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Marchon Eyewear Goes Live on NGC Software’s Extended PLM System

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(MIAMI, 11 OCTOBER, 2011) NGC Software today announced that Marchon Eyewear has implemented NGC’s Extended PLM software.

Marchon Eyewear, Inc. is one of the world’s largest global manufacturers and distributors of quality eyewear and sunwear.  The company markets its products under prestigious brand names including: Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein, Coach, Diane von Furstenberg, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Jil Sander, Karl Lagerfeld, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Nautica, Nike, Salvatore Ferragamo and Sean John. Headquartered in New York, with regional offices in Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Venice, Marchon distributes its products through numerous local sales offices serving over 80,000 accounts in more than 100 countries.

“Marchon is one of the most respected and innovative eyewear companies in the world, and is responsible for numerous fashion and technology breakthroughs,” said Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D for NGC Software. “NGC is delighted to be working with Marchon as a customer and to complete a successful rollout of our Extended PLM software.”

About NGC Software
NGC Software is a leading provider of PLM, Supply Chain Management, ERP and Product Testing solutions for brands, retailers and consumer products companies. NGC helps our customers increase profitability of private-label merchandise, reduce cost of goods sold, improve speed to market and product quality, and manage compliance and testing. NGC has received top rankings by many leading PLM analysts and has been recognized as a top 100 supply chain and logistics company by Inbound Logistics, SupplyChainBrain and Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

It’s no wonder that VF Corporation, A|X Armani Exchange, Carter’s, Casual Male Retail Group, Jos. A. Bank, Hugo Boss, Billabong, Spanx, Parigi Group, Aeropostale, Lululemon Athletica and many others rely on NGC. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, 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. Form 10-K for the year ended April 30, 2011 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.

Media Contacts:
Marisol Gomez
Director of Marketing
mgomez@ngcsoftware.com
(305) 556-9122 x 367

Jeff Ketner
Ketner Group (for NGC)
jeff@ketnergroup.com
(512) 794-8876

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Ben Hanson Ben Hanson is one of WhichPLM’s top contributors. Ben has worked for magazines, newspapers, local government agencies, multi-million pound conservation projects, museums and creative publications before his eventual migration to the Retail, Footwear and Apparel industry.Having previously served as WhichPLM’s Editor, Ben knows the WhichPLM style, and has been responsible for many of our on-the-ground reports and interviews over the last few years. With a background in literature, marketing and communications, Ben has more than a decade’s worth of experience, and is now viewed as one of the industry’s best-known writers.