Southwest Airlines

Transforming IT and Development for the Largest Domestic Air Carrier in the US

"Our goal is to have the cloud seamless and transparent - so our customers, employees and IT team don’t have to care about the technology underlying delivery of the service."

Bob Young, Vice President and CTO, Southwest Airlines
Case Study
Southwest Airlines
  • Growth required new approach to IT
  • Company website had to scale to meet growth
  • Development processes could not handle today’s applications
  • Pivotal GemFire
Key Benefits
  • Reduced server provisioning time
  • Improved performance and reliability for business-critical applications
  • Enabled new social media channels