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Agilysys Achieves Elite Status in IBM's Dynamic Infrastructure Specialty Program

Deepens skills in consolidation, virtualization, energy efficiency, business resiliency and information infrastructure

CLEVELAND, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative IT solutions, announced it has achieved elite status in IBM's Dynamic Infrastructure program. As a Dynamic Infrastructure Specialty Elite partner, Agilysys will continue to work with IBM to help customers build a new, more dynamic infrastructure that will bring more intelligence, automation, integration and efficiencies to the digital and physical worlds.

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Agilysys initially earned certification in the IBM Dynamic Infrastructure Specialty program in March 2009 and has recently increased its status to Specialty Elite by meeting a rigorous set of certification requirements, as well as completing a three day interactive Practicum workshop.

"As a member of the prestigious group of IBM business partners who have reached elite status in the Dynamic Infrastructure Specialty program, Agilysys is better positioned to provide customers with intelligent solutions that can significantly improve their operations," said Lou Sciacchetano, vice president of Agilysys IBM Technology Solutions. "Obtaining elite status involved tougher criteria, but we are confident the investment in reaching this level will be beneficial in helping us assist our customers in managing challenges presented by today's globally integrated planet."

Reaching elite status in this program has deepened Agilysys' skills in areas such as consolidation, virtualization, energy efficiency, business resiliency and information infrastructure. This expertise will allow Agilysys to more accurately respond to their customers' multi-faceted IT challenges and help customers with the creation of dynamic infrastructures.

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 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, [email protected]

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