SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 23 — ALPHA BAY today announced a multiyear technology agreement with AutoZone. Under the agreement, Alpha Bay is providing retail computing functionality with its AIRS‚® Enterprise product. “AIRS enables a more productive, efficient, and collaborative workplace for AutoZone,” remarks Alpha Bay’s CEO and Founder, Jack Blount. “It will allow for the retirement of their legacy store software applications and potentially reduce their IT maintenance, driving significant cost savings throughout AutoZone’s 4200+ stores and associated eCommerce channels.”
For more than two years, AutoZone evaluated build versus buy options for modernizing its retail computing environment. “Our goal was to further drive AutoZone’s multichannel growth, innovation, and industry-leading customer experience by making use of stateoftheart, robust, standardized technology,” said Jon Bascom, CIO, AutoZone. We found a partner in Alpha Bay. We have engaged them to help transform our storebased technology environment with their powerfully advanced solution for better business outcomes and to decrease our operating costs.”
We found a partner in Alpha Bay. We have engaged them to help transform our storebased technology environment with their powerfully advanced solution for better business outcomes and to decrease our operating costs.
Alpha Bay provides a wide range of retail computing solutions that meet the diverse needs of all sectors of the retailing industry, including multichannel/cross channel support, PCI compliance, workplace, networking, data center and security services, applications development and management, as well as customer relationship management and POS.
About Alpha Bay
Alpha Bay is a global technologies provider, delivering business solutions to the retail industry. Alpha Bay architected the concept of Adaptive Integrated Retail Systems–AIRS‚®–to address the needs of multichannel retailing in the 21st century.
Whether customers purchase products in a traditional store, by catalog, or online, the AIRS portfolio of intuitively easy and powerfully advanced applications provide a seamless experience to the customer and comprehensive business intelligence for the retailer. For more information, visit www.alphabay.com.
As of August 29, 2009, AutoZone sells auto and light truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 4,229 AutoZone stores in 48 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in the U.S. and 188 stores in Mexico.
AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the
United States. Each store carries an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and nonautomotive products. Many stores also have a commercial sales program that provides commercial credit and prompt delivery of parts and other products to local, regional, and national repair garages, dealers, and service stations. AutoZone also sells the ALLDATA brand diagnostic and repair software. On the web, AutoZone sells diagnostic and repair information, and auto and light truck parts through www.autozone.com. AutoZone does not derive revenue from automotive repair or installation.