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QAD Partners with YASH Technologies to Deliver Global Consulting and Implementation Services

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Oct. 11, 2018 – QAD Inc. (Nasdaq: QADA) (Nasdaq: QADB), a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, today announced it has signed a system integrator agreement with YASH Technologies, a leading global consulting, technology and outsourcing company, to provide functional consulting and implementation globally.

"We are excited to welcome YASH to the QAD partner community," said QAD Vice President, Global Services, Robin Riordan. "They have a skilled and knowledgeable team with years of experience in our core industries, particularly in automotive. They are investing in their QAD capability, they know cloud, and this partnership will help us expand our cloud presence globally. We look forward to working with them to provide value and services to our customers around the world."

YASH is a global IT service provider for Fortune 500 organizations with a workforce of 5,000, and multiple centers of technology innovation and excellence operating out of 34 campuses across six continents. YASH provides a comprehensive portfolio of digital, application lifecycle and infrastructure services, enabling its customers to maximize the value of their IT investments while helping them optimize their IT expenses for sustained business value.

Commenting on the partnership, Hari Vyakarnam, VP Global Alliances said, "YASH combines application services leadership and strong cloud capabilities with expertise in discrete and process manufacturing. As a global system integrator, we architect and deliver complex business-IT solutions across technology domains. Our strategic partnership with QAD will help drive substantial business value for our joint customers and support their Digital Transformation journey."

QAD Global Services has resources in over 90 countries. QAD works with its partners to better service companies across the world. QAD partners provide breadth, depth and reach, strategically extending QAD's capabilities, functional expertise and global presence. The QAD Global Partner Network consists of over 100 partners including hardware platform manufacturers, operating system vendors, software and database developers, solution resellers, system integrators and service organizations.

About YASH Technologies
YASH Technologies focuses on enabling its customers to succeed and drive IT Business Transformation. As a leading technology service and outsourcing partner for large and fast-growing global organizations, the company leverages technology and flexible business models to enable innovation and business value throughout each customer's enterprise. YASH customer-centric engagement and managed services delivery framework integrate specialized domain and consulting capabilities with proprietary methodologies and solution offerings to provision application, infrastructure and end-user-focused Right-Sourcing services. Headquartered in the U.S., with delivery and sales centers globally, YASH serves its customers across six continents. YASH is an SEI CMMI (Level 5) and an ISO 9001:2015 certified organization.

For more information about YASH Technologies, please visit www.yash.com or email info@yash.com.

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 Cloud 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.

To learn more, visit www.qad.com or call +1 805-566-6000.

"QAD" is a registered trademark of QAD Inc. All other products or company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contacts:

QAD Inc. 
Scott Matulis
Public Relations
818-451-8918
publicrelations@qad.com

or

Evan Quinn
Analyst Relations
617-869-7335
industryanalyst@qad.com

YASH Technologies
Nicholas Bitting
Public Relations
Nick.bitting@yash.com

or

Sachin Kumar Singh
Public Relations
Sachin.singh@yash.com

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