Agilisys Acquires NxTrend, a Leading Supplier of Enterprise Solutions to the Distribution Industry

Agilisys Inc., a leading supplier of enterprise software solutions to select manufacturing and wholesale distribution industries, is pleased to announce that it has acquired NxTrend. Based in Colorado Springs, NxTrend is a leading provider of enterprise
commerce management solutions. The acquisition will expand Agilisys' existing wholesale distribution capabilities and provide an opportunity to establish the combined company as a global leader in the distribution software market.

The financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.
 "For over two decades, NxTrend has been on the forefront of developing distribution specific ERP and supply chain management solutions," said Jim Schaper, Chairman and CEO of Agilisys. "Their innovative solutions, dedicated team of employees, and loyal customer base will be strong assets as we
continue to expand in the growing distribution software market. By combining NxTrend's strengths with Agilisys' existing capabilities and global infrastructure, we will be able to enhance our solutions, provide additional benefits to our customers, and continue to increase our competitive advantage globally." 

NxTrend products serve as a single source solution designed to help wholesalers and distributors implement best practices in the areas of inventory management, order processing, sales, customer service, warehouse logistics, electronic commerce and strategic business analysis. The company's solutions are built on a progressive platform that allows for easy integration.

"Agilisys is a world-class organization with the global infrastructure and financial reach to help NxTrend strengthen its leadership position in the wholesale distribution industry," said Mike Cornell, Chairman and CEO of NxTrend. "Our customers will benefit from increased investments in product development and expanded resources, while our employees will benefit from the growth that will result from becoming part of Agilisys. NxTrend looks forward
to working with the Agilisys team to build on our collective expertise and become a leading global provider of software for the wholesale distribution industry."

NxTrend has a 25-year history of profitable growth and has built a
customer base of over 1,900 companies with 90,000 users that span the electrical, building materials, industrial, plumbing/heating/air conditioning, paper and medical industries. There is a binding acquisition agreement that is subject to regulatory approval. The combined entity of Agilisys and NxTrend
will have over 1,500 employees serving 7,500 customers in 31 countries and revenue approaching $300 million.

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