Instant Software Fortifies Partnership with Shift4

Las Vegas, Nevada and Orlando, Florida – September 6, 2006 – Instant Software Inc., the nation’s leading provider of vacation rental management software, and Shift4, a leading developer of enterprise payment solutions, today announce a preferred partnership. Shift4 certified V12.NET’s interface to DOLLARS ON THE NET®, giving Instant Software customers the fastest authorizations and settlements for credit card transactions in the vacation rental industry.

“V12.NET is an obvious choice for companies looking for a seamless, web-based solution that provides a real-time view of all their rental properties,” stated J. David Oder, President and CEO, Shift4. “Together, Instant Software and Shift4 leverage the speed and power of the Internet, along with extensive industry knowledge, to create a robust, state-of-the-art solution.”

Shift4’s payment gateway has been a reliable choice for Instant Software’s legacy systems for many years. With the release of V12.NET, however, DOLLARS ON THE NET becomes their primary payment gateway option.

“We look forward to building a closer relationship with Shift4 now that we have integrated their powerful solution into our next generation reservation management system,” stated Dave Hopcroft, CEO of Instant Software, Inc. “One of the key reasons we selected DOLLARS ON THE NET as our preferred gateway is because it provides immediate results for our management companies wanting low-cost, high-speed payment processing.”

Instant Software’s flagship solution V12.NET is scheduled to be released at RezFest 2006 in Aspen, Colorado . RezFest is the premier user conference for the vacation rental industry, bringing together customers of all Instant Software solutions and their partners, including Shift4.

About Instant Software

Instant Software Inc., based just outside Orlando, Florida, is the nation’s leading provider of vacation rental management software and related services. Instant Software Inc. has installed software at more than 1,800 property management companies and vacation rental resorts throughout North America. The company, which was the first in the vacation rental industry to bring real-time booking, serves more than 250,000 vacation rentals and provides more software solutions for more companies than any other in the USA . Visit for more information or call (800) 246-5645.

About Shift4

Shift4, a leading developer of secure financial transaction processing software and services, provides secure, web-based, real-time enterprise payment solutions for leaders in the hospitality, retail, foodservices, auto rental and e-commerce markets. Through connectivity to all major processors, DOLLARS ON THE NET provides both high speed and low cost authorizations and settlements for credit, debit, check, private label and gift card transactions. DOLLARS ON THE NET also includes the ability to access, review and edit transactions prior to settlement, as well as a searchable, 24-month archive of transactions for reporting and charge back defense. Visit or contact Marketing Department at (702) 597-2480 for more information.