Jack Henry & Associates Honored in the 2010 Microsoft Partner Awards as ISV/Software Solutions Partner of the Year

Jun 29, 2010, 08:00 ET from Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.

MONETT, Mo., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: JKHY), a leading provider of integrated technology solutions and data processing services for financial institutions, today announced that it has been awarded the Microsoft ISV (Independent Software Vendor)/Software Solutions Partner of the Year Award. The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the last year. Jack Henry & Associates was chosen for the award out of an international field of top Microsoft partners for delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology.

According to Jack Prim, CEO of Jack Henry & Associates, "We are sincerely honored that our company was selected as Microsoft's 2010 ISV/Software Solutions Partner of the Year.  It is our associates who deserve the credit for this achievement considering it is the high-quality products they build and the outstanding customer service they provide day-in, day-out that differentiates us in the markets we serve and generates rewarding levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty.  This award also reinforces the strength of our relationship with Microsoft and the value we derive from its technology."

Awards were presented in a number of categories, with winners chosen from a pool of almost 3,000 entrants worldwide. Jack Henry & Associates was recognized for superior technology and innovation in the ISV/Software Solutions Partner of the Year. The Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software Solutions Partner of the Year Award honors partners who excel at developing and delivering packaged software to customers. This award recognizes Jack Henry & Associates for helping its customers make better-informed decisions and facilitating effective collaboration with colleagues, customers, and partners.

"Microsoft is proud to recognize Jack Henry & Associates as the ISV and Software Solutions Partner of the Year," said Walid Abu-Hadba, corporate vice president, Developer and Platform Evangelism Group, Microsoft Corp. "As a leader in adopting new Microsoft technologies, Jack Henry & Associates seamlessly adapts them to meet customer needs. Their products and services for financial institutions and corporate entities ensure ease of use while still keeping financial information secure."

About Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of computer systems and ATM/debit card/ACH transaction processing services primarily for financial services organizations.  Its technology solutions serve more than 11,800 customers nationwide, and are marketed and supported through four primary brands.  Jack Henry Banking™ supports banks ranging from de novo to mid-tier institutions with information processing solutions.  Symitar™ is the leading provider of information processing solutions for credit unions of all sizes.  ProfitStars® provides highly specialized products and services that enable financial institutions of every asset size and charter, and diverse corporate entities to mitigate and control risks, optimize revenue and growth opportunities, and contain costs.  iPay Technologies operates as a leading electronic bill pay provider supporting more than 3,600 banks and credit unions with turnkey, highly configurable retail and small business electronic payment platforms.  Additional information is available at www.jackhenry.com.

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