Nicole Miller Upgrades to NGC’s Andromeda PLM to Support Growth into New Markets and Categories

NGC’s Cloud-based PLM to Streamline Iconic Brand’s Product Development Workflow

MIAMI--()--New Generation Computing, Inc. (NGC), a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for product lifecycle management (PLM), supply chain management (SCM), quality control and vendor compliance, today announced that renowned fashion designer Nicole Miller is upgrading to NGC’s Andromeda PLM®.

An iconic American brand with international reach, Nicole Miller saw an opportunity to further streamline its product development workflow and gain better visibility across its supply chain as the company expands the brand into new markets and categories. To support these initiatives, Nicole Miller will upgrade to NGC Andromeda PLM.

“After six successful years working with NGC, it was an easy decision to upgrade to Andromeda PLM to support our growth plans,” said Estelle Rose, chief financial officer, Nicole Miller. “We have continuously benefited from NGC’s expertise in the fashion industry and its robust solutions designed for our industry, and we anticipate additional improvements in productivity and efficiency throughout our global supply chain.”

NGC Andromeda PLM will allow Nicole Miller to benefit from one global platform for all PLM-related elements including planning, merchandising, design, costing, sampling, quality and sourcing. Workflow calendars will provide updates and calendar alerts to ensure deadline compliance and faster turnaround on products. Andromeda PLM integrates closely with Nicole Miller’s existing ERP system.

“Nicole Miller has been a pleasure to work with over the years, and we are excited to extend our relationship with a new wave of global innovation,” said Mark Burstein, president, NGC. “By upgrading to Andromeda, Nicole Miller will have access to the latest fashion PLM technology and drive new innovations throughout the company.”

About Nicole Miller

Nicole Miller is a global fashion and lifestyle brand headquartered in New York City. Founded in 1982, the iconic brand has grown to be one of the premier names in American fashion. In addition to its designer and contemporary womenswear lines, the company has partnered with leading licensees in numerous lifestyle categories including handbags, shoes, jewelry, eyewear, denim, activewear, sleepwear, kids, fragrance and beauty, and home, among others, and can now be found online and in more than 1,500 specialty and department stores worldwide.

About NGC

NGC powers the digital supply chain with the Andromeda Cloud Platform®, enabling brands and retailers to maximize revenue and profit by accelerating lead times, streamlining product development and supply chain management, and optimizing distribution. NGC solutions cover the entire concept to customer lifecycle, including PLM, SCM, quality and compliance, as well as integrated business planning (IBP) and demand, inventory, supply and retail optimization.

Leading global brands and retailers rely on NGC solutions, including Brooks Brothers, Carter’s, Destination XL, Fanatics, Foot Locker, Jockey International, Lacoste, Spanx, VF Corporation and many others. NGC has offices in Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Canada, 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, continuing U.S. and global economic uncertainty, the timing and degree of business recovery, unpredictability and the irregular pattern of future revenues, dependence on particular market segments or customers, competitive pressures, delays, product liability and warranty claims and other risks associated with new product development, undetected software errors, market acceptance of the Company’s products, technological complexity, the challenges and risks associated with integration of acquired product lines, companies and services, as well as a number of other risk factors that could affect the Company’s future performance. For further information about risks the Company and American Software could experience as well as other information, please refer to American Software, Inc.’s current Form 10-K and other reports and documents subsequently filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For more 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: www.amsoftware.com

Andromeda®, Andromeda Cloud Platform®, Andromeda PLM® and New Generation Computing® are registered trademarks of New Generation Computing, Inc. Other products mentioned in this document are registered, trademarked or service marked by their respective owners.

Contacts

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

Release Summary

Fashion designer Nicole Miller upgrades to NGC’s Andromeda retail and fashion PLM software to support growth into new markets and categories.

Contacts

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