MICROS Systems has won the contract with the Village of Bridgeview and Toyota Park to integrate its MICROS POS solution for fans of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club. Toyota Park is a Chicago-based stadium which hosts a wide array of sporting and entertainment events for the area. The solution includes MICROS 9700 Hospitality Management System (HMS) with 92 Keyboard Workstation 270 (KW270) POS terminals for concession operations, 5 Workstation 5A (WS5A) touchscreen terminals for premium operations, and the MICROS Perpetual Inventory and Event Management Solution for increased control of operations.
Over 150 Zaxby’s locations have deployed MICROS’s “myinventory” to better manage and control in-store inventories at all of its corporate and 60+ franchisee locations. The “myinventory” solution-integrated with the MICROS POS- extends Zaxby’s list of deployed MICROS solutions at its 535 casual restaurants in the Southern United States. MICROS’ “myinventory” optimizes the management of inventory, and provides all the information required to maintain stock in a cost effective manner for cumulative, daily and ad hoc reports related to ordering, receiving, inventory counts, waste and more.
Elavon global payments provider and MICROS Systems information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries have forged their partnership. With this development, MICROS’s centrally-hosted “Simphony” enterprise POS solution has been certified to connect with Elavon’s “Fusebox” hosted payment gateway, giving hospitality organizations with the MICROS POS solution the ability to connect to a variety of payment processors. This subsequently eliminates any need to conduct multiple direct-processor certifications, and simplifying upgrades and enhancements since both “Simphony” and “Fusebox” are hosted in secure data centers. Also, “Fusebox” replaces actual cardholder data with unique Token IDs that protect data at rest and stored in POS systems.
Tabbedout secure and convenient way to open, view and pay a tab with a smartphone is now fully integrated with the POS technology of industry leader MICROS Systems. This offering means a larger segment of the hospitality industry across the country can now promote a mobile payment option – and the more than 69M U.S. consumers with smartphones in their pockets have an instant, secure and free way to experience mobile payment today. Available for free on both iPhone and Android smartphones, the Tabbedout application was built by security experts and allows users to store credit card information directly on their phone, under passphrase protection, instead of on host servers. Users can view and pay their tab at their own pace.
The Second Cup Cafe has selected MICROS as its exclusive and preferred restaurant technology provider for its nearly 170 locations are installed with the MICROS e7 restaurant point-of-sale (POS) system and mymicros.net restaurant enterprise system. The roll-out will continue with an additional 130 locations over the next few months. Second Cup required an intuitive restaurant POS system that was affordable for the cafes, easy to install to minimize the disruption to business flow, yet customizable to reflect Second Cup’s specific requirements. The MICROS partnership allows Second Cup to facilitate control throughout the enterprise and implement changes in menu items, prices, taxes, and other POS configurations.
MICROS Systems announced Chase Field has selected its “MICROS 9700 Hospitality Management System (HMS)” as its POS platform. The platform contains 240 of the newly released “MICROS Keyboard Workstation 270’s,” the latest innovation of POS terminals from MICROS, and 26 new Motorola “MC-55 Handheld” devices to facilitate In-Seat service in the club level. For ticket holders “MICROS 9700 HMS” provides Chase Field the ability to accept loaded tickets as payment at the food and beverage point-of-sale terminals, further enhancing the fan experience and driving additional consumer purchases. The Arizona Diamondbacks have been at Chase Field since 1998.
Heartland Payment Systems and MICROS Systems have reached an amicable settlement of a 2007 lawsuit, and have concluded a restructured and expanded business relationship in which they are now working together to bring new payments solutions to the restaurant, lodging, and retail industries. Heartland is the National Restaurant Associationâs official preferred provider of card processing, payroll, check management, tip management and gift marketing services (www.gofullcourse.com) and the official preferred provider of card processing, payroll, check management and tip management services for the American Hotel & Lodging Association. With MICROS, Heartland is finalizing development of interfaces that will better integrate their respective products and collaborating on other product innovations designed to protect transactions originated by MICROSâs Simphony platform, an enterprise, service-oriented architecture POS product for the hospitality industry, with “E3,” Heartlandâs end-to-end security solution designed to protect cardholder data from the moment of swipe.
MICROS Systems information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries has formed an alliance with Trustwave to now offer clients the managed Unified Threat Management (UTM) service and “TrustKeeper 3.0.” This will help MICROS clients achieve and maintain compliance with the PCI DSS in conjunction with all of MICROS’s PA-DSS validated products. MICROS offers a complete portfolio of 19 different PA-DSS validated products and client tokenization for cardholder data. The managed Unified Threat Management (UTM) service enhances the security offered by tokenization. Trustwave’s UTM core technology includes a firewall to regulate traffic that enters and exits the network; gateway anti-virus to stop viruses before they enter a network; Virtual Private Network (VPN) support to ensure confidentiality and security of communication between the merchant and remote employees; and in-line Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) which supplements the firewall to stop attacks at the application layer before it can penetrate network operations. The “TrustKeeper 3.0” Web portal which helps streamline compliance validation for all MICROS clients.
MICROS Systems hospitality and retail information technology solutions
has announced The Coffee Club is to deploy its “Simphony” POS solution
in over 200 of its stores across Australia and New Zealand over the next
six months. The Coffee Club is deploying the “Simphony” solution for its
reliability, store-level resilience and service oriented architecture
which provides maximum benefits for its customers. The Coffee Club model
has depended on training, operational support and innovative marketing
strategies for its recent franchise expansion, which includes its first
store having opened in Thailand in 2009, while MICROS Systems provides
enterprise applications on over 310,000 systems at various retail
merchant operations in more than 130 countries. The Company’s
MICROS-Fidelio subsidiary also provides central reservation and customer
information solutions for more than 25,000 hotels worldwide while
MICROS-Retail offers point-of-sale, loss prevention and cross-channel
functionality to over 90,000
MICROS Retail Solutions and Planet Payment multi-
currency payment and data processor have
partnered to launch an end-to-end integrated payment solution. With this,
the solution establishes an integration between the MICROS Payment
Gateway and Planet Payment’s card transaction processing platform to
its acquiring banks and processors, allowing merchants to link card
and processing to management systems. Moreover, MICROS has modified
its POS applications to support the organization’s multi-currency
solution and “Best Rate Guarantee”. Planet Payment payment and data
processor provides data reporting/management and integrated payment
solution support to merchants across the world while MICROS Systems
provides enterprise applications
to 310,000 service and retail operations across more than 130 countries.
MICROS has signed with Cara Operations Limited to provide its “Pay-at-
the-Table MICROS 3700” solution for implementation between October
of 2007 to the Summer of 2008. The MICROS “3700” solution eliminates
customers’ fear of fraud (never having to relinquish card possession),
wait time, is integrated with a mobile payment device from VeriFone
and reduces processing fees. MICROS solutions are currently in use at 425
Cara locations throughout North America with 5 of the corporations’ division
brands. The company is a restaurant and airline services organization
such restaurants as Swiss Chalet Rotisserie & Grill, Milestones Grill
Montana’s Cookhouse, Kelsey’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill, Harvey’s and
Airline Solutions. Additionally, MICROS has over 220,000 systems installed
for retail operations and 20,000 management systems for hotels in over 130
MD-based Merchant Link’s “TransactionVault” has been validated by Visa USA as a “Payment Application Best Practice” “TransactionVault” is an innovative security solution that safeguards consumers’ payment card and personal information by moving data from a merchant’s POS system to Merchant Link’s monitored, secure and fully Payment Card Industry compliant environment. The validation, part of Visa’s ongoing Cardholder Information Security Program, applies to the MICROS RES 3000 version 3.2 Service Pack 7 Hot Fix 5. In November 2006, MICROS Systems partnered with Merchant Link to launch TransactionVault as part of its “Restaurant Enterprise Series” point-of-sale solution. Visa established certified PABPs to assist in the creation of secure payment applications that help ensure merchant compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. Merchant Link provides solutions to the integrated point-of-sale industry, including high-end technical support and data transport services.