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DIGITAL EXECUTIVE JOINS ROSS BOARD

 DIGITAL EXECUTIVE JOINS ROSS BOARD
 REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis V. Vohs,


chairman and chief executive officer of Ross Systems, Inc., (NASDAQ: ROSS) today announced that Bruce J. Ryan has been appointed to the Ross Systems board of directors. Ryan is vice president and corporate controller at Digital Equipment Corporation. During his 23 years with the company he has held a variety of senior financial management positions and was instrumental in initiating Digital's corporate financial architecture and information systems.
 "We are pleased to have Bruce Ryan on the board," said Vohs. "He has a strong financial and information systems background, as well as a deep understanding of our major marketing partner, Digital. His counsel will be most valuable."
 Ryan is a member of the Financial Executives Institute and MAPI Financial Council. He is active in community service and is a member of the Boston College High Technology Advisory Council and the Suffolk University Finance Advisory Council. Ryan has a B.S. in business administration from Boston College and an M.B.A. from Suffolk University.
 Ross Systems, Inc., was among the first companies to offer commercial accounting software for the Digital VAX computer, and has been a member of the Digital's Cooperative Marketing Program (CMP) since 1984. Today, Ross Systems, Inc. develops and markets a broad range of business solutions in three strategic environments in the Digital marketplace: VMS, UNIX and client/server. Ross products encompass financial, human resources, and distribution systems as well as manufacturing and public sector applications complemented by a fourth generation application development language. The company has been following a corporate development strategy of broadening the product line and expanding through both internal growth and acquisitions.
 VAX, VMS, ULTRIX and Rdb are trademarks of Digital Equipment Corporation.
 UNIX is a registered trademark of UNIX System Laboratories Inc.
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 /CONTACT: Denise O'Connor of Ross Systems, 404-851-1872, or Barbara Kline of BKMPR, 408-267-6811/
 (ROSS) CO: Ross Systems, Inc. ST: California IN: CPR SU: PER


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