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Nanometrics Inc. Chooses Global Software, Inc.’s Spreadsheet Server for use with Oracle®

For Immediate Release - Tue, 2015-01-27

RALEIGH, NC USA

Global Software, Inc., the No. 1 provider of Microsoft® Excel-based automation and analysis tools to the leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms, announces today that Nanometrics Inc., (NASDAQ: NANO) located in Milpitas, CA 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 reporting and analysis 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 groups 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 offers a sound Discoverer replacement / transition strategy.  Spreadsheet Server has the ability to dynamically access the following modules: Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Inventory, Projects, OPM and more. Nanometrics will also leverage the Distribution Manager utility, which empowers users to automate the delivery of key business information.

Nanometrics is a leading provider of advanced, high-performance process control metrology and inspection systems used primarily in the fabrication of semiconductors and other solid-state devices, such as data storage components and discretes including high-brightness LEDs and power management components. Nanometrics’ automated and integrated metrology systems measure critical dimensions, device structures, overlay registration, topography and various thin film properties, including film thickness as well as optical, electrical and material properties. The company’s process control solutions are deployed throughout the fabrication process, from front-end-of-line substrate manufacturing, to high-volume production of semiconductors and other devices, to advanced wafer-scale packaging applications. Nanometrics’ systems enable advanced process control for device manufacturers, providing improved device yield at reduced manufacturing cycle time, supporting the accelerated product life cycles in the semiconductor market.

Nanometrics was incorporated in California in 1975. Nanometrics has been publicly traded since 1984 and is listed on NASDAQ (NANO). They have been a pioneer and innovator in the field of optical metrology. Nanometrics has an extensive installed base of more than 6,500 systems in over 150 production factories worldwide. Their major customers and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partners include the largest semiconductor and process equipment manufacturers in the world. Please visit www.nanometrics.com to learn more.

ABOUT GLOBAL SOFTWARE, INC.

Global Software, Inc. is the No.1 provider of Microsoft® Excel-based reporting solutions for the leading ERP platforms including SAP®, Oracle®, JD Edwards®, Salesforce.com and others. Global’s tools enable spreadsheet users to gain live access to ERP data within Excel for secure financial and operational reporting, budgeting, and automated report delivery. Our mission is to enhance the users ERP experience via Microsoft Excel and streamline your Excel-based processes throughout the enterprise. Whether it be working with spreadsheets in the General Ledger to produce a balance sheet, income statement, rolling 12 month reporting, or analyzing operational data such as inventory balances, projects, sales, CRM, vendor analysis, or property management, Global Software, Inc.’s dynamic spreadsheet methodology (DSM) creates your 'one stop shop' for implementing a sound reporting strategy. Founded in 1973, with worldwide headquarters in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, USA, Global's products are used in 50+ countries, by over 5,000 customers 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.

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amy.collier@globalsoftwareinc.com

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