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CORRECTING and REPLACING Grupo Transhotel Relies on CDNetworks’ Dynamic Web Acceleration to Speed Online Booking Platform and Consolidate International Growth

Subheadline of release should read: Solution serves close to 50,000 travel agencies worldwide supporting 3.4 million daily enquiries (sted Solution serves close to 50,000 travel agencies worldwide supporting 3.4 daily enquiries).

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GRUPO TRANSHOTEL RELIES ON CDNETWORKS’ DYNAMIC WEB ACCELERATION TO SPEED ONLINE BOOKING PLATFORM AND CONSOLIDATE INTERNATIONAL GROWTH

Solution serves close to 50,000 travel agencies worldwide supporting 3.4 million daily enquiries

CDNetworks, the only multinational content delivery network with local expertise and infrastructure inside Mainland China and across six continents, is helping Spain-based Grupo Transhotel support global delivery and increased availability of its online booking system used daily by 50,000 travel businesses worldwide. The company’s growth and international expansion, especially in Asia, as well as its need to maintain consistent quality of service for customers were drivers in selecting the CDNetworks Dynamic Web Acceleration.

“The Asian market is becoming very important to us, and we needed to count on a company that could support us as we set up new strategies and plans to consolidate our international activities,” said Francisco Javier Diéguez, Architecture and Infrastructure Manager of Transhotel.

Following rapid business growth in Asia, Grupo Transhotel chose CDNetworks to replace its existing CDN provider, citing the ability to guarantee speed and availability of its online TOR booking platform for hotel rooms and travel services, which is integrated into thousands of websites worldwide.

The support and flexibility of the CDNetworks offering has ensured fast and uninterrupted access to the Grupo Transhotel TOR System Advanced booking platform, supporting the average daily 3.4 million enquiries made by travel agencies across the world.

“We just could not allow our service to be hampered by speed or latency problems; we wanted to maintain our high levels of service and ensure that we didn’t put our business and that of our clients at risk,” adds Diéguez.

With 94% of Grupo Transhotel’s business being carried out via the TOR System Advanced booking platform, CDNetworks’ knowledge of powering global e-commerce sites as well as its global Points of Presence (PoPs) in target markets strongly contributed to the decision to change CDN providers.

“We chose CDNetworks because of its reputation of being able to get into distant and developing markets. Given its expertise of the Asian market and in particular China, the decision to work with them was an easy one,” concludes Diéguez.

About Grupo Transhotel

Transhotel is a global travel service provider based in Madrid (Spain). Grupo Transhotel consists of 6 brands related to the tourism sector. The company has more than 700 professionals working towards the main goal of offering its portfolio of more than 60,000 hotels and all types of services throughout the world for 78,800 travel agencies worldwide.

It provides a new concept in Service and always with the latest technology, offering the best solutions for professionals within the tourism sector.

All of the Grupo’s brands offer real solutions to professionals in the tourism industry in their different areas of activity.

For more information on Grupo Transhotel visit http://www.transhotel.com.

About CDNetworks

CDNetworks enables Global Cloud Acceleration. Our mission is to transform the Internet into a secure, reliable, scaleable and high performing Application Delivery Network. CDNetworks’ unique position as the only multinational CDN with expertise and infrastructure in China, Russia and other emerging markets, enables us to be trusted partners in local markets, while serving as foremost experts on extending into global markets. Accelerating more than 17,500 global websites and cloud services over our 140 PoPs, CDNetworks serves our e-business customers across industries like finance, travel, eCommerce, learning management, high tech, manufacturing and media. CDNetworks has been serving our enterprise customers for more than 13 years, and has offices in the U.S., Korea, China, Japan, and the UK. For more information, please visit: http://www.cdnetworks.com.

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