Canada’s BC Ferries
Canada’s BC Ferries Selects Global Software, Inc.’s Spreadsheet Server for use with Oracle®
For Immediate Release - Wed, 2012-08-01
Raleigh, North Carolina USA
Global Software, Inc., the official author of the Automation Road Map Strategy™ and the number one provider of Microsoft® Excel-based automation and analysis tools to the leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms, announces today that BC Ferries, with headquarters in British Columbia, Canada has selected Global’s Spreadsheet Server for use with Oracle® powered by the QueryExchange™. Spreadsheet Server works as an intuitive Microsoft® add-in providing live analysis and reporting from Oracle into Excel. This empowers end users with the ability to use familiar Excel features and functions to create dynamic dashboard views from Oracle. These views can be accessed, automated and presented with our formula driven methodology, including summary balances and detailed drill-downs. The cloud-based QueryExchange™ component of Spreadsheet Server enables user organizations to select and tailor pre-built queries to meet their specific needs. Utilized in the QueryExchange™, the SmartPak™ feature is way to group pre-configured queries together. Searching by selecting a SmartPak™ gives users a quick and reliable way to access a group of dedicated pre-defined queries. In addition, Spreadsheet Server has the ability to dynamically access the following modules: Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Inventory, Projects, OPM and more. In addition, BC Ferries will leverage the Distribution Manager utility, which empowers users to automate the delivery of key business information.
BC Ferries is one of the largest ferry operators in the world, providing year-round vehicle and passenger service on 25 routes to 47 terminals, with a fleet of 35 vessels. They are an essential transportation link that connects coastal communities and facilitates the movement of people, goods and services. To learn more, visit: www.bcferries.com.
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Founded in 1973, with global headquarters in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, USA, Global Software, Inc. is the official author of the Automation Road Map Strategy™ for spreadsheets and the No. 1 worldwide provider of Microsoft® Excel®-based automation tools for leading ERP systems including SAP®, Oracle®, JD Edwards®, PeopleSoft®, Lawson®, Sage® and Infor™ among others. Global’s Spreadsheet Automation tools, comprised of the flagship Spreadsheet Server powered by the QueryExchange™ and Enterprise Budgeting are the fulcrum of Global's applications suite. Global's products are used in 40 countries, by over 4,000 customers and 175,000+ users worldwide who are supported by Global’s 24/7/365 services and support infrastructure. In addition, Global’s worldwide partner channel is comprised of over 120 member companies. Founded in 1973, Global has regional offices in Greensboro, NC, Seattle, WA and New York, NY. Its EMEA headquarters is located in London, UK. For more information, visit globalsoftwareinc.com or in North America call toll-free 1.800.326.3444.
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