Profile: Agilysys Inc (AGYS.O)
7 Mar 2014
Agilysys, Inc. (Agilysys) is a provider of technology solutions for the hospitality and retail markets, including property and lodging management, inventories and procurement, point-of-sale (POS), document management, mobile, wireless and other types of guest-engagement software. The Company also provides support, maintenance, resold hardware products and software hosting or subscription services. The Company's customers include retailers, casinos, resorts, cruise and other hospitality and retail customers. Agilysys has two operating segments: Hospitality Solutions Group (HSG) and Retail Solutions Group (RSG). It is a developer and marketer of technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, including hardware and software products; support, maintenance and subscription services; and professional services. In June 2013, Agilysys Inc acquired the assets of TimeManagement Corporation. In July 2013, Agilysys Inc completed the previously announced sale of Retail Solutions Group (RSG) to an affiliate of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Agilysys InfoGenesis POS is an software primarily for food and beverage products. The software is centralized and designed for around-the-clock environments where reliability and availability are critical. Agilysys MPOS is a handheld point-of-sale solution that integrates with InfoGenesis POS to enable guest service in any location. Agilysys eMenu is an online ordering application, enables the Company's customers to capitalize on the Web and kiosk ordering while maintaining their existing company brand and workflow. Agilysys eCash takes traditional cashless payment and stored value card capabilities and integrates them directly with InfoGenesis POS, increasing customers' payment options. InfoGenesis POS, eMenu and eCash are available through either traditional software licensing or through subscription.
Agilysys Stratton Warren System (SWS) integrates with all financial and POS software products. The software manages the entire procurement process via e-commerce, from the point of business development to managing enterprise-wide backend systems and daily operations. Agilysys Eatec, along with its core purchasing, inventory, recipe, forecasting, production and sales analysis functions, is offering catering, restaurant, buffet management and nutrition modules in a single Web-enabled solution. Agilysys EatecTouch is an optional software applet that operates on any Windows-based POS terminal, providing users with access to the Eatec application from any terminal location. Agilysys EatecPocket is a Microsoft Windows Mobile compatible application designed to work on a handheld wireless device, enabling users to perform inventory transactions. The software incorporates a barcode scanner for mobile updates of the database. Agilysys DataMagine provides a the United States-patented imaging module and archiving solution that allows users to capture and retrieve documents and system-generated information. DataMagine integrates with all Agilysys products, adding functionality and increasing benefit to customers.
Agilysys GolfPro is a module that offers golf property managers complete pro shop management. Tee time scheduling, member profile/billing, tournament management and Web and e-mail access are bundled into one solution. Agilysys Spa Management software covers all aspects of running a spa business, from scheduling guests for services to managing staff schedules. The software also integrates with Agilysys PMS solutions. Agilysys LMS ARTS interfaces with hotel guest data, allowing reservationists to pre-plan activities when booking a guest's room. The application also places canceled activities back into inventory for resale, resulting in optimum property utilization and profitability. Agilysys Visual One Activities software streamlines the management of all of the amenities and activities a property has to offer. Staff can schedule and personalize reservations for guests; activities then appear on itinerary/confirmations. The Company resold IT products and services from the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Oracle Corporation (Oracle) and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
Hospitality Solutions Group (HSG)
HSG develops, markets and sells property and lodging management, point-of-sale, and inventory and procurement applications to operate hotel, casino, destination resort, cruise line and foodservice management establishments in the hospitality industry. The Company offers solutions that provide control of the customer's operations - from reservations, check in, point-of-sale and other guest-engagement activities to inventory and procurement management and document management.
Retail Solutions Group (RSG)
RSG is the North American systems integrators of retail point-of-sale, self-service and wireless solutions with business consulting, implementation and hardware maintenance and support services. The Company's mobile solutions extend the customer's operations to portable devices, increasing customer satisfaction and productivity with integrated software that reduces security exposure. It also sells POS and mobile POS (MPOS) solutions to facilitate the check-out process, as well as other self-service capabilities.
The Company competes with MICROS Systems, Inc., NCR, Par Technology, Multi-System, Inc., Infor, IDeaS Revenue Solutions, POSitouch, Northwind, Xpient Solutions, BM, HP, Dell, Casio, and Toshiba.
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