LinuxPR: Magic Software Signs Deal With Athlon Groep To License Its RentPro Car Rental Management System

Deal Estimated at more than $1,000,000.

“Magic Software Enterprises (Nasdaq: MGIC) announced today that
it has signed a contract estimated to exceed $1,000,000 with the
Athlon Groep (Athlon), which operates auto leasing and rental
agencies, car dealerships and body shops in several countries in
Europe. Under the terms of the contract, Athlon will license
Magic’s RentProTM car rental management system. Already
implemented at AXXI Car Rental in Holland and in the process of
being implemented at Autop Rent in France, Athlon will use RentPro
to standardize its car rental activities throughout the Netherlands
and abroad.”

“RentPro is Magic’s full-service e-business and client/server
solution for car and truck rental companies developed by its
75%-owned subsidiary, Magic Rental Technologies, Inc. (MRTI). An
enterprise solution, RentPro contains more than 2,000 programs,
including more than 90% of all of the functions handled by car and
truck rental companies with multiple facilities worldwide. Some of
the functions handled include purchase and sale of vehicles,
reservations management, leasing and rental arrangements, and fleet
control and management. In addition, RentPro has the ability to
interface with virtually any accounting system.”

“RentPro will enable us to streamline our chain of operations to
achieve improved operating efficiencies and cost savings,” said
Willem Nijissen, chief information officer at Athlon. “We chose to
license RentPro because it offers several important advantages over
competing products. Chief among these is its record of successful
operation at other significant multinational car rental and leasing


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