QAD DynaSys Recognized as a Challenger in Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation

QAD DynaSys positioned highest for ability to execute in the Challengers Quadrant

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QAD DynaSys, a leading provider of demand and supply chain planning solutions, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has named QAD DynaSys a Challenger in Gartner’s May 2019 Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation. QAD DynaSys is a division of QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB).

QAD DynaSys is delighted to be acknowledged for the second consecutive report by Gartner as a Challenger in the Magic Quadrant for S&OP Systems of Differentiation,” said QAD DynaSys President Ariel Weil. “We believe this recognition by Gartner is a testament to QAD DynaSys’ ability to execute strong, successful S&OP projects that deliver tangible value to our global customers. We further believe that a customer-centric approach combined with an innovative and powerful solution will ensure that our loyal customers improve service levels, optimize their planning processes and improve end-to-end supply chain visibility.

QAD DynaSys (formerly DynaSys) has been a supply chain innovator since 1985, providing end-to-end and integrated demand and supply chain planning solutions and leveraging the QAD DynaSys Single Click Collaborative technology platform. Its native in-memory,  cloud-based solution solution supports Demand Planning, Inventory Optimization, Supply Planning, Manufacturing Planning, Financial Planning, Sales and Operations Planning and integrated business planning.

According to the report*, “This Magic Quadrant examines the main vendors that provide S&OP (Sales & Operations Planning) systems of differentiation. Supply chain leaders responsible for supply chain solutions can use this report when evaluating or selecting such SODs to help enable Stage 4 or higher S&OP maturity for their business.

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* Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning Systems of Differentiation, Tim Payne, et al., 7 May 2019


About QAD DynaSys – Effective Enterprise Demand and Supply Chain Planning

QAD DynaSys, a division of QAD Inc., (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), provides Demand and Supply Chain Planning solutions. Since 1985, QAD DynaSys provides an integrated and collaborative planning solution that allows businesses to optimize their supply chains, including sales and operations planning, demand planning, network and inventory and business resources optimizations. QAD DynaSys software enables customers and partners in industries such as the food and beverage, consumer packaged goods, life sciences, apparel, luxury, high tech, automotive, distribution and retail verticals to meet their goals of better managing Demand and Supply Chain Planning, and becoming more Effective Enterprises.

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About QAD – The Effective Enterprise

QAD Inc. (NASDAQ: QADA) (NASDAQ: QADB) is a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies. QAD Adaptive Applications for manufacturing supports operational requirements in the areas of financials, customer management, supply chain, manufacturing, service and support, analytics, business process management and integration. QAD's portfolio includes related solutions for quality management software, supply chain management software, transportation management software and B2B interoperability. Since 1979, QAD solutions have enabled customers in the automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, high tech, industrial manufacturing and life sciences industries to better align operations with their strategic goals to become Effective Enterprises.


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