P97 to Launch Next Generation Mobile Commerce App Utilizing Microsoft Azure

February 10, 2016

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HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–P97 Networks announces the version 2 release of its flagship PetroZone® mobile app on Windows 10. This new release of the PetroZone® mobile commerce app (V2) brings together Microsoft’s unifying operating system, Windows 10, and Microsoft Azure Service Bus to deliver an innovative mobile payment and digital marketing capability for the retail fuel and convenience store industry. P97’s PetroZone® mobile commerce platform is now supported across Windows 10 devices, including tablets and smartphones, to provide the broadest mobile and cloud connected experience in the industry.

Donald Frieden, P97 president and CEO comments, “Today’s consumers are mobile centric – from buying coffee to boarding flights – so they want more access to data and services from the palm of their hand. With PetroZone®, consumers can now find gas, shop prices, and save money at gas stations and c-stores with the convenience of their smartphone and the security of Windows 10 and Azure. That’s the power of PetroZone.”

“Performance is non-negotiable for our customers, and is critical to the success of their cloud-driven businesses,” said Nicole Herskowitz, senior director of product marketing, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Corp. “Because of that, we’re pleased to welcome P97 to Microsoft Azure.”

P97 utilizes the power of Azure as a service, and multi-factor authentication to deliver a frictionless approach to mobile payments at retail fuel sites and convenience stores; one that is uniquely secure and scalable and designed to support the 150,000+ gas stations and convenience stores in the US market today.

About P97

P97 Networks provides secure cloud based mobile commerce and digital marketing solutions for the convenience retail and fuels marketing industry under the brand name PetroZone®. P97’s mCommerce solutions enhance the ability of convenience store operators, marketers, and oil companies to attract and retain customers by providing technology that securely connects millions of individual mobile phones and connected cars with identity and geo-location based software technology to create truly unique connected-consumer experiences. P97’s software personalizes the “find-buy-save” experience for every mobile consumer. For more information, follow us on Twitter @p97networks or visit www.p97.com.

Category: Oil & Gas