In data centers what do we often see? Racks and racks of servers and storage, a large part of which may be idle. The challenge is to be max-efficient. Expedia asked its developers what they wanted, and they unanimously said- FAST.
Expedia wanted the systems and processes and bandwidth to be fast but in such a way that infrastructure should be friction free, self services (no tickets), support private and public cloud, and no vendor lock-in for any software or cloud service.
Now Expedia is speeding up deployments, the way we do business and innovation. Listen to Rajeev Khanna, VP Global Infrastructure, Expedia INC