Release Notes: December 18th, 2012

System Maintenance Notice

Please note that at 3am ET on Tuesday, December 18th we will be upgrading our systems, including innCenter, client booking engines and our GDS and on-premise system interfaces.  There will be a brief service interruption only to our interfaces and you will be logged off of innCenter briefly, but will be able to log back in immediately.

Though the interfaces will not be available for up to 15 minutes, all messages will be queued and bought back in sync and verified by our Production Support Team. 

As always, our Support Team will be available in case of any issues.

We thank you for your patience as we work to improve the overall reliability and functionality of our service.

- Client Services Team

Release Notes

This release includes the following enhancements:

Framework Enhancements

All applications have been migrated from .NET framework 3.5 to 4.5, which represents Microsofts latest.

While there will be no immediate differences experienced by our users, this is a continuation of our efforts to upgrade our foundation tools to the latest Microsoft offers and positioning our development team to leverage the longterm functionality and performance benefits the new framework offers.  This migration supports our continued committment to offer our customers the best tools to manage their business. 

The list of applications migrated includes:

  • innCenter
  • (Booking Engines)
  •  (Web service for on-premise interfaces)
  • Service Engines for GDS interfaces

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Moneris Payment Gateway

A new payment gateway – Moneris – has been added to innCenter, offerring our customers additional payment processing options, including Canadian processing and Pin and Chip transaction support.

Clients interested in using the Moneris payment gateway should contact Client Services and will require signing up for Moneris payment processing.

Please note the following details specific to Moneris:

  • “Card Holder Name” is a required field to process Card Present transactions (in billing section)
  • Same is the case with Folio Billing Information and Payment details pages
  • Pin and Chip functionality is supported only with Internet Explorer browsers

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