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QAD DynaSys Recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Supply Planning 2019 Vendor Assessment

 

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- February 20, 2020 -- QAD DynaSys, a leading provider of demand and supply chain planning solutions, today announced that it has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Supply Planning 2019 Vendor Assessment (doc #US45740217, January 2020). QAD DynaSys is a division of QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB).

This IDC MarketScape research is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's success in the supply chain supply planning space and helps assess its current and anticipated performance in the marketplace.

“QAD DynaSys is proud to be recognized by the IDC MarketScape as a Leader in the Worldwide Supply Chain Supply Planning 2019 vendor assessment,” said QAD DynaSys President Ariel Weil. “We believe this recognition by the IDC MarketScape is a testament to QAD DynaSys’ strong capabilities in supply chain planning and proven record of successful projects that deliver tangible value to our global customers. We have just launched QAD DynaSys Demand & Supply Chain Planning (DSCP) 2019, which features next-generation planning solutions including a new intuitive web planning experience and collaborative planning process controls. This release uses the power of artificial intelligence and advanced supply chain analytics to drive faster, more accurate and intuitive supply chain plans. We believe that a customer-centric approach combined with an innovative and powerful solution will enable our customers to improve service levels, optimize their planning processes and improve end-to-end supply chain visibility.”

QAD DynaSys has been a supply chain innovator since 1985, providing end-to-end and integrated demand and supply chain planning solutions. Its native, in-memory, cloud-based solution supports demand planning, inventory optimization, supply planning, manufacturing planning, financial planning, sales and operations planning and integrated business planning.

According to IDC MarketScape, “A key differentiator of QAD DynaSys DSCP is supply chain visibility. This extends past the baseline plan to include simulated events and what-if scenario comparisons. DSCP seamlessly embeds business intelligence, which provides an intuitive data experience supporting responsive and accurate decision-making. DSCP delivers a library of key KPIs to diagnose and quickly resolve planning issues, ensuring the planner has a clear understanding of the plan results.”

About IDC MarketScape:

IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About QAD DynaSys

QAD DynaSys, a division of QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), provides Demand and Supply Chain Planning solutions. Since 1985, QAD DynaSys has provided 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 resource 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.

For more information about QAD DynaSys, visit www.dys.com or email contact@dys.com.

About QAD

QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), is a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies. QAD Adaptive ERP 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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Contacts

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