Kinaxis Selected by Ventana Research as a 2014 Technology Innovation Award Recipient

Supply Chain Management Cloud Provider Wins in the Category of Operational Leadership

OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Kinaxis® TSX:KXS, provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based SCM and S&OP applications, today announced that it has been selected as a 2014 Technology Innovation Award winner in the category of Operational Leadership by Ventana Research.

Kinaxis will receive the Technology Innovation award during a special recognition event at the 2014 Ventana Research Summit taking place October 20-22, 2014. The Technology Innovation awards distinguish pioneers that have developed clear visionary and transformative technology.

"Our awards showcase what technology vendors have done to advance the computing potential and business value of their applications," said Mark Smith, CEO & Chief Research Officer, Ventana Research. "Kinaxis is an innovator with its supply chain planning and analytics capabilities that create the foundation for managing multiple, interconnected supply chain management processes from a single system. The solution truly helps supply chain professionals drive better business outcomes and performance across the organization."

"The operational core of a business is its supply chain. With Kinaxis, our customers are achieving true performance breakthroughs by being able to more effectively and efficiently orchestrate efforts across supply chain functions, departments and company lines," said Trevor Miles, Vice President of Thought Leadership, Kinaxis. "We are very proud to receive the award from Ventana Research given their acute focus on the business value provided by technology systems. Winning the Operational Leadership award is a respected validation of our product and technology approach."

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Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements include statements as to Kinaxis' growth opportunities and the potential benefits of, and demand for, Kinaxis' products and services. These statements are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including our view of the relative position of Kinaxis' products and services compared to competitive offerings in the industry. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. Kinaxis' actual results, performance, achievements and developments may differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such statements. Risk factors that may cause the actual results, performance, achievements or developments of Kinaxis to differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such statements can be found in the public documents filed by Kinaxis with Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Kinaxis assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by law.

About Kinaxis
Kinaxis is a leading provider of cloud-based subscription software that enables our customers to improve and accelerate analysis and decision-making across their supply chain operations. The supply chain planning and analytics capabilities of our product, RapidResponse, create the foundation for managing multiple, interconnected supply chain management processes. By using the single RapidResponse product instead of combining individual disparate software solutions, our customers gain visibility across their supply chains, can respond quickly to changing conditions, and ultimately realize significant operating efficiencies.

SOURCE: Kinaxis Inc.

For further information:

Investor Relations:
Robert Kelly
TMX Equicom
T: (416) 815-0700 ext. 253
rkelly@tmxequicom.com

Media Relations 
Melissa Clow
Tel: (613) 592-5780 ext. 5513
mclow@kinaxis.com


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