Logility Positioned as a Leader in the 2013 IDC Demand Sensing and Planning MarketScape

Report Highlights Key Strengths in Logility Voyager Solutions Capabilities, Portfolio Strategy and Benefits
ATLANTA — October 22, 2013 — Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, today announced it has been recognized by IDC as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Manufacturing Supply Chain Demand Sensing and Planning 2013 Vendor Assessment. The report reviews the capabilities of eight vendors selected for their market share, capabilities and potential for growth.

Logility was highlighted among the highest ranked vendors in the areas of solution capabilities, portfolio strategy and portfolio benefits. According to the report, ” Strengths of Logility Voyager Demand Planning include ease–of–use, fast implementation, and collaborative planning capabilities.”

“The recognition as a Leader in the IDC Worldwide Manufacturing Supply Chain Demand Sensing and Planning 2013 Vendor Assessment underscores our commitment to delivering innovative supply chain solutions that solve today’s most complex challenges,” said Mike Edenfield, president and CEO, Logility. “Logility Voyager Solutions builds on more than 40 years of supply chain experience enabling our customers to plan the complete life–cycle of their product portfolio across all markets. Utilizing our advanced forecasting techniques including statistical, attribute–based and proportional profile planning companies are able to increase sales, improve customer service, and drive a more efficient and profitable supply chain.”

According to IDC, the evaluation is based on a “comprehensive and rigorous framework that assesses vendors relative to the criteria and one another and highlights the factors that influence success in the market both short and long term. End–user feedback from current manufacturing customers was also considered when determining the position of each vendor in the IDC MarketScape framework.”

About Logility Voyager Solutions™
Recognized industry–wide for its rapid implementation, quick ROI, ease–of–use, and ability to solve complex problems, Logility Voyager Solutions is a comprehensive supply chain management solution which features performance monitoring and analytics capabilities to increase supply chain visibility and boost performance in key areas including demand, inventory and replenishment planning, sales and operations planning (S&OP), manufacturing planning and scheduling, supply and inventory optimization, transportation planning and management, and warehouse management.

About Logility
With more than 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative, best–of–breed supply chain solutions that help small, medium, large and Fortune 1000 companies realize substantial bottom–line results in record time. Logility Voyager Solutions is a complete supply chain management solution that features a performance monitoring architecture and provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; transportation planning and management; and warehouse management. Logility customers include Fender Musical Instruments, Hewlett–Packard, Parker Hannifin, Sigma–Aldrich, Verizon Wireless, and VF Corporation. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information about Logility, call 800–762–5207 USA or visit https://logilityinc.wpengine.com.

Forward–Looking Statements

This press release contains forward–looking statements that are subject to substantial risks and uncertainties. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by statements made herein. These factors include, but are not limited to, continuing U.S. and global economic uncertainty, the timing and degree of business recovery, unpredictability and the irregular pattern of future revenues, dependence on particular market segments or customers, competitive pressures, delays, product liability and warranty claims and other risks associated with new product development, undetected software errors, market acceptance of Logility’s products, technological complexity, the challenges and risks associated with integration of acquired product lines, companies and services, as well as a number of other risk factors that could affect the Company’s future performance. For further information about risks the Company and American Software could experience as well as other information, please refer to American Software, Inc’s. current Form 10–K and other reports and documents subsequently filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  For more information, contact:  Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer, American Software, Inc., (404) 264–5477 or fax:  (404) 237–8868.

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