|By Marketwired .||
|March 4, 2014 07:00 AM EST||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/04/14 -- Editors Note: There are three images associated with this press release.
GuestLogix Inc. (TSX: GXI), the leading global provider of onboard retail and payment technology solutions to airlines, rail operators and the passenger travel industry, today unveiled new brand assets including new logos, tagline, website and other communication tools to support its growth efforts and reflect its broadened ability to support the end-to-end travel experience. Along with a new corporate look, the Company will adopt Powering Ancillary Revenue as its tagline. The Company's new website is now available at www.guestlogix.com or by inputting the Company's stock ticker (gxi.to) into any browser.
"As a Company, we hold strong pride in our past, but are sharply focused on the opportunities that lie before us. Our strategy remains firm that GuestLogix' ability to serve the passenger travel industry goes well beyond the cabin," said Brett Proud, President & CEO of GuestLogix. "Our position as the clear market leader in processing payments onboard continues to provide a solid foundation for the business and will remain a strong focus at GuestLogix. Moving forward, we are being called upon to play a more holistic payments role in the retail efforts of the passenger travel industry and these new brand assets and business units signal that expansion."
GuestLogix has spent the past 18 months working directly with travel operators and building long-term global partnerships to identify the advancing retailing needs within the passenger travel industry. The Company has successfully positioned itself to be the payment processor of choice through a variety of new access points and touchpoints such as in-flight entertainment systems, kiosks in the airport, retail solutions in airport lounges, and mobile solutions at multiple touchpoints. As the travel retail industry continues to mature, GuestLogix is shaping the way that travel operators are able to interact and transact with their passengers.
"There has never been a moment in time when travel and retail have been at more of a convergence than right now, and the goal is to elevate the core attributes of the GuestLogix brand to convey our extensive ability to serve the travel retail market," said Dan Thompson, SVP Marketing, Communications & Investor Relations. "We are taking the steps to strengthen and modernise how we represent ourselves in markets around the world. Our clients, partners, employees and shareholders should expect much more dynamic, interactive content and increased accessibility to information as we continue to build out our new website and new communication tools."
As part of the Company's rebrand, it has established three distinct sub-brands to operate as concentrated business units that cater to the key focus areas of travel operators and that hold significant growth opportunities for the Company. These units and offerings provide substantial market differentiators and leverage GuestLogix' unique industry expertise. Along with the Company's cornerstone solutions, its Transaction Processing Engine® (TPE®) and Global Payment Gateway, GuestLogix is now poised to drive increased performance for itself and its customers.
The Ancillary Insights brand will encompass all elements of GuestLogix' Business Intelligence unit including its Analytics platform and syndicated data initiatives. Ancillary Insights holds one of the most lucrative components of the GuestLogix solution with its comprehensive business intelligence platform. The Ancillary Insights division will expand its scope beyond the onboard environment as it has been designed and developed to provide a holistic view across a travel operator's entire retail program at all touchpoints in the travel journey.
OnTouch® Destination Merchandising
Though not a new brand to GuestLogix, the destination merchandising unit has been given an update to give increased focus on this growing part of the business. GuestLogix now has active clients selling destination content via Flight Attendants onboard the aircraft, onboard rail cars as well as at off board touchpoints throughout the travel journey. Additional deployments, including those through GuestLogix' in-flight entertainment partners, are expected throughout 2014. Now with multiple access points and at multiple touchpoints, OnTouch® Destination Merchandising is poised to drive strong growth in the Company's near-term results.
Travel RPM (Retail Performance Management)
The industry as a whole has indicated it is now ready to take their current retail performance to the next level. As the industry's leader in onboard retail technology, GuestLogix is now able to significantly leverage its expertise and employ best practices found within the most extensive and diversified client base in the industry. The division will offer a variety of consulting services including on-site assessments in the areas of operational processes, retail modeling and product benchmarking.
Continued brand development, increased online presence and additional communication vehicles will continue to be developed throughout the coming quarters and will remain tightly aligned with the Company's growth strategy. For a look at the Company's 2014 growth strategy, please visit www.guestlogix.com/investors/company/.
GuestLogix Inc. (TSX: GXI), is a global leader in comprehensive retail solutions delivered to the passenger travel industry, both onboard and off board. Bringing over a decade of expertise as the industry's most trusted onboard transaction processing partner to airlines, rail operators and elsewhere in the passenger travel industry, GuestLogix powers the industry's growing reliance on ancillary revenue generation. Both direct to operators as well as through partnerships with global leaders in catering, duty-free, inflight entertainment and self-service retail experts, the Company provides the payment services touching over 1 billion travelling consumers each year. GuestLogix' global headquarters and centre for product innovation is located in Toronto, with regional head offices located in Dallas, London and Hong Kong. More information is available at www.guestlogix.com.
© 2014 GuestLogix. All Rights Reserved.
This news release includes certain forward-looking statements that are based upon current expectations, which involve risks and uncertainties associated with GuestLogix' business and the environment in which the business operates. Any statements contained herein that are not statements of historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking, including those identified by the expressions "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "estimate", "expect", "intend", and similar expressions to the extent they relate to the Company or its management. The forward-looking statements are not historical facts, but reflect GuestLogix' current expectations regarding future results or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, including the matters discussed under "Risks and Uncertainties" in the Filing Statement filed on November 11, 2013 with the regulatory authorities. GuestLogix assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements.
To view the images associated with this press release, please visit the following links:
19th Cloud Expo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterpri...
Oct. 27, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,007
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their backend AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT - especially in the connected home and office. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Kocher, founder and managing director of Grey Heron, explained how Amazon is extending its reach to become a major force in IoT by building on its dominant cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strat...
Oct. 27, 2016 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,930
You have great SaaS business app ideas. You want to turn your idea quickly into a functional and engaging proof of concept. You need to be able to modify it to meet customers' needs, and you need to deliver a complete and secure SaaS application. How could you achieve all the above and yet avoid unforeseen IT requirements that add unnecessary cost and complexity? You also want your app to be responsive in any device at any time. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Allen, General Manager of...
Oct. 27, 2016 06:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,054
SYS-CON Events announced today that Streamlyzer will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Streamlyzer is a powerful analytics for video streaming service that enables video streaming providers to monitor and analyze QoE (Quality-of-Experience) from end-user devices in real time.
Oct. 27, 2016 06:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,086
Without lifecycle traceability and visibility across the tool chain, stakeholders from Planning-to-Ops have limited insight and answers to who, what, when, why and how across the DevOps lifecycle. This impacts the ability to deliver high quality software at the needed velocity to drive positive business outcomes. In his general session at @DevOpsSummit at 19th Cloud Expo, Eric Robertson, General Manager at CollabNet, will discuss how customers are able to achieve a level of transparency that e...
Oct. 27, 2016 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,034
Cloud based infrastructure deployment is becoming more and more appealing to customers, from Fortune 500 companies to SMEs due to its pay-as-you-go model. Enterprise storage vendors are able to reach out to these customers by integrating in cloud based deployments; this needs adaptability and interoperability of the products confirming to cloud standards such as OpenStack, CloudStack, or Azure. As compared to off the shelf commodity storage, enterprise storages by its reliability, high-availabil...
Oct. 27, 2016 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,256
The IoT industry is now at a crossroads, between the fast-paced innovation of technologies and the pending mass adoption by global enterprises. The complexity of combining rapidly evolving technologies and the need to establish practices for market acceleration pose a strong challenge to global enterprises as well as IoT vendors. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Clark Smith, senior product manager for Numerex, will discuss how Numerex, as an experienced, established IoT provider, has embraced a ...
Oct. 27, 2016 05:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,213
DevOps theory promotes a culture of continuous improvement built on collaboration, empowerment, systems thinking, and feedback loops. But how do you collaborate effectively across the traditional silos? How can you make decisions without system-wide visibility? How can you see the whole system when it is spread across teams and locations? How do you close feedback loops across teams and activities delivering complex multi-tier, cloud, container, serverless, and/or API-based services?
Oct. 27, 2016 05:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,138
Today every business relies on software to drive the innovation necessary for a competitive edge in the Application Economy. This is why collaboration between development and operations, or DevOps, has become IT’s number one priority. Whether you are in Dev or Ops, understanding how to implement a DevOps strategy can deliver faster development cycles, improved software quality, reduced deployment times and overall better experiences for your customers.
Oct. 27, 2016 05:15 AM EDT Reads: 982
The Internet of Things (IoT), in all its myriad manifestations, has great potential. Much of that potential comes from the evolving data management and analytic (DMA) technologies and processes that allow us to gain insight from all of the IoT data that can be generated and gathered. This potential may never be met as those data sets are tied to specific industry verticals and single markets, with no clear way to use IoT data and sensor analytics to fulfill the hype being given the IoT today.
Oct. 27, 2016 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,879
In the 21st century, security on the Internet has become one of the most important issues. We hear more and more about cyber-attacks on the websites of large corporations, banks and even small businesses. When online we’re concerned not only for our own safety but also our privacy. We have to know that hackers usually start their preparation by investigating the private information of admins – the habits, interests, visited websites and so on. On the other hand, our own security is in danger bec...
Oct. 27, 2016 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 452
Enterprises have been using both Big Data and virtualization for years. Until recently, however, most enterprises have not combined the two. Big Data's demands for higher levels of performance, the ability to control quality-of-service (QoS), and the ability to adhere to SLAs have kept it on bare metal, apart from the modern data center cloud. With recent technology innovations, we've seen the advantages of bare metal erode to such a degree that the enhanced flexibility and reduced costs that cl...
Oct. 27, 2016 04:30 AM EDT Reads: 482
Without lifecycle traceability and visibility across the tool chain, stakeholders from Planning-to-Ops have limited insight and answers to who, what, when, why and how across the DevOps lifecycle. This impacts the ability to deliver high quality software at the needed velocity to drive positive business outcomes. In his session at @DevOpsSummit 19th Cloud Expo, Eric Robertson, General Manager at CollabNet, will show how customers are able to achieve a level of transparency that enables everyon...
Oct. 27, 2016 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,362
Donna Yasay, President of HomeGrid Forum, today discussed with a panel of technology peers how certification programs are at the forefront of interoperability, and the answer for vendors looking to keep up with today's growing industry for smart home innovation. "To ensure multi-vendor interoperability, accredited industry certification programs should be used for every product to provide credibility and quality assurance for retail and carrier based customers looking to add ever increasing num...
Oct. 27, 2016 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 772
“Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CloudBerry Backup is a leading cross-platform cloud backup and disaster recovery solution integrated with major public cloud services, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
Oct. 27, 2016 03:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,510