MGM Grand Macau Selects Materials Management System by Agilysys

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGYS), a leading provider of innovative IT solutions, including specifically-designed hospitality industry solutions, announced today that MGM Grand Macau in Macau, China has selected the Materials Management System (MMS) inventory and procurement solution from Agilysys to streamline operations, increase efficiency and reduce costs at the new 600-room luxury property, which is scheduled to open in December 2007.

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Recognized as the hospitality industry's leading inventory and procurement system, the MMS solution automates the entire procurement process -- from food and beverage to general property materials -- and provides a fast and measurable return on investment by reducing labor costs and waste and eliminating time-consuming and error-prone paper documents. With MMS, tasks that once took hours or days can be completed with the click of a mouse, enabling buyers to focus on the strategic elements of the purchasing process. The scaleable software system includes modules for bar coding, inventory, menu & recipe analysis, nutritional analysis, purchasing and retail.

"In a highly competitive market like Macau, hotels that want to gain a competitive advantage need technology that allows them to work smarter and more efficiently," said Tina Stehle, senior vice president and general manager, Agilysys Hospitality Solutions. "The Materials Management System streamlines the entire inventory and procurement operation and enables buyers to make more intelligent purchasing decisions. Hotels that use the system can expect to conserve resources and increase profitability, both immediately and in the long run."

About Agilysys, Inc.

Agilysys is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions to corporate and public-sector customers, with special expertise in select markets, including retail and hospitality. The company uses technology -- including hardware, software and services -- to help customers resolve their most complicated IT needs. The company possesses expertise in enterprise architecture and high availability, infrastructure optimization, storage and resource management, identity management and business continuity; and provides industry-specific software, services and expertise to the retail and hospitality markets. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, with additional sales offices in the United Kingdom and China. For more information, visit

Source: Agilysys, Inc.

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