SAP® Partner with Global’s Microsoft® Excel- Based Solutions

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SAP® Partner to Offer Global’s Microsoft® Excel- Based Automation Solutions to the SAP® User Community

For Immediate Release - Wed, 2012-07-04

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Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc. Selects Spreadsheet Server for use with SAP for Internal Automation Needs

Raleigh, North Carolina USA

Global Software, Inc., the official author of the Automation Road Map Strategy™ for Microsoft® Excel and the No. 1 provider of Microsoft® Excel-based automation and analysis tools to the leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms, announces that Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc. an SAP® services partner, has joined the Global Software Inc.(GSI) worldwide certified partner channel. In addition, Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc. has selected Spreadsheet Server Powered by the QueryExchange™ for use with SAP® for internal use to enhance their SAP experience via Microsoft Excel.

With the new partnership, Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc. will add Spreadsheet Server Powered by the QueryExchange™, GSI's flagship application in the SAP® space, complementing its current service offerings to the SAP user communities. Spreadsheet Server, Powered by the QueryExchange™ works as an intuitive Microsoft® add-in providing live reporting and analysis from SAP into Excel. This empowers end users with the ability to use familiar Excel features and functions to create dynamic dashboard views from SAP. 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 users to select and tailor pre-built queries to meet their specific needs. In addition, Spreadsheet Server has the ability to dynamically access the following modules: FICO, PCA, SD, MM, PP, QM, PM, HR, PS, New GL, and Special Ledgers. Spreadsheet Server enhances the SAP financial and operational user experience all while leveraging the significant investments made by the customer in Microsoft Excel.

“Bringing on an award-winning SAP services partner like Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc. continues to speak volumes about our market leadership in the area of Microsoft Excel Automation in the SAP space," said Ken Bernstein, senior director of business development and channel expansion North America for Global Software, Inc. "Spreadsheet Server for use with SAP is a great compliment to what the subject matter experts at Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc. want to accomplish with their valued customers. Optimal now has a significant game changing solution with which to address the inefficient use of Microsoft Excel both internally and throughout their loyal client base.”

“Providing a comprehensive and sound Microsoft Excel Automation strategy to our valued customers is part of our overall strategy," said Elliott Garofalo, senior vice president, emerging markets, Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc. "We understand Global Software, Inc. represents the 'gold standard' in Microsoft Excel Automation in the SAP user community and our customers are excited about value-add this partnership represents to them. We pride ourselves on business transformation via SAP. Spreadsheet Server for use with SAP certainly is a transformative tool for the everyday Microsoft Excel business user.”

About Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc.

Optimal Solutions Integration is a new breed of consulting firm dedicated to driving business transformation for companies and public sector organizations of all sizes. As an award-winning SAP services partner, Optimal provides a comprehensive offering of SAP solutions and services, a proven methodology for accelerated delivery of SAP solutions, deep industry expertise, and a flexible onsite/offshore delivery model that accommodates the reality of business today. Optimal specializes in helping companies maximize ROI on their SAP applications by planning, deploying and maintaining world-class solutions in a timeframe they require, and at a cost they demand. For more information about Optimal Solutions Integration, visit www.optimalsol.com.

ABOUT GLOBAL SOFTWARE, INC.

Founded in 1973, with worldwide corporate headquarters in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, USA, Global Software, Inc., is the official author of the Automation Road Map Strategy™ for Microsoft® Excel and the No.1 provider of Microsoft® Excel-based automation solutions in support of leading ERP platforms from vendors including SAP, Oracle®, JD Edwards®, PeopleSoft®, Lawson®, Sage® and Infor™. 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. For more information, visit ,globalsoftwareinc.com or call toll-free 1.800.326.3444.

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