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JDA Software Group Selects Layered Tech as Dedicated Hosting Infrastructure Provider

May 20, 2010

Plano, Texas – Layered Technologies, Inc. (Layered Tech), a leading worldwide provider 
of on-demand and cloud computing IT infrastructure, today announced that it has signed an agreement with JDA Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®, to provide dedicated hosting, storage, virtualization and managed services. JDA will consolidate hosting from three data centers with Layered Tech, which will eventually provide and manage the infrastructure that powers the supply chain management, merchandising and pricing excellence solutions relied upon by JDA’s more than 6,000 customers.

"After acquiring i2 Technologies, JDA decided to find a hosting provider that could grow with us and provide the flexibility that our customers need. Layered Tech’s enterprise experience and superior facilities made moving our infrastructure to Layered Tech a logical choice," said Joe King, group vice president of Managed Services, JDA Software Group, Inc. “Layered Tech has the capabilities and the capital required to build and manage the core infrastructure that JDA needs.”

"JDA has created a comprehensive Managed Services solution designed to accelerate the global adoption of our market-leading supply chain, merchandising and pricing solutions. The collaborative relationship with Layered Tech is a key element to the rapidly emerging success of this strategy," added Hamish Brewer, president and CEO, JDA Software Group, Inc. "By providing a globally scalable, cloud-computing platform, JDA can offer its customers extreme flexibility and dramatically lower costs of ownership supporting our continuing vision to drive distinctive value for the world’s leading retailers, manufacturers and wholesale-distribution companies."

"Layered Tech is excited to create a fully managed and dedicated hosting environment for JDA Software Group, Inc. We can support customers of JDA’s size and complexity because we have the infrastructure, technical know-how and financial strength to deliver on their unique set of requirements," said Todd Abrams, president and founder of Layered Tech. "Our flexibility and enterprise-grade facilities enable us to scale from a smaller 50-seat license JDA customer to its Fortune 100 clients that have extensive supply chain needs."

About JDA Software Group
JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS) is a leading global provider of innovative supply chain management, merchandising and pricing excellence solutions worldwide. JDA empowers more than 6,000 companies of all sizes to make optimal decisions that improve profitability and achieve real results in the discrete and process manufacturing, wholesale distribution, transportation, retail and services industries. With an integrated solutions offering that spans the entire supply chain from materials to the consumer, JDA leverages the powerful heritage and knowledge capital of acquired market leaders including i2 Technologies®, Manugistics®, E3®, Intactix® and Arthur®. JDA’s multiple service options provide customers with flexible configurations, rapid time-to-value, lower total cost of ownership and 24/7 functional and technical support and expertise. For more information about JDA, please visit www.jda.com, e-mail info@jda.com or follow JDASoftware on Twitter.

About Layered Tech

Layered Technologies (Layered Tech), a leading global provider of compliant and secure cloud and hosting services, supporting mission-critical e-business applications, offers PCI-, HIPAA- and FISMA-compliant hosting solutions, managed dedicated hosting and cloud computing services, including Compliance Guaranteed, which ensures that all Layered Tech compliance services are guaranteed to pass 100 percent of every IT audit or assessment. By providing high-quality technology, infrastructure and support, Layered Tech enables clients to eliminate capital expenses and save on operating costs so they can focus on core initiatives. Layered Tech’s scalable infrastructure powers millions of sites and Internet-enabled applications, including e-commerce and SaaS. Clients include federal, state and local government agencies; large enterprises with advanced data security, compliance and uptime requirements; and leading-edge Web 2.0 startups. For more information, visit www.layeredtech.com.

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