Monett, MO – 20 March 2007

– 73 De Novo Banks Select Jack Henry to Provide Enterprise-Wide Automation During the Past 18 Months –

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: JKHY), a leading provider of integrated technology solutions and data processing services for financial institutions, today announced that it has added 73 de novo banks to its client roster during the past 18 months. Included among these new clients are some of the most highly capitalized de novo banks in Florida, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Tony Wormington, president of Jack Henry & Associates, said, “As consumer-demand for service-focused community banks continues to grow, de novo banks are being chartered nationwide at an increasing rate. And Jack Henry is being selected as the technology partner by a significant number of these growth-focused banks. We attribute our ongoing success in the de novo market to our ability to develop an information and transaction processing solution specifically for each bank. Based on each new bank’s technology requirements and operating plan, we combine a robust core processing platform, an in-house or outsourced processing environment, and the specific complementary products and services that support its business strategy.”

Among the 73 de novo banks recently selecting Jack Henry as their technology partner are North Carolina-based Park Sterling Bank and Georgia-based Bank of Atlanta.

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