eGate Solutions to Accelerate Product Innovation and Deliver New Features and Functionality During the Next 18 Months

eGate Solutions to Accelerate Product Innovation and Deliver New Features and
                   Functionality During the Next 18 Months

PR Newswire

ANAHEIM, Calif. and ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Sept. 10, 2013

ANAHEIM, Calif. and ARLINGTON HEIGHTS,Ill., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/
--APEX/IFSA EXPO 2013,eGate Solutions, a leading provider of passenger
service planning and fulfillment solutions for the airline and railway
industries, today announced plans to accelerate product innovation,
development and delivery, while continuing to drive high customer satisfaction
and loyalty. Under the leadership of recently appointed President and Managing
Director Simon de Montfort Walker, eGate Solutions is developing a fully
integrated solution with new and enhanced features and functionality that will
be delivered in scheduled releases during the next 18 months.

"We are focused on giving managers access to data and functionality in a way
they've never had it before," said Walker. "Our solution enables our customers
to effectively manage their operations, reduce costs and maximize revenue
generating opportunities. The next year and a half will be an exciting time
for eGate Solutions as we continue to deliver innovative technology that will
provide our customers with the ability to increase efficiencies, offer
competitive services and operate more economically."

eGate Solutions plans to fully integrate the suite of products to provide an
end-to-end solution that will give airlines and railways greater control over
their daily operations. Further, the company plans to rollout improved
reporting and business intelligence (BI) analytics. These sophisticated
reports and analytics will enable airlines and railways to use the rich level
of data available in their systems to improve financial reporting and audits,
demand management and resourcing. eGate Solutions also plans to explore new
platforms and devices as the company moves toward a vendor agnostic approach.

"Passenger service planning and fulfillment solutions are complex, and eGate
Solutions provides a powerful technology to simplify and ease the total
process for the travel industry," said Drew Niemeyer, Chief Commercial and
Corporate Development Officer, gategroup. "The enhanced eGate Solutions
product suite will provide benefits at an even higher level by making it a
fully integrated and dynamic solution for our customers."

To support the end-to-end offering, eGate Solutions has re-structured its
product teams to create a more integrated approach to research and
development. The results include a solution roadmap that advances the features
and capabilities of the full suite and furthers inter-operability between
services. In the last six months, eGate Solutions has released several major
upgrades along the roadmap, including the launch of virtual containers for
galley planning and onboard capabilities for smart devices.

Customer demand for the products continues to be strong, with more than eight
implementations in the past 18 months and more on order. To support the
growth, eGate Solutions has established a dedicated service team and
implemented a formal partner program focused on key strategic, technical and
reseller alliances.

Walker joined eGate Solutions in February 2013 as President and Managing
Director to accelerate the company's product innovation and delivery.Prior to
joining the company, Walker was the Executive Vice President of Operations for
Blue Cod Technologies, a provider of Managed Insurance Services for the
property and casualty industry. There he led the successful restructuring of
the company's business strategy and played a major role in establishing
long-range planning and alliance programs. Prior to Blue Cod, Walker held key
leadership roles at other technology-based firms and led operational
turnaround efforts in the airline industry as a management consultant with
Sapient Corp.

About eGate Solutions
eGate Solutions, a gategroup member, is a leading provider of passenger
service planning and fulfillment solutions for the airline and railway
industries. The eGate Solutions team blends strong industry and technology
expertise to deliver an intuitive end-to-end solution that provides customers
with increased control, speed and accuracy. eGate Solutions' existing product
portfolio includes GP4, a complete galley planning, ordering and scheduling
system; IFX4, a suite of state-of-the-art business applications for managing
the full onboard-service process; and TS4, a comprehensive and feature-rich
cabin management and onboard retail technology.

SOURCE eGate Solutions

Contact: Christina Ulosevich, Corporate Communications, gategroup, +1 703 930
8834,, Karen Regan, Marketing, eGate Solutions, +1
978 505 2457,
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