ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq:AGYS), a leading provider of innovative hospitality software solutions and services, today announced that it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program, with a competency in the Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software Solutions category.
Gold competencies demonstrate best-in-class capabilities within specific Microsoft solution areas. Gold Certified Partner status recognizes Agilysys' skill and proficiency in the technology marketplace. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a number of benefits, including access, training and support, giving them a competitive advantage in the channel.
"Gold Certified Partner status is reserved for the top level of Microsoft's solutions partners, and we are honored to have been recognized as a leading ISV/Software Solutions provider," said Larry Steinberg, chief technology officer at Agilysys. "Customers increasingly look for technology partners who can serve as advisers for their long-term strategic plans, and Gold Certified Partner status allows us to help customers bridge the gap between their business demands and technology capabilities. It also enables us to promote our expertise in Microsoft technology and enhance our product offering to more effectively meet the needs of our customers."
The Microsoft Partner Program was launched in October 2003 and represents Microsoft's ongoing commitment to the success of its partners worldwide. The program offers a single, integrated partnering framework that recognizes partner expertise, rewards the total impact that partners have in the technology marketplace and delivers more value to help partners' businesses succeed.
Agilysys is a leading developer and marketer of proprietary enterprise software, services and solutions to the hospitality industry. The company specializes in market-leading point-of-sale, property management, inventory and procurement, workforce management, analytics, document management, and mobile and wireless solutions that are designed to streamline operations, improve efficiency and enhance 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. Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, Europe and Asia, with corporate services located in Alpharetta, GA, and offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.
Beth McClure, 805-692-6356