24online announces successful integration with major Property Management Systems (PMS)

September 14, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
24online, a division of Elitecore Technologies Ltd. announces Property Management Systems (PMS) integrated Billing and Bandwidth Management Solution to provide time and usage-based access to guests in the Hotel. This next generation solution enables hotels to offer consolidated billing for Internet access and other services to guest on checkout.

IDS Softwares Pvt. Ltd. certifies 24online solution’s compatibility with their PMS – IDS. Mr. Jairam Shenoy, Manager – Interfaces & Communications, IDS Softwares says, “24online is integrated with IDS successfully and is capable of passing on the required data to our IDS Fortune PMS in the desired format”.

Mr. Samiksh Aggarwal, Head Sales – Data Networks, 24online says, “This user-friendly solution will help us to retain leadership in our business line. Its features like Zero Configuration, Portal Redirection and Customised Login Page prove our technological excellence.” He also added “The hospitality industry requires a consolidated but cost-effective billing solution, which shall encompass the internet usage charges with the other services expense. And the need for such solution is not only to reduce the operating costs but also to maximise occupancy, increase customer satisfaction/loyalty and generate additional revenue. Our integration with IDS is the perfect extension of state-of-the-art billing solutions as our proven technology enables hospitality establishments to consolidate charges for differential internet usage, Wi-Fi service and roaming facility to the guest's hotel bill.

24online has pioneered the Billing and Bandwidth Management Solution in India and today enjoys major market share in the Indian ISP segment. It has deployed more than 1000 solutions in over 20 countries, which includes hundreds of ISPs and more than 30 hotels and hotspots. It is expanding its presence worldwide and has already appointed channel partners in Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Dubai and Tanzania. To promote 24online and appoint new channel partners, the product have been showcased with the other solutions at GITEX - Dubai, scheduled from 08 to 12 Sep, 2007.

About Elitecore Technologies
Elitecore Technologies Limited is a leading provider of convergent billing, provisioning and customer acquisition solutions, and unified threat management (UTM) solutions. 24online provides the complete billing and bandwidth management solution to ISPs, Hotels, Hotspots, Internet Cafés, WiMAX and Wi-Fi operators. Elitecore’s divisions include Crestel, meeting the voice, data, video billing and customer care requirements of tier-one service providers; and Cyberoam, the leading innovator of identity-based UTM solutions that offers integrated Internet security with fine granularity through unique user identity-based policies. Elitecore was established in 1999 by Eclipse Micro Computer Inc., and possesses a strong R&D base and support center based in India, allowing the Company to sustain a healthy growth rate of more than 75 percent since inception. For more information, please visit www.elitecore.com. For 24online visit www.24onlinebilling.com

About IDS Softwares
Headquartered at Bangalore, IDS today has more than 1200 clients in over 20 countries. IDS has offices at Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, Hyderabad, Chennai & Goa in India and several offices globally. It specializes in comprehensive and integrated software solutions for the hospitality sector (hotels, resorts, clubs, restaurants, etc.). The company offers hospitality software solutions under the brand name of ‘Fortune’, encompassing all aspects related to hospitality segment viz. Property Management Systems, Central Reservations, Point of Sale Systems etc. IDS technology team has a combined domain experience of over 600 man-years. The company’s Development and Global Support Center at Bangalore offers support to its customers on a 24x7x365 basis. Fortune Suite of hospitality software solutions power Sarovar Hotels & Resorts, ITC Fortune Park Hotels, Royal Orchid Hotels and Club Mahindra Holidays among others. For more information, please visit www.idsfortune.com.