Our Technologies

Our sophisticated technology can help travel companies grow their business and make it successful.

At Netstorming we prefer to rely on the power of open source technology, whose developments and systems are innovative, secure and cost-effective: our clients and partners can deeply benefit from open source software.
Our consistent use of open source solutions has led our company to become a leading company in Italy in the use of the main "open" systems.
When this choice is not possible, we can develop robust and reliable proprietary software solutions that are constantly updated and improved.

These are some of the technologies we use, the best available on the market:

  • Linux: a robust, reliable and secure operating system both for attacks by hackers and more straightforward viruses. Linux is an almost obligatory choice for those who want to get a server platform with a guaranteed 24/7 up-time.

  • Unix: an operating system that needs no introduction and had significant impact on other operating systems, mainly appreciated for its versatility and safety. At Nestorming we are very familiar with UNIX systems.

  • Apache: one of the most efficient web servers currently available. In addition to belonging to the "free software" category, Apache integrates perfectly with all the other technologies used by NetStorming, becoming an irreplaceable tool for the development of our software.

  • MySQL: this is the most famous open source database in the world and one of the fastest in circulation; it is ideal for dealing with projects of medium / low complexity to guarantee reliability and very high speeds.

  • PostgreSQL: when speed is not everything, NetStorming focuses on the ability of this powerful DBMS (Database Management System) in the creation of complex schemes, triggers and stored procedure to obtain a database able to manage data in complete autonomy and supporting interfacing with all kinds of clients.

  • PHP ("PHP Hypertext Preprocessor"): it is one of the most widespread and complete scripting languages for the web. Its strengths are its ease of use and its excellent performance.

  • Python: robust and reliable object-oriented programming language, which allows software of any complexity to be written with speed and elegance. The enormous expressive power of language drastically reduces the possibility of errors by the developer. The very active community of developers from all over the world unquestionably certifies the validity of this language

  • QMail: one of the most widespread open source mail servers that for years has reached the stability and solidity necessary to be used in complete safety even in large companies.
    In addition to the typical mail accounts, discussion lists and newsletters, it is able to host several email domains by centralizing them on one server.

  • XML ("eXtensible Markup Language"): common language between many applications, both traditional ones and online ones, it pervades most of the applications written by NetStorming, thus making them able to dialogue with most of the current software, without hindering the exchange of data even with still-to-be-written software.

Our server farms and data centers

Whether open source or proprietary, all our systems and solutions are hosted at our server farms located in Rome, Milan, Venice and Geneva: these huge data centers have dedicated space, power supplies, data communication lines, backup systems and follow precise safety procedures to monitor and preserve the physical conditions of all the equipment.

Both for hardware, for software and for networks, NetStorming makes use of partnerships with the main market leaders such as Cisco Systems and HP, allowing to provide maximum technology at the lowest cost.

The air-conditioned environment ensures that the server processors always work according to the correct temperature and humidity parameters.

The powerful UPS systems ensure that, in the event of an energy blackout, the servers and services they supply are always available without any interruption.

The environment is equipped with a sophisticated inert gas fire protection system, capable of extinguishing any fire inside the room without damaging in any way the servers hosted inside and, therefore, avoiding the risk of losing the data stored in them.

Every night the data on the servers is backed up in special machines in our headquarters in Venice.

The server farm connectivity is provided by KPNQwest and WIND, a leading international telecommunications company.

Server farms are equipped with Cisco routers and host HP Proliant, ASUS, SuperMicro multiprocessor servers.

This architecture achieves a functional, scalable and stable system: for us, it is always the software that has to adapt to the needs of the customer and not vice versa.