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MICROS names new global hosting leader

MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS) said it has named Jay Upchurch, CIO and senior vice president of global hosting and SaaS.

Upchurch is an accomplished managed application services and product marketing management executive with more than 14 years´ experience in professional services and leading large, global hosting and SaaS organizations. In this new role, Upchurch will be responsible for leading MICROS´ hosting and SaaS and MIS teams around the world.

Most recently, Upchurch served with AT&T (NYSE: T) , where he led worldwide teams in hosting, cloud and applications services. He has also held several executive positions at AT&T where he was responsible for managed services, including managed infrastructure, managed applications and cloud solutions.

MICROS Systems provides leading enterprise-wide applications, services and hardware for the hospitality and retail industries. Serving an extensive portfolio of clients worldwide, MICROS solutions are utilized in hotels, casinos, table and quick service restaurants, retail, leisure and entertainment, fuel and convenience, cruise, and travel operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. The company´s website is at


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