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Smart Analysis Joins Global Software, Inc.’s Worldwide Certified Partner Channel to Offer Global’s Microsoft® Excel- Based Automation Solutions to the SAP® & Oracle® User Communities

For Immediate Release - Thu, 2012-09-06

Smart Analysis

Paris, France

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 Smart Analysis, a French provider of technical expertise and software solutions to the SMB and Commercial landscape for SAP® and Oracle® has joined the Global Software, Inc.(GSI) worldwide certified partner channel.

With the new partnership, Smart Analysis will add Spreadsheet Server Powered by the QueryExchange™, GSI's flagship application in the SAP and Oracle space, complementing its current service offerings to the SAP and Oracle user communities. Spreadsheet Server, Powered by the QueryExchange™ works as an intuitive Microsoft® add-in providing live reporting and analysis from the ERP into Excel. This empowers end users with the ability to use familiar Excel features and functions to create dynamic dashboard views from SAP and 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 a 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. Spreadsheet Server enhances the SAP and Oracle financial and operational user experience all while leveraging the significant investments made by the customer in Microsoft Excel.

“France is a dynamic player in the SAP & Oracle spaces respectively in the EU,” said Fergus van Niekerk, Director of Business Development and Channel Expansion for EMEA & LATAM at Global Software, Inc. “Smart Analysis gives us a strong and experienced foothold in a very strategic market. They want to address the needs of their clients who are always looking to automate their spreadsheet processes whether it be on their financial apps or non-GL data, that's why Smart Analysis turned to Global Software, Inc.”

“Spreadsheet Server for use with SAP & Oracle, is a clever, practical, and powerful tool,” said Jerome Deprimoz, CEO for Smart Analysis. “The French market needs a credible Microsoft Excel Automation play and Spreadsheet Server give us that capability. We're excited to have the opportunity to be a part of the Global Software, Inc. Worldwide Partner Channel program.”

ABOUT SMART ANALYSIS

Smart Analysis is a multifaceted consulting company with roots deep in both the SAP and Oracle ERP space. With its primary operations in Paris, France the company works alongside software vendors and hardware manufacturers driving growth into both the SMB and Enterprise landscape. Based on its depth of technical expertise and commercial networks, Smart Analysis markets software solutions with the ability to provide significant value add in multiple areas of the organization.

ABOUT GLOBAL SOFTWARE, INC.

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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