London (United Kingdom) – December 13, 2017 (travelindex) – Global hospitality management software provider Xn protel Systems announced the appointment of Mike Hall as Vice President of Infrastructure, Compliance and Security. An important part of Mike’s role will be to act as Data Protection Officer (DPO) to ensure that Xn protel Systems complies with all aspects of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force in May 2018. As DPO he will also have the responsibility to ensure that Xn protel’s software applications provide its clients with the appropriate functionality to help them achieve GDPR compliance within their own businesses. Mike is an active contributor to the newly formed HTNG GDPR for Hospitality Work Group.
Mike’s role will also include PCI DSS compliance and ensuring that Xn protel applications and IT infrastructure maintain the highest standards of physical security, supported by appropriate policies and procedures.
Mike joined Xn protel Systems in 2012 with a remit to set up a dedicated private cloud to provide hosting and IT infrastructure services to our clients. This business unit has grown successfully over the last five years providing clients with cost effective hosting services and achieving very high levels of performance and up time.
Greg Spicer, Chief Executive of Xn protel Systems commented: “Data security breaches are unfortunately becoming ever more common in the hospitality industry. It is therefore vital that the vendor community acts to ensure that everything possible is done to protect our clients, and their guests, from such attacks.
The appointment of Mike Hall as our Vice President of Infrastructure, Compliance and Security is a key part of our strategy and demonstrates how seriously we take these issues.”
About Xn protel Systems
Xn protel Systems is a global hospitality management software company specializing in property management, central reservations, point of sale and activity management solutions. Our business-critical, highly functional, cloud-native and open systems provide the latest technology and flexibility. They help world-class hospitality companies in over 50 countries to optimize revenue generation, simplify service operations and enhance the quality of guest communications.
We are committed to:
Creating open systems. Working closely with our customers and partners we adopt industry standard protocols to break down traditional integration barriers. Creating truly open, flexible solutions that support guests’ growing appetite to be more in control of their stay.
Developing cloud-native products. Our newest technologies are born in the cloud. That means our customers benefit from the latest innovations, can take full advantage of mobile and achieve a lower cost of ownership.
Being easy to do business with. We understand the frustration that comes with unresponsive and inflexible suppliers. We’re not like that. And we don’t take our customers for granted. A customer-centric approach is in our DNA, from preparing quotations through to resolving support calls.
Our next generation, global solutions are backed by outstanding customer service and support. Our dedicated team of highly experienced hotel, hospitality and technology experts work hard to understand customers’ needs and the issues they face. Located across our extensive network of offices, our specialists provide the best advice, solutions and support to make sure customers meet the needs of local markets and achieve their business goals.
The Company was formed in the UK in 2002, as Xn Hotel Systems. It was then renamed in 2015 as Xn protel Systems when protel hotel software became a shareholder.
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