"We chose the Maestro AFE solution because, like both Wandrian and Syntenic, Crescendo has a focused commitment on technological innovation and customer satisfaction," stated Ian Rae, President and CEO of Syntenic Inc.
"We wanted an AFE solution that could scale and grow with our customers needs - and Maestro's
purpose-built architecture allows it to sustain performance numbers greater than all competitive solutions," continued Rae
has developed and implemented advanced e-commerce solutions for the rail industry and travel community, a market that represents over 12 billion a year in total transaction revenue, positioning Wandrian
to become the leader in online rail ticket sales.
"The company relies on Syntenic
to ensure the performance of their web sites and the RailKey application, both vital to maximizing sales and increasing their revenue," Rae
From the beginning Syntenic recognized that it needed to be able to predictably scale Wandrian's
application performance to adjust for tremendous organic growth, seasonal variances and peak traffic events, with March to August representing RailKey's busiest period.
As an industry veteran, Rae
wanted a hardware-based AFE platform that would allow him to concurrently enable multiple features such as TCP and SSL acceleration, compression and load balancing, without causing degradation of the application or the application front end.
After researching and evaluating competitive products, Syntenic
chose Crescendo's Maestro AFE to provide best-of-breed application acceleration on the host site and deliver the results Wandrian and other clients required.
concluded that Maestro
was the only AFE that allocated dedicated hardware and memory resources for each AFE feature.