Agilysys Wins 2011 IBM North America Business Partner Leadership "Choice" Award

Mar 29, 2011, 08:30 ET from Agilysys, Inc.

CLEVELAND, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative IT solutions, today announced that it has been named a recipient of the IBM North America Business Partner Leadership Awards.

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Announced at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla., IBM's North America Business Partner Leadership Awards recognize a select number of Business Partners that have demonstrated business excellence and skill in delivering IBM-based solutions, resulting in client satisfaction and business growth.

"It is a privilege to recognize our North America IBM Business Partner Leadership Award winners for their performance, skill and commitment to shaping a new era of growth and market leadership," said Wilfredo Sotolongo, vice president, Business Partner and Mid-Market Sales, IBM North America. "Together with our Business Partners, we are uniquely positioned to deliver innovation and value to our mutual clients, and capture the tremendous opportunities presented by today's smarter planet."

"As a long-standing IBM Premier Business Partner, Agilysys is well-versed in the delivery of solutions in multi-platform virtualization, data and storage management and advanced datacenter infrastructure," commented Tony Mellina, senior vice president and general manager of Agilysys Technology Solutions Group. "Being named a recipient of the IBM North America Business Partner Leadership Award, particularly in its coveted 'Choice' category, underscores the commitment and investment Agilysys has made as well as the value delivered to the customer."

To learn more about IBM PartnerWorld, a comprehensive program that offers marketing and sales resources, training, certification and technical support to help create new revenue and market opportunities for IBM Business Partners, visit  To find an IBM Business Partner with a particular set of skills, a technology reseller or a consultant with industry expertise, visit the Business Partner Locator at:

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 Asia. For more information, visit

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