SOURCE: Analysts International

January 18, 2007 09:00 ET

Analysts International Achieves Advanced Unified Communications Specialization From Cisco

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 18, 2007 -- Analysts International (NASDAQ: ANLY) announced today that it has achieved the Advanced Unified Communications Specialization from Cisco®. This designation recognizes Analysts International for its knowledge and expertise in selling, designing, installing and supporting comprehensive Cisco Unified Communications solutions.

"Analysts International is pleased to be one of a select group of partners to receive the Advanced Unified Communications Specialization recognition from Cisco," said Bill Murray, General Manager, Analysts International. "This distinguishes us for the commitment and investment we have made to provide a high quality, knowledgeable team to serve our current and prospective customers."

"As a Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialized Partner, Analysts International is among the industry's elite in providing integrated, collaborative and adaptive unified communications solutions," said Edison Peres, vice president and chief go-to-market officer for Worldwide Channels at Cisco.

The Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialization is designed to help partners -- whether small to medium-sized businesses or enterprise-scale organizations -- meet a wide range of customer needs. It focuses on unified communications market opportunities that require advanced product knowledge and the ability to deploy solutions over multiple sites and geographies. Cisco Advanced Unified Communications Specialized Partners are specialists in building communications solutions based on the industry-leading Cisco Unified Communications portfolio. These products include the Cisco Unified CallManager, Cisco Unity® Connection, Cisco Unity voice messaging and unified messaging, Cisco Unity Express, Cisco Unified Contact Center Express, Cisco Unified Videoconferencing and Cisco Unified MeetingPlace® Express.

The Cisco Channel Partner Program provides partners with training, validation and rewards for building the sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services skills necessary to deliver value-added integrated solutions to customers. Cisco specializations reflect the depth of technology skills at three levels: Foundation Express, Advanced and Master. At each succeeding level, a partner demonstrates greater sales, technical and Cisco Lifecycle Services capabilities in specific technologies. Cisco channel partner certifications at the gold, silver, and premier levels reflect a breadth of skills across key technologies and a partner's ability to deliver integrated networking solutions.

About Analysts International

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Analysts International is a diversified IT services company. In business since 1966, the company has sales and customer support offices in the United States and Canada. Lines of business include Full Service Staffing, which provides high demand resources for supporting a client's IT staffing needs; Solutions Services, which provides business solutions and network infrastructure services; Managed IT Services and Government Solutions. The company partners with best-in-class IT organizations, allowing access to a wide range of expertise, resources and expansive geographical reach. For more information, visit

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Contact Information

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    Jeff Baker
    President and CEO
    Analysts International
    Phone: 952-835-5900
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    Adam Friedman
    Adam Friedman Associates LLC
    Phone: 212-981-2529 Ext. 18
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