Royal Caribbean

Delivering a better guest experience and improved application availability at sea. Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd. is the world’s second largest cruise line; it includes Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Pullmantur Cruises, which take guests to more than 280 destinations around the world. Internet cafes on board are relied on by guests to email, send e-postcards and check their favorite Web sites during their vacations.

Challenge

Royal Caribbean needed to ensure a great Internet experience for cruise passengers and crew, while also protecting employees from inappropriate Web content, malicious threats and malware.

Solution

Royal Caribbean deployed Blue Coat solutions for information security and compliance, malware protection, web filtering, WAN optimization and bandwidth management to optimize and secure the flow of information to its employees and guests in offices or at sea.

Benefits

  • Offer a safe Internet experience to passengers and crew - protecting them from malware, malicious Web content and inappropriate Websites.
  • Reduced costs - comply with satellite provider agreements to avoid overage charges
  • Improved performance of Oracle JD Edwards by 30 percent
  • Deliver ship manifests to countries’ port authorities in a timely manner to ensure compliance
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