Norman Transcript, “m3t, Datatrend ink partnership”
September 19, 2009, M3 recently announced a global partnership with Datatrend Technologies, an IBM Premier Business Partner and solution integrator, to deliver a full-service solution that includes a resort cash operations system not yet offered in today\'s corporate and Native American casinos.
Datatrend, the 2008 IBM Innovation Leadership Award winner, and m3t\'s casino management solutions bring together the benefits of IBM\'s industry-leading x86, Blade and Power server technology with Datatrend\'s integration, deployment and implementation expertise to offer a simple, scalable and cost-effective cash management system to global casino resort customers.
\"By combining m3t\'s two decades of gaming software expertise with our long-term leadership in hardware integration and implementation across multiple industries, we offer casinos and resorts a simplified buying process and a faster way to recognize their investment. This integrated solution cuts costs and increases efficiencies. In this economy, these kinds of choices are especially crucial for maintaining a leading edge,\" said Darren Waldrep, vice president of strategic alliances, Datatrend Technologies.