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Vertical Systems Automated Business Centers Reach Milestone

Business travelers are going
to find more locations to effortlessly continue their business while on
the road as Vertical Systems, Inc. (VSi) announced today it has reached a
milestone of 500 hotels in which its Automated Business Centers can be
found around the world.“VSi’s goal is to provide easy-to-use, state-of-the-art business centers
and other guest-service technology,” said Saeed Kazmi, CEO of Silicon
Valley-based Vertical Systems, Inc.

“We are proud to have reached this milestone of 500 locations for our
products and services and believe we are setting the new standards for the
demanding business traveler. Our goal is to continue to expand our
installed base around the world,” Kazmi said.

VSi’s Automated Business Centers typically include the following types of
equipment and features:

—wired and wireless high-speed Internet access,—Wi-Fi hot spots
high-speed Internet service,—24-Hour Business Center access,—24-hour
toll-free live phone tech support,—virus-free, state-of-the-art PCs
with proprietary FreshStart technology that gives each user the equivalent
of a new computer,—secure, remote web-based guest printing services,
— high-speed color printers and copiers,—easy-to-use personal laptop
connections,—photo/image scanners,—the latest business software.

VSi’s Automated Business Centers are currently found in Hilton, Hyatt,
Radisson, W (Starwood), Holiday Inn, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza, Best Western,
Intercontinental, Ritz-Carlton, Fairmont, Accor and many individually
owned properties around the world.


The Automated Business Centers feature proprietary FreshStart/Instant
Rebuild(TM) technology that offers each business center user a computer
free of viruses and ensures a secure working environment every time a new
user logs onto a computer. The 24-Hour, Self-Service Business Center will
provide guests with a comfortable, self-service office environment that
has been designed with the traveling business professional in mind. VSi’s
Automated Business Centers are part of a comprehensive package of guest
service technology that the company can custom-tailor to an individual
hotel’s needs.

VSi and its partners also provide wired and wireless broadband Internet
access, in-room technology that can provide the equivalent of a business
center for the traveler and kiosks that can bring a business center to
public areas of a hotel or into meeting rooms.