May 21, 2007

Answerthink's EzDistribution Solution Receives SAP Qualification

Answerthink Broadens Solutions to Include Offering for Wholesale Distributors, Now Qualified by SAP America, Inc.

MIAMI, May 21, 2007 - Answerthink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSR), announced today that EzDistribution™, an SAP™ All-in-One solution, has been qualified as an offering for Wholesale Distribution companies. The qualification allows Answerthink to provide an SAP solution that includes functionality specifically for growing Wholesale Distribution companies.

Answerthink's EzDistribution solution enables wholesale distributors to meet their fundamental business and IT challenges. EzDistribution is a pre-packaged SAP solution that streamlines sales order management, sourcing, procurement, warehouse logistics, and inventory management operations with capability to monitor financial performance. This solution allows distributors to recognize these benefits with a predictable, low-cost SAP investment.

Answerthink is experienced with the new solution in the Wholesale Distribution marketplace. One of the many wholesale distributor customers is New Jersey based, M. Tucker, a family-owned food wholesaler. M. Tucker is one of the largest eastern seaboard independent distributors and has a warehouse facility of over 170,000 square feet. M. Tucker realizes the power of SAP with the benefits of EzDistribution. According to Jim Bopp, CIO of M. Tucker, "The core distribution functionality built into SAP allowed us to address nearly every aspect of our business within the scope of a single project. From simple order entry to complex pricing agreements, warehouse management, vendor and customer rebates - we got it all done in phase one. The Answerthink approach allowed us to really focus our time and energy on the parts of our business that are truly unique, rather than re-inventing the wheel."

John McGrath, Answerthink SAP Solutions Group Managing Director states, "We are excited to build on the success of our SAP All-In-One LifeScience solutions with the release of our EzDistribution All-In-One solution for small to medium distributors. Through our EzLifeScience™ solutions, we have demonstrated that an SAP solution is within the reach of a mid-market customer base who might not normally evaluate an SAP solution. With our distribution SAP All-In-One solution, we aim to take our extensive knowledge and skills to serve customers in this market segment."

SAP All-in-One solutions are industry-specific software, implementation, and training solutions developed by SAP and partner companies like Answerthink. Small and mid-size companies typically have revenues under $500 million and require cost-effective solutions that can be up and running quickly. These companies benefit greatly from the industry best practices and business-specific solution expertise that SAP and partners like Answerthink provide.

Answerthink is a strategic business and technology consulting firm that enables companies to achieve world-class business performance. The newest qualification of the Wholesale Distribution solution called EzDistribution, adds to a family of solutions provided by Answerthink for Life Science companies including Pharmaceutical, BioPharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Biotechnology companies, called EzLifesciences.

In addition to SAP software sales, Answerthink offers a broad array of implementation services designed to enable clients to achieve world-class business performance and maximize the return on technology investments.

About Answerthink

Answerthink, Inc. ( is a leading business and technology consulting firm that enables companies to achieve world-class business performance. By leveraging the comprehensive database of The Hackett Group, Answerthink's business and technology solutions help clients significantly improve performance and maximize returns on technology investments. Answerthink's capabilities include benchmarking, business transformation, business applications, business intelligence, and offshore application development and support. Founded in 1997, Answerthink has offices throughout the United States and in Europe and India. SAP recognizes Answerthink as a Gold Channel Partner, and in 2006 Answerthink was named the Small and Midsize Enterprise (SME) Partner of the Year.


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