Choice Hotels moves its IT infrastructure to Amazon Web Services

MIKE WHEATLEY | January 14, 2019

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Amazon Web Services Inc. today announced a big customer win in the hospitality industry, with Choice Hotels International Inc. going “all-in” on its public cloud infrastructure. Choice Hotels, which owns well-known hotel brands such as Ascend Hotel Collection, Cambria Hotels, Comfort, Sleep Inn and Quality Inn, said it’s planning to migrate its entire information technology stack onto Amazon’s cloud. This will entail shifting more than 1,000 software applications to AWS from its legacy data center systems, Choice Hotels said. This planned, three-year undertaking won’t be simple by any means, but Choice Hotels said it believes that doing so will be worthwhile, as it will ensure benefits including better performance, scalability and reliability of its computer systems.

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