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TechTeam Global Signs Contract with Galaxy Hotel Systems

TechTeam Global today announced that it has signed a
contract with Galaxy Hotel Systems, LLC to assist Galaxy in the
deployment of its Galaxy LightSpeed(R) application, a software-based
property management system, at up to 350 Sheraton, Westin, Four Points by
Sheraton, W, St. Regis, and The Luxury Collection hotels under the
Starwood umbrella.
The contract calls for TechTeam and Galaxy to begin the deployment in the
spring of 2005, and to complete the project by the end of the year. Under
terms of the deal, TechTeam will provide up to 36 trainers, three
interface specialists, and three project coordinators to work with
Galaxy’s internal IT team. The value of the contract to TechTeam has the
potential to reach $2 million in 2005 depending on factors such as the
actual deployment and rollout timing.

“We required an experienced, skilled technical team to work side-by-side
with our IT staff on this complex and mission-critical project,” stated
Dan Hogan, Vice President and General Manager of Galaxy Hotel Systems.
“With TechTeam’s trainers, technology specialists, and coordinators, we
are confident that we will be able to achieve our aggressive deployment
schedule. They have a proven track-record that we needed to ensure the
successful delivery of our solution and they are already exceeding my

“TechTeam’s expertise with information technology and software
deployments, combined with our experience serving the hospitality
industry, makes this a good fit for both companies,” stated William F.
Coyro, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of TechTeam Global. “We
are pleased that Galaxy Hotel Systems, a quality-focused company, has
chosen TechTeam’s technology specialists and trainers to partner with them
on this important project.”