HP's N-Class systems to power GetThere.com's web travel service

SINGAPORE, 29 December 1999 -- GetThere.com, a business-to-business Web travel procurement company (formerly Internet Travel Network), has chosen HP 9000 N-Class Enterprise Servers to run the database for its business-critical Internet service.

SINGAPORE, 29 December 1999 -- GetThere.com, a business-to-business Web travel procurement company (formerly Internet Travel Network), has chosen HP 9000 N-Class Enterprise Servers to run the database for its business-critical Internet service.

In order to increase the company's database capacity due to the increase in the volume of customer information, GetThere.com's Oracle relational database and the servers that run it will move to use HP 9000 N-Class Enterprise Servers to leverage on the higher processing power.

The HP 9000 N-Class Enterprise Server is a midrange system that features up to eight of the world's fastest processors, HP's 64-bit PA-8500, and includes many standard features to facilitate the usage of the Internet.

GetThere.com is a provider of Internet-based travel procurement and supply services primarily for businesses and travel suppliers. GetThere.com's services include ITN Global Manager for business travel booking, ITN FlightRez for travel suppliers, and services for Internet-based content and electronic commerce providers and travel agencies.