- Dell technologyenables a first-of-its-kindthemed waterpark to deliver world-class, interactive entertainment to visitors
- Commitment to meeting customer needs and project timeline ensures waterpark opens on schedule
- Open-standard technology promises seamless customer experience across 10 themed zones and the park’s integrated facilities
BANG SARAY, Thailand, July 18, 2014–Delltoday announced that Cartoon Network Amazone, the world’s first Cartoon Network-themed waterpark, has chosenDell technology to power operations in the parkandcreate an immersive entertainmentexperience for visitors achat viagra suisse. Dell’s high-performance, open-standard platform enables interoperability across the waterpark’s multiple attractions and ensures a seamless visitor experience from point-of-sale (POS) and ticketing system to radio-frequency identification (RFID)-enabled cashless system, interactive kiosks, closed-circuit television (CCTV), Wi-Fi network, as well as automation of backendIT systems, including finance and accounting applications.
Cartoon Network Amazone will be fully operational andopen to the general public at the end of 2014.Initially, the waterpark will feature water rides, slides, wave pools, lagoonsand many more attractions within10 Cartoon Network-inspired entertainment zones, bringing to life popular animated cartoon characters that kids of all ages have come to love.The 14-acretheme park also houses 12 food and beverage outlets, a retail store, over 150 interactive installations,augmented reality hubs throughout the park and Thailand’s first aqua theatre whereguests can be entertained by live shows and performances.
To power the computing needsof this expansive facility, ensure efficient operationsand maximum uptime of business-critical IT systems, the park deployedDell’s data centre solutions comprising DellPowerEdge rack servers, Dell Storage solutions, Dell Networking switches and access points, and Dell SonicWALL Network Security Appliance (NSA) Series of next-generation firewalls. The park also utilises Dell OptiPlex All-in-One desktops for its interactive kiosks at the park’s information centre, as well as Dell Precision workstations, Dell Latitudeand Dell XPS notebooks for staff productivity at the facility.
Liakat Dhanji, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon Falls Co. Ltd., developer and operator of Cartoon Network Amazone, said, “Dell technologyplays a critical role in helping us deliver aworld-class entertainment experience for our guests at the front-end while enabling our staff to work efficientlyat the back-end. We want to give our guests an exciting adventure of a lifetime from the moment they enter the park. To do this, we need reliable technology powering that journey every step of the way.”To provide convenience for customers, the park employs a cashless payment system, backed by Dell infrastructure,that allows customers to make purchases and order food and beverage while splashing about at the aqua-play areas, without the hassle of physical cash transactions. Customers can then pay for products and services or top-up the value on their RFID wristbands wirelessly at various checkpoints throughout the park.
All Dell systems on the park are supported by Dell Servicesfor preventive maintenance, ensuring onsite rapid response time and issues resolution, saving valuable time for the park’s IT team.
“Dell was the only IT solutions provider that could match our expectations of full service and warranties,and meet project requirements with complete solutions and services that would enable us to focus on improving thefacilities we provide at the park and explore innovative possibilities,instead of being encumbered with IT operations and maintenance,” Dhanjiadded.
“Dell has long supported the entertainment industry with our high-performance computing solutions,from enabling the creation of visual effects in Oscar-nominated filmsto 3D-rendering for music videos of Grammy-winning band that have captivated millions of movie-goers and music fans around the world,” saidNg Tian Beng, Dell’s vice president and managing director for South Asia.“Today, we are proud to bringour technology capabilitiesto Cartoon Network Amazone that will entertain millions more who visit the park over the years to come.
“It’s easy to forget the technology that goes behind all that high-octane energy when you’re having fun.And that’s how it should be –high-compute power residingout-of-sight in a data centre that enables flawless operations of a complex environment such as this, so visitors can experience what they came for,” added Ng.