American Software Named To Software Magazine’s Annual Software 500 Again in 2009
American Software continues to be ranked year after year as one of the world’s largest software suppliers in the Software 500
ATLANTA (Sept. 22, 2009) American Software (NASDAQ: AMSWA) announced today that it has been included in Software Magazine’s 27th annual Software 500 ranking of the world’s largest software and service providers. American Software develops, markets and supports one of the industry’s most comprehensive offerings of integrated business applications, including supply chain management, Internet commerce, financial, warehouse management and manufacturing solutions.
The Software 500 is a revenue-based ranking of the world’s largest software and services suppliers targeting medium to large enterprises, their IT professionals, software developers and business managers involved in software and services purchasing. American Software has been consistently ranked in the list throughout the years and this year was ranked at 226.
“The 2009 Software 500 results show that revenue growth in the software and services industry was healthy, with total Software 500 revenue of $491.3 billion worldwide for 2008 representing 8.8% growth from the previous year,” says John P. Desmond, editor of Software Magazine and Softwaremag.com. The revenue rankings for the Software 500 include revenues from software licenses, maintenance, and support, training and software-related services and consulting.
“American Software has a long tradition of providing our customers with applications that help reduce costs, increase market share, forecast more accurately and boost customer service while reducing inventory,” said James C. Edenfield, president and CEO, American Software. “We are pleased to be recognized again in the Software 500 for our long history of providing value for our customers in both good and bad economic climates.”
About American Software, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, American Software develops, markets and supports one of the industry’s most comprehensive offerings of integrated business applications, including supply chain management, Internet commerce, financial, warehouse management and manufacturing solutions. e-Intelliprise™ is an ERP/supply chain management suite, which leverages Internet connectivity and includes multiple manufacturing methodologies. Logility, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Software, is a leading provider of collaborative supply chain solutions that help small, medium, large and Fortune 1000 companies realize substantial bottom-line results in record time with its Logility Voyager Solutions™ and Demand Solutions® product suites. Logility is proud to serve such customers as Arch Chemicals, Avery Dennison Corporation, BP (British Petroleum), McCain Foods, Pernod Ricard and Sigma Aldrich. New Generation Computing Inc. (NGC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Software, is a leading provider of PLM, Global Sourcing and ERP solutions for fashion, apparel, footwear and retail. Headquartered in Miami, NGC’s global customers include VF Corporation, A|X Armani Exchange, Carter’s, Maggy London, R.G. Barry, Hugo Boss, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Isda & Co., Tristan America, Parigi Group and many others. For more information on the Company, contact: American Software, 470 East Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305; (800) 726-2946 or (404) 261-4381. FAX: (404) 264-5206.