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CALGARY, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Sylogist Ltd. ("Sylogist" or the "Company") - (TSX-V: SYZ), is pleased to announce the recent signing of multi-year commitments in excess of $5 million by several independent school divisions in the Provinces of Manitoba and Alberta. Commitment periods generally range from 3 to 5 years, with the majority of contracts having annual fee escalators. This brings the value of multi-year commitments from existing school division customers to $9 million when combined with those announced in December, 2012, representing ¼ of Sylogist's education business today. The annual fees to be generated from these long term contracts exceed the revenues generated from Sylogist's entire educational customer base in fiscal 2012. In fiscal 2012, its school division business represented approximately 30% of Sylogist's total revenues.
"Our educational customers continue to embrace our cloud based solutions for the long term. They appreciate our commitment to addressing the critical needs within their school district operations, while maintaining the financial capacity to continually invest in bettering our solutions" stated Jim Wilson, President and CEO.
Sylogist is a technology innovation company which, through strategic acquisitions, investments and operations management, provides intellectual property solutions to a wide range of public and private sector customers. The Company's stock is traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "SYZ".
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