Megasys Hospitality Systems Partners with Shift4 for a Gateway to New Technologies

November 23, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Las Vegas, Nevada Ė Shift4 Corporation, a leading developer of enterprise payment solutions, and Megasys Hospitality Systems, Inc., a leading provider of hospitality and property management software, announced today an exclusive partnership. Together, they offer fully integrated management solutions with a payment gateway that accepts and processes credit, debit and gift card transactions quickly, accurately and securely.

"We understand that transaction security is an ongoing process and not simply something we can address once and be done with, which is a key reason we partnered with Shift4. As the leading payment gateway provider in the industry, Shift4ís $$$ ON THE NET® can help our customers keep cardholder information and credit card data storage to a minimum, while helping our Megasys solutions remain compliant with the Card Associations," stated Mark A. Viola, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Megasys Hospitality Systems, Inc.

Shift4 is currently in development with Megasys to offer their customers fail-safe data security and the ability to maintain their current processor relationship or change processors without any penalty fees, equipment changes or delays. By leveraging a centralized hosted server solution, Megasys customers are able to meet the needs of their guests and increase their operational efficiency with $$$ ON THE NETís real-time auditing, reporting, and fraud protection capabilities.

"We are proud to partner with Megasys to create a robust and reliable solution that streamlines their portfolio and reinforces their commitment to customer service excellence. By removing their customersí security fears and easing compliance concerns, they can allocate fewer resources to maintaining cardholder data and spend more time focused on their core business," stated J. David Oder, President and CEO of Shift4.

About Megasys
Megasys Hospitality has been providing business solutions to the hospitality industry for over 15 years. Due to the flexible and scalable nature of the software, Megasys is in use by properties ranging in size from 200 units to over 4,000 units, Megasys automates a wide-range of resorts, mixed-use (timeshare and condominium) resorts, state parks, casino hotels and independent hotels throughout North America. Megasysí Lodgepro product-line is noted for its ability to provide full, property-wide applications including central reservations, multi-company, multi-property reservations, front desk and fully integrated accounting systems. Megasys also has in house capabilities to automate restaurant/retail POS, sales and catering, facility and maintenance management.

About Shift4
Shift4, a leading developer of secure financial transaction processing software and services, provides secure, web-based, real-time enterprise payment solutions for leaders in the hospitality, retail, foodservices, auto rental and e-commerce markets. Through connectivity to all major processors, $$$ ON THE NET provides both high speed and low cost authorizations and settlement for credit, debit, check, private label and gift card transactions. $$$ ON THE NET also includes the ability to access, review and edit transactions prior to settlement, as well as a searchable, 24-month archive of transactions for reporting and charge back defense. Visit or contact Randy Carr at (702) 597-2480 ext. 3433 for more information.

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