Tech & Innovation

Aer Lingus take-off a virtual reality

By Business & Finance
25 June 2015
Enterprise Solutions Aer Lingus-Citrix Award
Pictured at the presentation of the Citrix Global Innovation Award (L-R): Derek Cullen, director, Enterprise Solutions; Derek Monahan, Aer Lingus; Mark Templeton, CEO, Citrix; Mike Flynn, Aer Lingus; and Graham Frazer, enterprise sales manager, Citrix Ireland.

Irish IT firm Enterprise Solutions develops global award-winning cloud system for Aer Lingus.

The Irish information technology services company, Enterprise Solutions has designed and implemented a cutting edge new IT platform for Aer Lingus that allows employees to work securely from anywhere, anytime and on any device – including a fleet of 2,500 Apple iPads.

The cloud-based system was designed and implemented by a dedicated team of Enterprise Solutions consultants over a period of 18 months.

The project was nominated for and has won the prestigious Citrix Global Innovation Award in Florida, beating off competition from around the world.

Using multiple solutions from Citrix, the global leader in virtualisation, networking and mobility technology, Enterprise Solutions introduced a highly secure, mobile, user-friendly system to Aer Lingus that enables employees to achieve greater productivity through a more flexible approach to work.

Other companies shortlisted for the Citrix Global Innovation Award included US energy company Exelon for an employee mobility solution, Australian engineering and construction services provider John Holland for an employee safety and risk management system, and major league baseball team, the Miami Marlins, for a virtual desktop environment and migration project.