Splunk Customer Recognized as Innovator by CIO Magazine
Pegasus Solutions Selected As One of the CIO 100 Award Honorees
PR Newswire — August 25, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ — IDG’s CIO magazine selected Splunk customer, Pegasus Solutions, as a recipient of the 2010 CIO 100. The 23rd annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT). Pegasus, the world’s leading provider of technology and services to hotels and travel distributors, named Splunk as a key partner in the win, and a technology crucial to its success.
“This year’s CIO 100 awards draws well-deserved attention to companies that are not only innovating with IT but creating genuine business value as well,” said Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief of CIO Magazine & Events. “These winning companies and their IT organizations are an inspiration to businesses everywhere.”
“Pegasus Solutions processes billions of transactions per month for nearly 100,000 hotels worldwide,” said Mark Peacock, CIO Pegasus Solutions. “We have worked tirelessly to rebuild our central reservations system (CRS) and offer the best next-generation technology solutions to support our growth and our customers’ success. Being honored in the CIO 100 is a huge achievement, not only for us, but for key partners, such as Splunk, who share in our success.”
Splunk helped Pegasus to eliminate several point solutions, save money, and streamline the design requirements of the CRS. Splunk is used as the single interface for monitoring application performance and stability while also providing end-to-end insight across all transactions.
“Every time someone makes a hotel reservation online, chances are Pegasus is involved,” said Godfrey Sullivan, president and CEO of Splunk. “Splunk is the primary monitoring, customer service and analytics technology for the Pegasus CRS and delivers tailored dashboards across the organization – enabling operational visibility from customer support and operations to the CIO. We’re thrilled Pegasus has received this recognition.”
The 2010 CIO 100 awards will be presented at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on August 24th at the conclusion of the twelfth annual CIO 100 Symposium? and Awards Ceremony.
Splunk is the world’s leading software used to monitor, report and analyze live streaming IT data as well as terabytes of historical data – located on-premise or in the cloud. Almost half of the Fortune 100 and more than 1,800 enterprises, service providers and government organizations in 70 countries use Splunk to improve service levels, reduce IT operations costs, mitigate security risks, and drive new levels of operational visibility.
About CIO Magazine
CIO produces award-winning content and community resources for information technology executives thriving and prospering in this fast-paced era of business, as well as create opportunities for information technology and consumer marketers to reach them. The CIO portfolio includes CIO.com, CIO magazine (launched in 1987), CIO Executive Programs and the CIO Executive Council. CIO properties provide business technology leaders with analysis and insight on information technology trends and a keen understanding of IT’s role in achieving business goals. The U.S. edition of the magazine and website are recipients of more than 200 awards to date, including three Grand Neals from the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards and two Magazine of the Year awards from the National Society of Business Publication Editors. CIO websites and magazines appear in more than 25 countries, including Australia, Canada, China, France and Germany. CIO are produced by CXO Media a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s leading technology media, research and event company.
About the CIO 100
The recipients of this year’s CIO 100 award were selected through a three-step process. First, companies filled out an online application form detailing their innovative IT and business initiatives. Next, a team of judges reviewed the applications in depth, looking for unique practices and substantial results. Finally, CIO editors reviewed the judges’ recommendations and voted on the final 100. Once the top 100 honorees were selected, several honorees were chosen to receive an additional special award. The recipients of this special award will be revealed at the CIO 100 awards ceremony in August.
Complete coverage of the 2010 CIO 100 awards will be online at www.cio.com on June 1, 2010 and in the August 1st issue of CIO magazine.
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