Nynex Corp. said Thursday it will sell a major part of AGS Computers Inc., its financial services technology unit, as part of continuing refocus on its core communications businesses.

Keane Inc., a Boston consulting firm, is the buyer. The division being sold, AGS Information Services, does consulting, systems integration, and contract programming in a variety of industries, including banking. Terms of the deal, which now goes before the boards of both companies, were not disclosed.

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