JACK HENRY & ASSOCIATES CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY AT 2006 NATIONAL USER GROUP CONFERENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

Monett, MO - 24 October 2006

- Nearly 1,500 Attendees Expected to Attend Conference -

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: JKHY), a leading provider of integrated technology solutions and outsourced data processing for financial institutions, today announced that its customers, employees, business partners and vendors will converge on the Gaylord Palms Orlando Resort Hotel & Convention Center October 23 through 27 for Jack Henry's National User Group Conference & Technology Showcase.

This four-day conference will offer more than 250 sessions, roundtable discussions, and education classes on upcoming product-specific enhancements. According to Jack Prim, CEO of Jack Henry & Associates, "This conference is a great opportunity for our customers to network and exchange ideas with their peers and our staff, and to discuss industry trends and challenges. The conference also provides a time to strengthen existing client relationships while providing them with the opportunity to investigate solutions for their ongoing technology requirements."

The technology showcase is a venue for customers to interact with more than 80 business partners and vendors, and to learn about the more than 100 complementary business and banking solutions provided by Jack Henry.

Attendees also will join the company in celebrating its 30th anniversary with a reception Wednesday evening - complete with cake and videos of past meetings. "This celebration of 30 years in business gives us the opportunity to let our customers know how important they are to our success and to tell them how much we appreciate their business," said Prim. "It is also an opportunity to affirm to our customers how committed our company is to providing the technology they need to support their business strategies and to continually improve their financial performance."

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