COLUMBIA, Md., July 8 // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions to the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Burger King Corp. has selected the MICROS RES 4.0 Point-of-Sale (POS) solution for all of its approximate 800 company-owned restaurants in the United States. The deployment is scheduled to begin in Atlanta, GA in the summer of 2008, with 50 locations. The remaining company-owned restaurants will be completed over the next two years.
In addition to POS, Burger King Corp. will procure MICROS implementation services for training, installation and go-live support. In the future, Burger King Corp. also plans to utilize the MICROS Help Desk and hardware services.
After extensively evaluating multiple POS solutions, Burger King Corp. selected the entire suite of MICROS products. MICROS offers Burger King Corp. a fully integrated solution with enterprise management tools to control restaurant level databases for both POS and back-office applications. With MICROS RES 4.0, Burger King Corp. is able to apply enhanced consistency to its restaurants' menus and pricing. It will also allow the Company to nimbly respond to the needs of local restaurant markets.
"Upon deciding to standardize on a POS solution across our company-owned locations in the United States, our team recommended MICROS as the right POS system for our restaurants. They cited their service and support capabilities as key differentiators," stated Raj Rawal, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Burger King Corp. "We are impressed with the functionality of RES 4.0, as well as MICROS's ability to quickly assimilate and integrate to our specific operational environment."
"Burger King Corp.'s selection of MICROS as its exclusive POS provider for company-owned sites in the United States further validates our viability to address the operational elements particular to the quick service market," stated Thomas Moran, Vice President, Restaurant Sales and Strategies for MICROS Systems Inc. "Through our new partnership with Burger King Corp., we were able to tailor MICROS RES 4.0 to meet its specific requirements. We look forward to continued support of Burger King Corp.'s technology needs and that of its franchisees to help Burger King Corp. maintain its position as one of the leading burger chains in the world."
The BURGER KING(R) system operates more than 11,400 restaurants in all 50 states and in 70 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. Approximately 90 percent of BURGER KING(R) restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades. To learn more about Burger King Corp. please visit the company's Web site at http://www.bk.com.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries worldwide. Over 310,000 MICROS systems are currently installed in table and quick service restaurants, hotels, motels, casinos, leisure and entertainment, and retail operations in more than 130 countries, and on all seven continents. In addition, MICROS provides property management systems, central reservation and customer information solutions under the brand MICROS-Fidelio for more than 20,000 hotels worldwide, as well as point-of-sale and loss prevention products through its subsidiary Datavantage for more than 50,000 specialty retail stores worldwide. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.
For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, please contact Louise Casamento, Vice President of Marketing at (443) 285-8144 or (866) 287-4736. You can also visit the MICROS website at http://www.micros.com or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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