|By PR Newswire||
|April 3, 2012 12:01 AM EDT||
SAN FRANCISCO, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Revel Systems, maker of a revolutionary mobile point-of-sale system that operates on the Apple iPad or iPhone optimized for restaurant and retail establishments, today announced that Geek Squad®, the leading national tech support service owned by Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), will perform all Revel installs across the United States, streamlining the process of installing a POS system and making it faster for customers to get up and running.
"Installing legacy POS systems that rely on back-office servers takes several days but installing Revel Systems' revolutionary POS system takes just a few hours," said Lisa Falzone, co-founder and CEO of Revel Systems. "Combining this efficiency with the expertise and ubiquity of Geek Squad Agents will make it easier than ever for customers to adopt our system, which relies on servers hosted in the cloud."
Richfield, Minn.-based Geek Squad, a Best Buy Services Group capability, is the first national 24-hour task force dedicated to solving customers' technology challenges. Geek Squad's 20,000 active Agents are available online, by phone, at Geek Squad precincts in all U.S. Best Buy stores, and for in-home and office calls.
Since it came out of beta last August, Revel has grown exponentially and is processing millions of dollars with major brands such as Camille's Sidewalk Cafe, Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen, and Twistee Treat. The company's flagship product is a quick, intuitive and secure mobile restaurant POS system that enables staff to take orders and process payments using an iPad and gives management a central place to view and retrieve transaction and billing information.
Designed for both small businesses and large enterprises, the solution combines the power of the cloud and the security of a local iPad application. It's also easily customizable for payroll, inventory tracking, email receipts and more, and manages everything from menu and ingredients to order-taking, secure payment processing and real-time reporting.
About Revel Systems
Revel Systems is an iPad hybrid cloud-based point-of-sale system for restaurants and retail establishments that is a dream for chain owners, enabling them to see their data in real time from any location. Based in San Francisco, Calif., the company has developed a quick, intuitive and secure mobile iPad Point of Sale system that combines cloud-based technology with the mobility of the iPad, and is fully customizable with payroll, inventory tracking, email receipts, and integration with social media companies including Yelp, Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare. For more information, please visit www.revelsystems.com.
About Geek Squad
If your deepest desire is make the most of your technology so you can get more from your life, Geek Squad is there for you: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For help with all your technology needs, call 1.800.GEEK SQUAD to set up an onsite consultation. Access Geek Squad Agents remotely or find a location near you at www.geeksquad.com, or visit the Geek Squad Precinct at any Best Buy to speak with an Agent directly.
About Best Buy Co., Inc.
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is a leading multi-channel global retailer and developer of technology products and services. Every day our employees—180,000 strong—are committed to helping deliver the technology solutions that enable easy access to people, knowledge, ideas and fun. We are keenly aware of our role and impact on the world, and we are committed to developing and implementing business strategies that bring sustainable technology solutions to our consumers and communities. For information about Best Buy, visit www.bby.com and to shop at Best Buy, visit www.bestbuy.com.
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