Mexico hotel giant puts its IT in Texas

Computer World, 7/30/2012

The U.S. has been shipping application development work offshore for years, but cloud computing may help make America a data center services exporter.

Take Grupo Posadas, a large hotel group in Mexico. It has five data centers supporting more than 17,000 guest rooms in over 100 hotels and other lines of business. It runs three of those data centers itself and two others through outsourcing partners.

But the company is moving almost all of its IT capability to a data center in Texas run by managed hosting company Savvis.

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