Skyware Hospitality Solutions Partners With Shift4

Skyware Integrates $$$ ON THE NET for fast, reliable and secure payment processing

Frederick, MD: December 21, 2009 — Skyware Hospitality Solutions, a privately held software development company that installs and supports web-based property management systems (PMS), announces a preferred partnership agreement with Shift4 Corporation, a leading developer of enterprise payment solutions, offering a user-friendly hotel management software system that processes credit card transactions quickly, accurately and securely.

"We are very excited to partner with Shift4 and deliver innovative tools to the payment processing industry. The implementation of the Skyware-Shift4 integration for our clients will provide both data security and system performance" Reports Mario Gordon CTO, Skyware Systems. Skyware utilizes Shift4's $$$ ON THE NET web-based payment gateway to help hoteliers increase efficiency and data security while maximizing customer reliability and integrity. Invented by Shift4, Tokenization technology enables merchants to process incremental authorizations without requiring any storage of credit card data on the Skyware system. Tokenization removes the burden of storing and maintaining credit card data and assists hoteliers with payment card industry (PCI) compliance. In the event of loss or a breach, Tokens are of no commercial value.

"Skyware and Shift4's joint commitment to delivering cutting-edge technologies with fast delivery time creates a successful partnership from two customer-oriented companies. Skyware offers the capability to meet the needs of a wide variety of properties from small bed and breakfast inns to large, full-service hotels and is fully realized with Shift4's $$$ ON THE NET enterprise payment gateway," stated Mr. Gordon.

About Skyware Hospitality Solutions

Skyware Hospitality Solutions, serving the hospitality industry with its 7/24 service and state-of-the-art technology, is widely recognized for providing hotels, resorts and management companies with flexible software solutions. Based in Frederick, Maryland, with a network of offices worldwide, Skyware is a leader with advanced software tools for hotel owners and operators who need to manage their business in a real-time environment for efficient operational control and profitability. Skyware will manage any size hotel, resort, meeting/conference center or multi-property enterprise. Skyware’s next-generation PMX solution includes the following suite of products: PMS; Sales & Catering; Accounts Receivable; Multi-Property Management; Yield Management; GDS Connectivity; and integrated, real-time, online web reservations.

Contact:

Phone: 877-SKY-WEB9 (759-9329)
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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, $$$ ON THE NET provides high-speed and low-cost authorizations and settlement for credit, debit, check, private-label and gift card transactions. $$$ 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 www.shift4.com

Contact:

Daniel Montellano
Phone: 702-597-2480 ext. 43100
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