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QAD Awards Partner Excellence at Explore 2019

Key QAD partners recognized for achievements at QAD Global customer conference

NEW ORLEANS -- May 9, 2019 -- QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, today announced the winners of its annual partner program awards at the QAD Explore 2019 customer conference in New Orleans. The awards recognize partners in the QAD community for their achievements in contributing to the success of QAD customers.

QAD Chief Marketing Officer Carter Lloyds presented the awards at QAD Explore 2019. "It is an honor to recognize the terrific work that our partners do," said Lloyds. "Each of them has unique skills and experience, and each shares our passion for helping QAD customers become Agile, Effective Enterprises. They add to our expertise, extend our reach and are a valued part of our QAD community." 

The Explore 2019 Partner Award winners:

  • Roundview Technologies LLC received the Business Transformation award. This award recognizes a partner that helps a customer change their business processes supported by QAD solutions and has been able to measure and demonstrate those achievements. Roundview leveraged its QAD product knowledge along with the Q-Xtend Integration framework to implement over 50 interfaces at a large global automotive supplier.
  • Kettering Professional Services received the Rapid Achiever award. This award highlights rapid, agile and effective implementation of a QAD solution with demonstrable results with an experienced and highly skilled team. Kettering's deep QAD knowledge and vertical expertise allowed them to implement a validated QAD medical device customer in New Zealand in less than three months. The customer began shipping successfully to the United States on day one.
  • Strategic Information Group was awarded the QAD Cloud award. This award recognizes a partner that demonstrates a strong commitment to software, services or technology that affords customers a rapid and agile deployment in the QAD cloud. In the last year, Strategic, a longtime QAD partner, brought 11 new cloud customers to the QAD community.
  • Scott Sheldon, LLC won the Rising Star award. Since becoming a QAD partner in the summer of 2016, Scott Sheldon has become a trusted QAD adviser working with many customers. The company also recently led an implementation of QAD DynaSys Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP).

Explore is QAD's largest annual event, bringing together customers, sponsors and other members of the QAD community for a week of informative sessions, hands-on training, industry-specific presentations and a sponsor expo. The agenda provides updates on key trends in manufacturing, strategic developments in the industries QAD serves and information on new solution developments. It features over 60 speakers, including manufacturing industry experts, QAD executives and QAD customers. The conference's popular educational program features comprehensive hands-on training classes, some of which count toward APICS continuing education credits.

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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 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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