EDINBURGH, Scotland, February 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
QikServe, the mobile order and payment specialist, today announced that it has achieved Gold Partner status in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). By attaining Gold Level membership, Oracle has recognized QikServe for its commitment to establish Oracle related knowledge in delivering a robust, enterprise-ready mobile order and pay solution complete with personalized loyalty and marketing capabilities.
As a Gold Level Partner, QikServe is fully integrated into Oracle Hospitality's point of sale (POS) platform, meaning customers who use Oracle's POS solution can quickly deploy a fully-branded mobile order and payment service for their diners. QikServe's patented "Waiter in your Pocket" app lets guests order and pay for their food and drinks straight from their smartphones for either pick-up, delivery or eat in-store dining. A major feature of the app is that it automatically captures customer data which can then be used by the operator to power highly targeted marketing campaigns.
Diners can order exactly what, when and how they want using their mobile device. All they need to do is scan an in-store QR code that prompts the download the customer-branded QikServe app. Once logged into the application, guests can open their check, add to their order, customize their meals and pay together or separately if eating as a group.
"Partnering with Oracle Hospitality has opened up an exciting mobile opportunity for the industry's operators," says Ronnie Forbes, Chief Executive Officer, QikServe. "Feeble mobile solutions with no back-end infrastructure are a thing of the past, along with hospitality solutions that don't have or support a mobile component. Together with Oracle Hospitality, we're focused on providing operators with a complete end-to-end customer journey driven, supported and enhanced by seamlessly integrated, leading-edge cloud, mobile and social technologies."
Greg Kieran, Senior Manager, Sales Consulting EMEA Oracle Hospitality, comments on the partnership; "QikServe has been selected as an Oracle Hospitality Gold Partner based on the capability and breadth of its product offering, outstanding agility, excellent service, and because its solutions add great value to the Oracle Hospitality suite of Products. In addition, QikServe is today the only team outside of Oracle Hospitality with the skillset capable of implementing the Oracle Hospitality eCommerce Cloud Service, globally. We are now able to take new prospects from contract to launch in under two weeks!"
With its Gold status, QikServe receives the benefit of being able to start developing specializations that will allow it to grow its business, increase its expertise, reach higher levels of customer retention, and create differentiation in the marketplace. Gold members also become eligible to resell all Oracle Technology products and can apply to resell Oracle Applications and Industry Solutions. In addition, QikServe receives access to Oracle account representatives and My Oracle Support updates for all products, discounts on training, limited free assessment/exam vouchers, reduced rates on the purchase of Oracle licenses for internal use, discounts on advanced customer services and more. For more information about the benefits of becoming an OPN Gold level partner, please visit: http://www.oracle.com/us/partnerships/index.htm
QikServe's "Waiter in your Pocket" app allows customers to order and pay straight from their mobile phone. Founded by Daniel Rogers and Ronnie Forbes in 2011, QikServe has forged commercial relationships with Oracle Hospitality (formally MICROS) and PayPal and its proven technology has been adopted by leading hospitality operators across UK, Europe and the US.
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