Bally Technologies Launches SDS Slots Management and Accounting System Version 11.0
On March 1st, 2009, Bally Technologies Incorporated, a manufacturer of slot machines, video machines and casino management systems for the worldwide gambling industry, announced the debut to compliance the brand new Version 11.0 of its outstanding SDS slot management and accounting system that supports the Microsoft Windows gaming software platform, Microsoft SQL Server and a brand new simple-to-use and streamlined Windows-based GUI.
With a planned submission to gambling regulators and mass availability in the spring of 2009, Bally Systems SDS Version will give customers flexibility, simple internalization and horizontal and vertical that will make system operation simple for any size of casino gaming operation. Manufactured for the worldwide marketplace, the easily configurable Bally Systems SDS Version 11.0 offers a user navigation that has multiple currencies and multiple languages options.
Functioning on the UNIX and Windows software platforms, this upgraded version offers a lone code base that supports different platforms and databases like the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and DB2-making SDS the gaming industry’s first open system product, permitting casino gaming operators outstanding flexibility and choice.
Tom Doyle, Bally Technologies’ Vice President of Product Management for Bally Systems said that their brand new SDS Version 11.0 gives Bally a market competitive Microsoft Windows powered slot machines management system with a state-of-the art scalable architecture give workable solution for casino facilities that prefer Windows-bases gaming software platform.
Sandra Andrews, the Hospitality Industry Solutions Director for Microsoft Corporation said that by featuring a Windows-based gaming solution, the customers of Bally will benefit from utilizing a simple to use gaming platform that can easily integrate with their present Windows-based gaming systems and maintain flexibility to cope up with their evolving business needs.
Doyle added that Bally Technologies also used the Windows Presentation Foundation and Silverlight in other gaming products that connect with SDS to make a more appealing and interesting user experience. SDS Version 11.0 also offers system monitoring choices and protocol support. It is also backward compatible and easily integrates into Bally’s Networked Floor of the Future. This version also offers complete integration with the Bally Integration Gateway, another open gaming tool that supports different hardware gaming platforms and databases like Windows and UNIX-which is made to assist with the operability of different systems application products.
Andrews said that the optimal solutions for the gaming industry are ones that seamlessly integrate different technologies and connected gaming experience for better financial insights, streamline gaming operations and an enhanced gaming experience. The Bally Systems Version 11.0 with modified support
for the Microsoft gaming platform will help gaming operators make better decisions so they can spend a minimum amount of time focused on the technology and more time giving services that improve customer loyalty.
With thousands of slot machines at casinos all over the world, Bally’s SDS continues to be the brand of choice of some of the world’s biggest gambling operators like the Barona Resort and Casino, Harrah’s Entertainment, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and others. SDS is an important information system that constantly monitors slot machines, other gambling equipment and customer gambling activity.