Published On: Wed, Jun 4th, 2014

Dell engines help Makemytrip run more efficiently


Getting a 30 percent improvement in performance is not an easy task. Especially when it’s an online travel company with a huge database and customer base to cater. Dell took the challenge and with the help of its PowerEdge 12th generation servers and PowerVault storage Makemytrip broke the efficiency barriers while reducing the total management time to 50 percent.


Customer demands are growing day in day out and having a good deal of adaptability to be able to address those needs is crucial in in today’s business scenario. And more so in travel industry where travel prices, changing every minute and suppliers impacting revenue.

MakeMyTrip wanted to consolidate its data center on high-performance servers to outpace market growth within the expanding online travel sector in India. They needed servers that deliver higher performance and could take more load without increasing density or energy consumption.

How did Dell help? MakeMyTrip deployed Dell PowerEdge 12th generation servers to consolidate its data center infrastructure running the company’s private cloud. MakeMyTrip used Dell PowerVault direct attached storage to provide additional storage capacity for its database and server needs. PowerVault Storage is also used as network storage when data needs to be shared across the LAN environment.

MakeMyTrip was able to achieve higher energy efficiency and space savings by maximizing its compute power on Dell PowerEdge R910 and R610 servers, which contributes to the bottom line. The site is now able to support increased footfalls, many of them new. MakeMyTrip also selected Dell ProSupport with Mission Critical 4-Hour Onsite Response which ensured longer availability and a much more dependable experience at user end.

“When customers are searching for a particular travel package, they want highly targeted, quick results or they will simply go elsewhere. With high-performance hardware from Dell, our infrastructure is delivering 30 percent better performance to our site when compared with the existing hardware, which means we can serve our customers faster,” Alleged Sanjay Kharb, Vice President of IT,

“Dell is dedicated to becoming the easiest technology company to do business with, connecting in meaningful ways with the customers we serve to help them achieve their full potential. Dell’s solutions have enabled MakeMyTrip to improve their visibility and automation through the consolidated virtualized infrastructure. Dell provided MakeMyTrip an efficient customer experience that aims at helping them to innovate the online travel business and meet the growing demands of their consumers,” Purported Neeraj Matiyani, Director, Storage Solutions, Dell India

“Within the highly competitive travel industry, having the flexibility to innovate, ability to provide fast, easy and reliable payment options, and respond to specific search inquiries can go a long way in improving consumer conversion rates.  Dell solutions have provided MakeMyTrip end-to-end implementation services that will help manage their additional storage requirements and make it easier to respond to the growing IT demands and complexities of their business. Customers are at the core of what we do at Dell and our ability to constantly engage, understand and respond to their needs gives us a huge competitive advantage in this fast paced market,” Informed Ajay Kaul, Head – North Geo and Channel Head, Dell India.

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Jawed Akhtar

- A Journalist by interest and a Music Enthusiast by passion. Wedded to Mother Nature, Jawed indulges his aesthetics in travelling and reading books of varied genres. Having covered News stories for top Dailies in his formative years, that is, he is game for tryst with Technology at Techmagnifier.

Dell engines help Makemytrip run more efficiently