LAS VEGAS, December 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Building on today's announcement of the IGT Cloud, International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is debuting the IGT Cloud Partner Program.
IGT Cloud is a breakthrough casino management solution that empowers operators to optimize their operations and casino floors. IGT is bringing to market this transformational technology shift with a key set of innovative casino operators and CA Technologies. Spanning EMEA and Latin America, the IGT Cloud Partner Program includes Gala Coral, Olympic Casinos, Evian Casino and Codere.
"We're thrilled to partner with some of our customers as we bring to market a true revolution for the gaming industry," said Chris Satchell, IGT chief technology officer. "The IGT Cloud Partner Program will drive innovation and deliver seamless gaming experiences to players today, and continue to define the industry as it expands to include new partners and products."
Program partners will have access to private, secure IGT Cloud services which initially will allow casinos to manage game content using IGT Floor Manager and maximize floor wide performance leveraging sbX® Analytics.
"We are seeing the benefits of using IGT sbX to expand the player experience," said Mark Sergeant, Managing Director, Gala Casinos. "With IGT Cloud, we will be able to efficiently accelerate the expansion of the sbX benefits to our properties and players."
"IGT Casinolink casino management system has allowed us to manage the slot floors, table games and gaming operations at more than 60 casinos," said Indrek Jurgenson, Olympic Casinos Chief Operating Officer. "IGT Cloud will give us the powerful control of seamlessly analyzing and configuring our casino floors to meet evolving player demands."
"Understanding and analyzing game performance has been key to optimizing our floor yield at Evian Casino," said Eric Perrin, General Manager, Evian Casino. "The increased reporting functionality and data aggregation available via IGT Cloud will provide additional ways to maximize the ability to increase revenues and make strategic business decisions."
"With Codere properties throughout the world, we will be looking at IGT Cloud to provide distributed capabilities to remotely analyze, configure and optimize casino floors and provide new player experiences over time," said Felipe Ludena, Chief Information Officer, Codere.
Ludi S.F.M. has also signed an agreement with IGT to serve as the exclusive distributor of IGT Cloud in France.
For more information on IGT Cloud please visit http://www.IGT.com/Cloud.
International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products, as well as online and mobile gaming solutions for regulated markets. More information about IGT is available at http://www.IGT.com or follow IGT on Twitter at @IGTNews or Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/IGT.
SOURCE International Game Technology