BOCA RATON, Fla. – May 7, 2008 – Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative IT solutions, received two of only five awarded 2007 IBM Retail Store Solutions (RSS) Solution Provider Excellence Awards. The awards, which were earned by Agilysys Hospitality Solutions and Agilysys Retail Solutions, are the highest recognition the IBM RSS brand has to offer.
“Agilysys Hospitality Solutions is ecstatic with being honored with an IBM RSS Solutions Provider Excellence Award,” said Tina Stehle, senior vice president and general manager for Agilysys Hospitality Solutions. “This award demonstrates not only our commitment in the industry, but also our extensive capabilities and offerings which we provide to our customers.”
“We are honored to receive the IBM RSS Solutions Provider Excellence Award for the second year in a row,” said Paul Civils, vice president of Agilysys Retail Solutions. “This award serves as yet another testament to the outstanding achievements of the Agilysys Retail Solutions’ employees throughout the past year, and we are very proud of this accomplishment.”
Of the more than 300 IBM RSS North American Solution Providers, award recipients are among the top-achieving Business Partners for IBM RSS and have made significant contributions in revenue achievement. Winners of this award possess leadership characteristics such as: global leader for RSS revenue, achieved committed business targets with IBM RSS during prior calendar year, actively promoted current IBM RSS product offerings in prior year demand generation campaigns or similar activities, have a dedicated sales, marketing and technical support team to promote IBM solutions and is an Advanced or Premier level IBM Business Partner.
Additionally, Agilysys’ Hospitality Solutions EMEA operations received an IBM RSS Solution Provider Excellence Award for the European market.
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 Boca Raton, Fla., Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, with additional sales offices in the United Kingdom and China.
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