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NGC Recognized as a 2011 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain

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(MIAMI, FL., 03 AUGUST, 2011) NGC® Software today announced that the company has been named as a 2011 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain. NGC was selected as a Top 100 company out of hundreds of nominations for the prestigious list, which recognizes the industry’s best and most reliable supply chain vendors.

“We take pride in the fact that our customers recognize us for providing best-in-class technology solutions and services. NGC’s ultimate goal is to ensure that our customers harness the power of our PLM, Global Sourcing and ERP solutions to transform their supply chains.”

SupplyChainBrain’s ninth annual 100 Great Supply Chain Partners list is the result of a poll of logistics and supply chain professionals in which readers are asked to nominate vendors and service providers whose technology, logistics, transportation or consulting solutions have made a significant impact on their company’s efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance. According to SupplyChainBrain, the purpose of the awards is to recognize those vendors that have so impressed the readers that they deserve to be held up as examples for others in the industry.

Topson Downs, a private label manufacturer of women’s and children’s apparel for leading retailers, nominated NGC as a Top 100 Supply Chain Partner. “We have experienced significant operational improvements as a result of implementing PLM and Global Sourcing software from NGC,” said Alex Perez, IT Manager, Topson Downs. “NGC has helped us to centralize communications, streamline operations, eliminate redundancies and transform overall efficiency in our business.”

“We are honored that SupplyChainBrain has named NGC as one of the top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners,” said Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D, NGC. “We take pride in the fact that our customers recognize us for providing best-in-class technology solutions and services. NGC’s ultimate goal is to ensure that our customers harness the power of our PLM, Global Sourcing and ERP solutions to transform their supply chains.”

About SupplyChainBrain

SupplyChainBrain, the world’s most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, is accessed year round through a wide range of ever evolving multi-media formats by hundreds of thousands of senior level industry executives. In addition to addressing the fundamental principles of supply-chain management, SupplyChainBrain identifies emerging trends, technologies and best practices, forward thinking ideas and cutting-edge solutions-and continues to write and report about these as they evolve and mature.

About NGC

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 and ten of the 2011 Apparel Top 50 (including #1) 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.

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.