NGC's Mark Burstein Named a 2013 "Pro to Know" by Supply and Demand Chain Executive

  NGC's Mark Burstein Named a 2013 "Pro to Know" by Supply and Demand Chain
  Executive

Business Wire

MIAMI -- February 19, 2013

NGC® today announced that Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D
for NGC, was named a winner of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2013 "Pros
to Know" awards. Now in its 13th year, the annual Pros to Know awards
recognize supply chain solution providers and practitioners who have
demonstrated outstanding leadership in meeting industry challenges.

Honoring the supply chain’s best and brightest, Supply & Demand Chain
Executive’s “Pros to Know” includes professionals proactively working to drive
improvements in a number of categories—including manufacturing and production
output; procurement; logistics; risk mitigation strategies; sourcing;
financial operations; packaging and distribution; transportation; and much
more. The publication’s editorial selection committee reviewed close to 400
entries before selecting this year's winners.

Burstein served as the president of a multi-national manufacturing company
prior to joining NGC, which gives him a unique perspective in understanding
customer requirements for NGC's PLM and supply chain solutions. Under
Burstein's leadership, NGC has helped brands and retailers implement solutions
to manage their supply chain risk, streamline management and communication
with global suppliers, develop agile sourcing strategies, improve raw
materials management, and more.

"I'm honored to receive this recognition, which is a reflection of the hard
work, professionalism and dedication of our entire NGC team," said Mark
Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D, NGC. "Today's supply chains
are extremely complex, and NGC's supply chain software is helping companies
not only improve supply chain agility and responsiveness, but also address
critical areas such as social and regulatory compliance, as well as vendor
compliance and factory safety."

About NGC

NGC ^ is a leading provider of PLM, Supply Chain Management, ERP and Product
Testing software and services for brands, retailers and consumer products
companies. NGC solutions help increase profitability, reduce costs, improve
speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing.  NGC
has received top rankings by many leading industry analysts and has been
recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound
Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

NGC customers include A|X Armani Exchange, Aeropostale, Billabong, Carter’s,
Casual Male, Hugo Boss, Jos. A. Bank, Marchon Eyewear, Spanx, Swatfame, VF
Corporation, and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles,
Canada, China, India, Mexico, and El Salvador and is a wholly owned subsidiary
of American Software Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information, visit
www.ngcsoftware.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, changes in general
economic conditions, technology and the market for NGC’s (the Company)
products and services including economic conditions within the e-commerce
markets; the timely availability and market acceptance of these products and
services; the effect of competitive products and pricing; the uncertainty of
the viability and effectiveness of strategic alliances; and the irregular
pattern of the Company's revenues. 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 about risks the Company could face as well as other
information, contact Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer, American
Software, Inc., 470 East Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305, (404) 261-9777.
FAX: (404) 264-5206, INTERNET:http://www.amsoftware.com.

TRADEMARKS: NGC and New Generation Computing are registered trademarks of New
Generation Computing.

Contact:

NGC
Marisol Gomez
Director of Marketing
mgomez@ngcsoftware.com
305-556-9122 x 367
or
Ketner Group (for NGC)
Jeff Ketner
jeff@ketnergroup.com
512-794-8876
 
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