MICROS Adds iRiS Software Systems to Its MICROS Commerce PlatformTM, Enabling Mobile Guest Interaction in the Hospitality Industry
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Release Date: March 6, 2014
Louise J. Casamento Vice President of Marketing
Marc Jarvis Marketing Manager
Columbia, MD – March 6, 2014—MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce the addition of iRiS Software System's hospitality guest service applications to the hosted MICROS Commerce PlatformTM (MCP).
MICROS' recently released MCP provides for the integration of content across a single site, including the integration of multiple third‐party solutions. iRiS' award‐winning guest service applications, iRiS Valet, iRiS F&B, iRiS Lobby, iRiS Mobile Concierge and iRiS Spa will now be part of the MCP community.
"We are pleased to offer the iRiS hospitality guest services applications, which deliver an exciting mobile guest experience that fully integrates with our MICROS solutions installed around the world," stated Tim Brown, SVP eCommerce, MICROS. "The ability to connect an unlimited number of third‐party solutions to our customers in such a seamless manner through the MCP management module is a key capability of the MICROS Commerce Platform. With MCP, our customers can focus on their brands and guest engagement as MICROS has made the technology easy."
"iRiS is delighted to announce that MICROS has chosen to partner with us to offer our products to the market on a larger scale," stated Chris Atkin, iRiS Chief Commercial Officer. "The partnership validates our position as a leading platform for guest facing applications and enables us to continue investing in our core technology. By bringing together operational and guest‐facing products, our customers can deliver the kind of services already enjoyed by the airline and banking sectors. Our joint offering allows customers to be more flexible with their business models, drive new revenues and maintain stronger communications with guests pre‐, during and post‐stay. This is a very exciting time for the industry as a whole and MICROS is ideally positioned to help the industry deliver on its goals."
About iRiS Software Systems
London‐based iRiS Software Systems Ltd is an award‐winning interactive guest services application creator, providing apps designed for hotels, cruise lines and restaurants. The iRiS applications are designed to improve the guest experience, increase revenues and reduce costs, improve communications between guests and staff and provide a smart marketing tool. Both tablet and mobile phone applications are available. For further information visit: www.iris.net
About MICROS Systems, Inc.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides leading enterprise‐wide applications, services and hardware for the hospitality and retail industries. Serving an extensive portfolio of clients worldwide, MICROS solutions are utilized in hotels, casinos, table and quick service restaurants, retail, leisure and entertainment, fuel and convenience, cruise, and travel operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. MICROS combines its industry knowledge and expertise to provide cloud‐based, mobile and on premise solutions that allow its clients to streamline operations and successfully engage their customers.
MICROS applications include point of sale, property management, central systems, business intelligence, eCommerce, loyalty, CRM, loss prevention, distributed order management, labor management, inventory management, and merchandise planning solutions. MICROS services include hosting and SaaS, platform implementation and integration, strategic business consulting, interactive marketing, design services including creative and user experience, and managed services. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.
For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, please contact Louise Casamento, Vice President of Marketing at (443) 285‐8144 or (866) 287‐4736. You can also visit the MICROS website at www.micros.com or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow MICROS on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and the MICROS Blog.