Group, Agilysys Tech Collaboration
Revenue Management and Property Management
Systems identify profitable gamers
|ATLANTA, GA, March 27, 2007 – The Rainmaker
Group, a world leader in revenue
management software and services announced today it is expanding its
technology collaboration agreement with Agilysys, Inc., (Nasdaq: AGYS)
a leading provider of innovative IT solutions including systems designed
specifically for hospitality. Under terms of the agreement, The Rainmaker
Group and Agilysys are partnering to develop a next-generation interface
between their respective systems to benefit mutual casino hotel clients.
The agreement enables The Rainmaker Group to leverage the extensive property management market share that Agilysys possesses within the gaming industry. The companies are currently partnering to deliver integrated revenue maximization and property management systems to the MGM Resorts, Boyd Gaming and other casino companies.
The Rainmaker Group provides the widely installed revolutionSM Product Suite of Revenue Management modules that maximize revenue for gaming properties and hotel groups. Agilysys supplies the Lodging Management System ® (LMS) property management system suite that automates every aspect of gaming hotel operations. Rainmaker and Agilysys are collaborating to enable their systems to seamlessly exchange data and also communicate with other casino applications to optimize revenue and boost operating efficiency for casino owners.
Boyd Gaming’s Director of Hotel Yield and Teleservices, Lyra Beck, said, “Rainmaker and Agilysys have a great relationship that benefits Boyd. Their partnership has contributed to increased revenue and greater operational efficiency for Boyd Gaming. The combined output from the two systems enables Boyd to maximize its room rates while always maintaining availability for its top players.”
Tina Stehle, vice president and general manager, Agilysys, Enterprise Solutions Group (ESG), Hospitality Solutions, said, “Integrating Rainmaker revenue management into the Agilysys LMS system has been both exciting and rewarding as we have enabled our mutual customers to increase revenue and maximize earnings. The Agilysys and Rainmaker teams work together closely ensuring our customers receive integrated and seamless support.”
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