Success Story: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines: Accenture helps KLM streamline IT costs and drive efficiency using open-source software solutions
Accenture and KLM teamed together to define and realize a new OSS-based version of the existing KLM WebFarm platform, to ensure continuity for business critical web applications, and to be able meet new business requirements in a flexible manner.
KLM and Accenture are taking the advantage of open source software to reduce costs for hardware, operating systems , middleware and business applications. The new platform, aligned with the group strategy to leverage RHEL based platforms on cost-effective commodity hardware, leverages more open source software technologies on both the operating system level (LINUX) and the application server level (JBOSS). Addtionally, KLM uses a number of open source business application platforms, including portals and document management systems.