Tyler Pipe Company Implements American Software’s Web-Based e-Store System

Marti Kirsch

Tyler Pipe Company Implements American Software’s Web-Based e-Store System

ATLANTA (September 13, 2006) – American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA) announced today that Tyler Pipe Company (“Tyler”) has implemented it’s web-based e-Store System and fully integrated it with Tyler’s host-based ERP System.

Tyler has implemented e-Store for use by its customer service representatives, its sales force and for an initial 3,500 customers. e-Store enables access to key customer data, customer orders, item and product catalog information over the internet/intranet on a 24/7 basis.

“e-Store has been a huge hit among our individual branches,” said Mike Snyder, utilities territory manager for Tyler. “It really helps them stay on top of things and ahead of their customers.”

“e-Store provides Tyler customers with a user friendly tool and they are excited about having this new capability,” said Gwen Jackson, IS manager for Tyler.

“Tyler implemented e-Store and fully integrated it with their iSeries American Software ERP System in a matter of months” said Jeff Coombs, executive vice president and chief operating officer of American Software USA, Inc. “This tool has enabled Tyler to better serve its customers and has provided Tyler with a competitive edge that makes it easier for their customers to do business with them.”

About Tyler Pipe Company

Tyler Pipe Company, a division of McWane, Inc., is based in Tyler, Texas with a foundry in Texas and coupling/gasket production facilities in Missouri, Pennsylvania and California. The company was founded in Tyler Texas as the Tyler Iron and Foundry Company in 1935 and was acquired by McWane, Inc. in 1995.

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 enterprise-wide, supply chain management, Internet commerce, financial, and manufacturing packages. e-Intelliprise™ is a total ERP/supply chain management suite, which leverages Internet connectivity and includes multiple manufacturing methodologies. American Software owns 88% of Logility, Inc. (Nasdaq: LGTY – News), a leading supplier of collaborative Supply Chain Planning Solutions.


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