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Press Release

07
JAN
2010

NUTRIKIDS Point of Sale System Receives SIF 2 Certification

Addison, TX & Rochester, NY (January 7, 2010) – LunchByte Systems, Inc. is proud to receive SIF (Schools Interoperability Framework) 2 Certification for their NUTRIKIDS® Point of Sale solution. LunchByte Systems worked closely with SIF Agent partner Mizuni, Inc. to achieve certification. NUTRIKIDS POS Enterprise Version 2.x has been SIF 2 Certified for the SIF Implementation Specification version 2.0r1 to better utilize the technology available to school districts.

“The certification of our SIF Agent will provide our customers with seamless integration, offering a more efficient and accurate means of managing their data,” said Colin Sheridan, President of LunchByte Systems. LunchByte Systems is proud to be an integral partner with school districts to use data and technology to support the creation and delivery of nutritional meals to school children across the United States.

“Mizuni is pleased to have partnered with LunchByte Systems to develop and achieve SIF 2 Certification for the NUTRIKIDS SIF Agent, “said Ignacio Ybarra, President of Mizuni. “The NUTRIKIDS SIF Agent will greatly improve interoperability for hundreds of districts across the nation.”

The ability to share data and communicate with other applications is essential in maintaining a robust district IT infrastructure. With over 1,600 school districts utilizing the NUTRIKIDS Point of Sale solution, the NUTRIKIDS SIF Agent provides interoperability and assurance that accurate data is shared between the NUTRIKIDS software and other applications.

About LunchByte Systems, Inc.

 LunchByte Systems, Inc. has been developing software applications exclusively for the K-12 school food service market for over 20 years. During this time, they have become the industry leader for the School Food Service software segment. The NUTRIKIDS Menu Planning and Nutritional Analysis software has been the industry standard since its inception in 1989 and the “product of choice” for Nutrient Standard Menu Planning. Accordingly, these products have been implemented in over 8,500 school districts nationwide. The School Food Service market requires sensible technology in order to be successful. For more info see www.nutrikids.com.

About Mizuni, Inc.

 Fusing a commitment to improving education with decades of experience developing corporate enterprise solutions, Mizuni, Inc. has pioneered an innovative data-driven decision-making solution for education. The Mizuni PK-12 Enterprise Information Management Solution for Districts informs instruction and improves student achievement by providing educators with accurate, real-time information. Our solution is comprised of the Mizuni Data Warehouse, Mizuni Dashboard Suite, Mizuni Zone Integration Server and Mizuni SIF Agents. Also available is the Mizuni PK-20 Enterprise Information Management Solution for States designed to meet the unique information needs of State Education Agencies. Today, over 700,000 students throughout the U.S. benefit from the Mizuni Solution. For more information, please visit www.mizuni.com.

About the SIF Association

The SIF Association is a unique, non-profit collaboration composed of over 2,300 schools, districts, states, US and International Ministries of Education, software vendors and consultants who collectively define the rules and regulations for educational software data interoperability. The SIF Implementation Specification enables diverse applications to interact and share data efficiently, reliably, and securely regardless of the platform hosting those applications. The SIF Association has united these education technology end users and providers in an unprecedented effort to give teachers more time to do what they do best: teach. For further information, visit http://www.sifassociation.org.

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