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Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, today announced that Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas, a new multimillion dollar venue and Nevada's largest water park, has selected the InfoGenesis™ POS solution to streamline food and beverage operations and enhance guest service. The park opened Memorial Day weekend. "Agilysys is an ideal partner for us, with a point-of-sale system that will help us save time and money and provide a superior guest experience," said Takuya Ohki, general manager of Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas. "The InfoGenesis POS system is used successfully at several of our sister properties and is one of the most advanced point-of-sale solutions on the market. We particularly like its openness, accessible user interface and real-time reporting features. The system is also extremely user-f... (more)

Agilysys Eatec® System Enhances Efficiency at University of Akron

Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software and services, today announced that the University of Akron Dining Services in Akron, Ohio, has selected the Agilysys Eatec® inventory and procurement system. The solution will enhance efficiency and streamline operations at 27 campus outlets, including dining halls, convenience stores and retail outlets. The Eatec system also will be used for catering events at the university. "After a comprehensive search for an inventory and procurement solution that would best meet the needs of the university, we determined that the Agilysys Eatec system had the features and functionality we required," said University of Akron Director of Dining Services Gary Goldberg. "We not only have a large number of foodservice outlets but also very diverse dining and catering req... (more)

Agilysys Increases Functionality of NextManager Solution

Agilysys has announced that they have integrated their NextManager solution with Evolution Robotics Retail's LaneHawk product to help provide retailers with an increased level of bottom-of-basket security. Agilysys recently partnered with Evolution Robotics to assist retailers with detecting and recognizing items on the bottom of a shopping cart, and then sending the UPC information to the point-of-sale system via an Ethernet connection.  This process helps to ensure that stores get paid for their BOB items.  By integrating its NextManager solution with LaneHawk, Agilysys is taking the process one step further, as the combined products proactively address all facets of losses arising from the bottom of the basket, including theft, forgetfulness, sweethearting or lapses in training. "The integration between the two products helps to increase BOB security for retailer... (more)

Microsoft Announces 2009 Partner of the Year Awards Finalists and Winners

Microsoft Corp. has announced the winners and finalists of its 2009 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. The annual awards honor Microsoft Registered, Certified and Gold Certified partners for delivering exemplary solutions for their customers during the past year. Award winners and finalists were chosen from nominations from around the world. 2,000 entries were submitted by partners worldwide; the award finalists and winners were selected from a group of nominations based on their dedicated use of Microsoft technologies to provide solutions for their customers' needs. "Partners are the key to igniting business innovation through great technology as well as helping customers drive down costs," said Allison L. Watson, corporate vice president of the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. "Congratulations to the 2009 Partner Award winners, who have demonstrated a su... (more)

Agilysys Attains Gold Certified Partner Status in Microsoft Partner Program

Agilysys announced it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program with competencies in Business Process and Integration Solutions, Data Management Solutions, ISV/Software Solutions and Networking Infrastructure Solutions, recognizing Agilysys’ expertise and impact in the technology marketplace.  As a Gold Certified Partner, Agilysys has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and a proven ability to meet customers’ needs.  Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including access, training and support, giving them a competitive advantage in the channel. “We are extremely pleased to have attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program,” said Bob Bailey, executive vice president, Agilysys.  “This allows us to clearly promote our expertise and relationship with Microsoft to our ... (more)

Agilysys Solution Suite Selected by Trump Hotel Las Vegas

Agilysys has announced that Trump Hotel Las Vegas has selected a comprehensive suite of hospitality software solutions from Agilysys to streamline operations at the 1,282-suite luxury condominium hotel property. Trump Las Vegas has implemented the Visual One property management system InfoGenesis POS, and the Stratton Warren System, an inventory and procurement solution, all by Agilysys. The Visual One Multi-Property Enterprise System is currently being rolled out to all Trump Hotel Collection locations. Trump Hotel Las Vegas is using the following solutions from Agilysys: - Visual One Property Management System, a comprehensive and fully integrated property management solution that offers a variety of features and functionality, including front office operations, guest history, housekeeping, reservations management, room maintenance and more. Trump Las Vegas is usi... (more)

Agilysys Selected by Snoqualmie Casino

Agilysys has announced that Snoqualmie Casino has selected Eatec Solutions and InfoGenesis POS by Agilysys  to provide increased efficiency and control costs related to inventory and procurement for this upscale casino and entertainment venue. Eatec Solutions by Agilysys is a Microsoft Windows-based, full-featured inventory and procurement software solution. Along with its core purchasing, inventory, recipe, forecasting, production and sales analysis functions, the system also offers modules for catering, restaurant and retail. The modular software structure enables customers to construct the exact set of features they need to control inventory and optimize production. Snoqualmie Casino is using the buffet management module to view food consumption versus revenue and the retail module to create custom bar code labels for the casino gift shop. InfoGenesis POS by Ag... (more)

Agilysys Announces Beta Site for Guest 360(TM), Next-Generation Property Management Solution

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. , a leading provider of innovative IT solutions, including specifically-designed hospitality software solutions, has announced the beta site for Guest 360(TM), the company's next-generation property management solution. Guest 360, which was recognized as 'Best New Technology' at HITEC 2007, is on schedule for beta testing in November 2008 with Hutton Hotel in Nashville, Tenn., a 250-room upscale property developed and managed by Amerimar Enterprises, Inc. (Logo: ) "We are excited about this new technology from Agilysys and look forward to implementing it," said Steven P. Andre, general manager at Hutton Hotel, which is scheduled to open in early 2009. "Guest 360 is not just another property management system. It will enable us to actually anticipa... (more)

Agilysys Signs Agreement with Beatty and Company

CLEVELAND, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative IT solutions, announces a strategic partnership with Beatty and Company Computing Inc. The agreement enables Agilysys to add Beatty and Company's Beacen(TM) vSeries® software, which provides industry leading carrier grade desktop virtualization, to the already extensive Agilysys list of technology solutions and to create custom solutions which utilize the Beacen vSeries software. (Logo: ) As an Authorized BEACEN Reseller, Agilysys will now be able to offer its customers and prospects the Beacen vSeries software, which is aimed at helping businesses maximize productivity and minimize administration overhead in data-intensive environments, such as call centers. Key components of the Beacen vSeries inclu... (more)

Bally Technologies to Host More Than 400 Customer Users at 7th Annual Systems User Conference March 23-25 in Las Vegas

Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, announced today that it will present its two-day Systems User Conference 7 at The Venetian Las Vegas March 23-25. “We are thrilled that more than 400 customer users have registered to attend our Systems User Conference 7, which is ahead of last year and means that there is a great deal of interest in Bally’s current and new system and server-based technology offerings,” said Richard Haddrill, Chief Executive Officer of Bally Technologies. “In this two-day conference, we will help our customers maximize their investment in Bally Systems to gain a competitive edge, while giving them an evolutionary roadmap to our newest technology and future offerings.” Ramesh Srinivasan, Bally Technologies’ Executive Vice President – Systems, a... (more)

Telx Hosts Eighth Annual Customer Business Exchange (CBX) Event

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 04/13/10 -- Telx®, a leading interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, today announced that the Eighth Annual Customer Business Exchange (CBX) Event will be held on Thursday, June 3, 2010 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square, New York City. Telx's CBX is a unique business event designed to bring its industry leading colocation and interconnection Global Marketplace face-to-face with participating customers and partners, facilitating new business relationships among the many global network provider, telecommunications, cloud computing, media and entertainment, financial services and enterprise companies that reside within any of Telx's 15 facilities. Telx's CBX is regularly attended by key decision-makers and media contacts, where colocation customers, partners and industry experts showcase ... (more)