Microsoft Visual Studio and .NET Framework Enhance Development Productivity and Quality of Logility Voyager Solutions™
Atlanta (May 22, 2006) – Logility, Inc. (NASDAQ: LGTY), a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, announced today that the Microsoft .NET framework and Visual Studio has enabled productivity and quick development, allowing Logility to focus on customer needs and competitive differentiation.
“Each release of the .NET Framework and Visual Studio consistently improves development productivity and quality at Logility by providing excellent tools and a solid foundation for creating innovative supply chain solutions to meet the needs of global enterprises,” said Mark Balte, Vice President of Research and Development, Logility. “Our developers can concentrate on enhancing business functionality because complicated features and functions such as localization, cryptography network communication, and data access can be addressed quickly and consistently using .NET Framework classes.”
Logility Voyager Solutions are built on the .NET architecture which makes it easier to develop distributed applications that work with a wide variety of other enterprise applications including web services to assess global orders, global inventory and collaboration across the supply chain Logility Voyager Solutions also provide database support for MS SQL, Oracle and DB/400. Leveraging a Microsoft-centric platform provides a reliable development environment that is intuitive and easy to use. Logility’s latest product release, Logility Voyager Solutions 7.5., will be certified on Microsoft SQL Server 2005.
“The combination of Logility’s expertise in delivering industry leading supply chain solutions along with the underlying Microsoft technologies will greatly benefit our mutual customers,” said Pradeep Rathinam, General Manager, US ISV, Microsoft Corporation (NSADAQ:MSFT). “We are delighted to see Logility’s commitment to the Microsoft platform and we will continue to work in close partnership to deliver robust supply chain solutions to address the needs of this important market.”
Logility Voyager Solutions is a collaborative supply chain management application suite that features performance monitoring capabilities in a single Internet-based framework and provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; supply and global sourcing optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; transportation planning and management; warehouse management; and sales and operations planning (S&OP). For more information, visit www.logility.com.
With more than 1,100 customers worldwide, Logility is the leading provider of collaborative supply chain planning solutions that help small, medium, large and Fortune 1000 companies realize substantial bottom-line results in record time. Logility Voyager Solutions feature performance monitoring capabilities in a single Internet-based framework and provide supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; supply and global sourcing optimization; transportation planning and execution; and warehouse management. Logility customers include Bissell, Huhtamaki UK, Katun Corporation, McCain Foods, Mill’s Pride, Pernod Ricard, Rand McNally, Sigma Aldrich, and VF Corporation. Logility is a majority owned subsidiary of American Software (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information about Logility, call 1-800-762-5207 or visit www.logility.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 the Company’s products and services, including economic conditions within the e-commerce markets; the timely availability and market acceptance of these products and services; the challenges and risks associated with integration of acquired product lines and companies; the effect of competitive products and pricing; the Company’s ability to satisfy in a timely manner the requirements of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the rules and regulations adopted under that Section; 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 could experience as well as other information, please refer to the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended April 30, 2005 and other reports and documents subsequently filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For more information, contact: Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer, Logility, Inc., 470 East Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305, (404) 261-9777. FAX: (404) 264-5206 INTERNET: http://www.logility.com or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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