are empowered by technology and changing consumer behavior rather than old business models and processes.
The Rainmaker Group, the seller of revenue management software to the gaming and hospitality industries, announced today that it has received a $33.8 million equity investment from Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), a leading multi-stage investment firm.
Growing out of a partnership between ezRez Software and PayPal, members of United Airlines’ MileagePlus loyalty program are expected next year to be able to use miles to pay for products and services directly from merchants who accept PayPal.
HP finally took the wraps off the branding of the airline reservations system it is developing, calling it the HP Agilaire Passenger Service Solution.
Okay, deep breath. Now letâ€™s get to the question of why you should care about the infrastructure or architecture that your travel technology provider uses?
The other week a few of my fellow Tnooz Nodes and I were having a discussion about whether or not companies in the travel industry should care about the software architecture that their software vendors employ.