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Verve Hospitality Group Selects Solution Suite from Agilysys

Three New Restaurants Implement Point-of-Sale, Inventory and Procurement Systems

CLEVELAND – Sept. 8, 2009 – Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, announced today that Verve Hospitality Group in Danville, Calif. has selected point-of-sale and inventory and procurement solutions by Agilysys. The company’s three new restaurants, all located in Danville, will use InfoGenesis™ POS and Eatec® Solutions by Agilysys to streamline operations and enhance guest service.

“We wanted true enterprise solutions that could manage multiple locations and provide strong reporting,” said Matthew Silverman, Co-CEO of Verve Hospitality Group. “InfoGenesis POS and Eatec Solutions are fully integrated and offer an impressive array of features and functionality. As both an owner and an executive chef at Verve Hospitality Group, I am involved in all aspects of our business operations and am confident these solutions will maximize productivity in our restaurants and help us deliver a high level of guest service.”

InfoGenesis POS is an enterprise-ready point-of-sale solution that combines powerful reporting and configuration capabilities with an easy-to-use touch-screen terminal application. The system, which is designed for multi-unit operations common in hospitality environments, can manage any combination of dining and bar operations. Features of InfoGenesis POS include audit log and electronic journal, real-time reporting capabilities, organizational controls and advanced sorting, filtering and grouping options.

Eatec Solutions is a full-featured inventory and procurement solution designed especially for the foodservice and hospitality industries. Along with its core purchasing, inventory, recipe, forecasting, production and sales analysis functions, the system also offers modules for buffet management, catering, restaurant and retail. The modular software structure enables customers to construct the exact set of features they need — whether an enterprise-wide solution for multiple sites, or a single-site system for multiple functions. Eatec Solutions offers more than 400 standard reports, which will enable Verve Hospitality Group to make more informed and intelligent business decisions.

“Our leading edge solutions for point-of-sale and inventory and procurement are among the most reliable and flexible on the market,” said Tina Stehle, senior vice president and general manager of Agilysys Hospitality Solutions Group. “Best of all, these systems work together to offer a complete and integrated solution for managing food and beverage operations. In the current economy, hospitality venues are looking for ways to maximize profitability and conserve resources. The combined power of InfoGenesis POS and Eatec Solutions will enable Verve Hospitality Group to reduce potential losses, maintain accurate inventory counts and operate more efficiently.”

Formed in partnership between two leaders in the culinary world — Thomas Bensel and Matthew Silverman — Verve Hospitality Group focuses on developing unique restaurant concepts and is committed to the principle that great food combined with an amazing experience keeps customers coming back time and time again. Verve Hospitality Group’s initial restaurants — Stomp, a wine and small plates lounge; Coa, featuring contemporary Mexican cuisine; and Laurus, a southern European bistro — are located in the upscale community of Danville, Calif. in the fashionable Blackhawk Plaza shopping center. The company also has several new restaurant and entertainment venues in development.

About Agilysys, Inc.
Agilysys is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions to corporate and public-sector customers, with special expertise in select markets, including retail and hospitality. The company uses technology — including hardware, software and services — to help customers resolve their most complicated IT needs. The company possesses expertise in enterprise architecture and high availability, infrastructure optimization, storage and resource management, identity management and business continuity; and provides industry-specific software, services and expertise to the retail and hospitality markets. Headquartered in Cleveland, Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, with additional sales and support offices in the United Kingdom and China. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.

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Maureen Morreale, Agilysys, Inc., 440-519-8161, maureen.morreale@agilysys.com


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