SOURCE: Intura Solutions, LP

March 15, 2007 13:06 ET

Intura Solutions Expands in Middle East With EMPA Business Solutions

ARLINGTON, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 15, 2007 -- Intura Solutions, LP (Intura), a leading supplier of point-of-sale (POS) and business management software for quick service, fast casual and delivery restaurant concepts, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with EMPA Business Solutions (EMPA-BS) to offer Intura's line of software products in Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, Jordan, Oman, Yemen, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Qatar.

"Intura is excited about our new partnership with EMPA-BS and looks forward to greater distribution to restaurants in the Middle East," stated Gary W. Peek II, president of Intura. "Through the use of Intura Vision, their customers will get the leading point of sale designed for the global market by accommodating language, currency and tax requirements. Intura Vision is an easy-to-use, feature-rich POS system that includes inventory, ideal food cost, delivery, management reports and customer relationship management modules."

Through this agreement, EMPA-BS will have distribution license rights to Intura Vision and Intura Enterprise, a corporate communications portal and data warehouse for multi-unit restaurant organizations. EMPA-BS will provide hardware, installation, training and support services, while maintaining the customer relationship that has built their reputation over the years.

"We view our partnership with Intura Solutions as an aggressive strategic move mutually beneficial to both parties involved. We will augment market share and capitalize on future growth of Quick Service and Fast Casual concepts in the Hospitality and F&B industry in the Middle East," said Wassim Israwi, general manager of EMPA-BS. "The optimal benefit coming from this economy of scale alliance is that the beneficiaries, ultimately, are our clients who will enjoy end-to-end reliable business solutions and prompt support that will streamline operations, allowing business growth and providing a competitive advantage."

For more information on any Intura product or service visit the Intura website at www.intura.com.

About EMPA Business Solutions

EMPA Business Solutions, established in 1998, Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai, UAE is one of the leading regional IT distributors in the Middle East. EMPA-BS is authorized distributor of well known brands such as Acer, Asus, Biostar, Fujitsu, Infineon-Aeneon, Intel, Kingston, Liteon, MSI, Philips, Surecom and Toshiba. Company's commitment to excellence reflects well on the products & services that it delivers. EMPA-BS office & warehouse is geared up with state of the art ERP system and quality of service level is considered one of the best in the regional industry. EMPA-BS main product lines are computer components, server components, networking & wireless products. For more information about EMPA-BS please go to www.empa-bs.com or contact Mr. Wassim Israwi at Wassim@empa-bs.com.

About Intura Solutions

Intura Solutions is a leading developer of POS and business intelligence solutions for fast casual, quick service and delivery segments of the restaurant industry. Intura builds on a history that started in 1990, with Intura Vision, a restaurant POS and management system, and Intura Enterprise, a corporate communications portal and data warehouse for management of multi-unit restaurant organizations.

Some of Intura's valued customers include Hungry Howie's Pizza, Dunkin' Donuts, Garlic Jim's Famous Gourmet Pizza, Pizza Plus, Ba-Da Wings!, Jet City Pizza, Topper's Pizza, Mr. Jim's Pizza and Pizza Inn. In 2001, Domino's Pizza, Inc. selected the Vision software product as its next generation store system now known as Domino's Pulse. Intura's limited partners include The Pinnacle Corporation and NTN Buzztime, Inc.

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