The Amadeus Data Centre

The Amadeus Data Centre

At Amadeus we are committed to working together with our customers to shape the future of travel. We believe in building and maintaining long-term, mutually beneficial relationships, focusing on our customers’ evolving business needs – and our data centre in Erding, Germany, is a fine example of that.

The Amadeus Data Centre is one of the world’s biggest data processing centres dedicated to the travel industry. It houses a future-oriented scalable technology based mainly on open systems and a service-oriented architecture.

In 2015, more than 400 million travel bookings and over 747 million passengers boarded were processed in the Amadeus Data Centre.

The size, too, is impressive; 30,000 cubic metres of concrete and 3,500 tonnes of steel in the bare shell alone.

Cornerstone

Cornerstone
July 8th, 1988

Data centre under construction

Data centre under
construction

1989

Aerial view

 Aerial view
 1992

Amadeus Data Centre

Amadeus Data
Centre

Nowadays

By the time construction began computers were expanding in power and shrinking in size so quickly that four of the ten originally-planned cells were no longer needed. Only three fifths of the data centre’s pentagon were finally built.

A ‘pyramid of security’ model was used to plan the centre’s spaces. Each function has its own self-contained structure. The more important a function the deeper inside the building it is positioned, making the whole centre all reliable as possible.

The six secure rooms that contain the data centre’s IT systems are separated from the outside world by five other secure zones, adding extra security to the facility.

Our customers’ success is our success. Amadeus solutions and services have a proven track record of delivering business results for our customers. The Amadeus Data Centre’s numbers speak for themselves when trying to grasp just how Amadeus achieves that.

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Amadeus is a truly worldwide company, present in almost every market. We are an established global leader offering world class solutions, managed and delivered with our first-hand local expertise in more than 190 markets.