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Dec 28, 2016

New Release of Agilysys Visual One® PMS Delivers EMV Readiness, Enhanced Security and Support for the Latest Microsoft® Products

Version 8.7 Expands the Industry-Leading Property Management Solution to Help Customers Improve Operations and Increase Profits

ALPHARETTA, GA. — Dec. 28, 2016 — Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announced general availability of Visual One® PMS v8.7. The latest version of the company’s popular property management system features a number of enhancements — including EMV readiness, more robust security, and support for several recently released Microsoft® products — that will enable customers to dramatically improve operations and safeguard guests’ financial data.

Visual One PMS is a comprehensive and fully integrated property management system that offers a wide range of best-in-class features and functionality, including front office operations, guest history, housekeeping, reservations management and more. Its user-friendly screens are laid out in a logical format, with quick-feature icons and drill-down capabilities. The system offers optional modules for accounting, activities, club management, comp accounting, condo accounting, guest marketing, sales and catering, and spa management. Other features include a rate and availability calculator, enhanced guest stay search screens and an online shopping cart that enables guests to book rooms, spa appointments, tee times and activities with a single itinerary.

The latest version of Visual One PMS offers improvements in virtually every area, including compatibility with rGuest® Pay v1.5, the latest version of Agilysys’ groundbreaking payment gateway solution. Other enhancements include:

  • Support for EMV chip-and-signature through rGuest Pay
  • PA-DSS 3.2 compliance
  • Improved encryption mechanisms
  • Enhanced compatibility with Citrix
  • Support for a number of recently released Microsoft products, including Microsoft Windows® 10, Microsoft Office 2013, Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft SQL Server® 2014 and Microsoft SQL Server® 2016*

"Agilysys continues to transform the guest experience with the latest version of Visual One PMS," said Rehan Jaddi, senior vice president of customer support and service solutions at Agilysys. "The software is more powerful than ever and is ideal for hotels and resorts that want a flexible and fully-integrated property management system. The suite's enhanced features and functionality, particularly its security improvements and Microsoft product support, will streamline operations and enable properties to provide seamless guest service from arrival through departure."

Agilysys will demo Visual One v8.7 at Inspire 2017, the Agilysys user conference, Jan. 23-25 at M Resort in Las Vegas. For more information or to register for the conference, visit  https://inspire.agilysys.com.

Agilysys is a leading technology company that provides innovative point-of-sale, property management, inventory and procurement, workforce management, analytics, document management and mobile and wireless solutions and services to the hospitality industry. The company's solutions and services allow property managers to better connect, interact and transact with their customers by streamlining operations, improving efficiency, increasing guest recruitment and wallet share, and enhancing the guest experience. Agilysys serves four major market sectors: Gaming, both corporate and tribal; Hotels, Resorts and Cruise; Foodservice Management; and Restaurants, Universities, Stadia and Healthcare. A significant portion of the company's consolidated revenue is derived from contract support, maintenance and subscription services. Agilysys operates throughout North America, Europe and Asia, with corporate services located in Alpharetta, GA. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.

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Contacts:

Media
Robert Shecterle, Agilysys, Inc., 770-810-6046, robert.shecterle@agilysys.com.

Investors
Richard Land, Norberto Aja or Jim Leahy, JCIR, 212-835-8500, agys@jcir.com



*  Microsoft, Windows and SQL Server are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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