Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG)
Entertainment Benefits Group (EBG) is a leading provider of entertainment and travel worldwide. The Company leverages substantial volume and buying power to maximize the benefits for its clients, supplier partners and end users through multiple brands and platforms. The company sells more than 4 Million admissions to attractions and events in the in United States annually. EBG acquired a division of Travelocity, Travelocity on location, which had over 30 sales offices throughout Las Vegas. The infrastructure for Travelocity on Location was being provided under contract by EDS (Electronic Data Systems) and HP (Hewlett Packard) Enterprise Services. EBG had a 120 day deadline to complete the technology transfer from the EDS managed system to EBG’s private network. This included the replacement of the entire phone system, expansion of the existing EBG active directory domain, exchange email and integration of the Travelocity on Location AS400 mainframe order entry system.
4IT put together a design team and leveraged its vendor relationships to design a comprehensive project plan and implementation schedule. A 4IT Project Manager and 4IT staff engineer were on site in Las Vegas while the remaining Miami based project staff headed the network engineering design team and worked on the configuration and pre-load of all equipment. Some of the services and products provided provided included system design and architecture, project management, phone system transition, vendor management, complete documentation and system monitoring.