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Global Software launches spreadsheet server for J.D. Edwards campaign

Global Software launches spreadsheet server for J.D. Edwards campaign


Global Software Inc., a provider of iSeries financial data analytic tools announces that Colonial Group Inc. based in Savannah, Ga., will implement Global Software's Spreadsheet Server for J.D. Edwards. Colonial Oil Industries Inc., which will have a large part in this implementation, is a subsidiary of Colonial Group Inc.

Spencer Kupferman, vice president for Global Software, states, "This is a historic accomplishment for our company." Mr. Kupferman continued, "Our product development, support and sales teams have worked tirelessly to bring this project to fruition. Entering the J.D. Edwards market has always been paramount to our worldwide stratagem. Our partnership with Colonial Oil Group, Inc. is a great way to kick off phase two in our iSeries financial data analytics product launch."

Brian McCord, senior accountant for Colonial Group, states "Our team together with the Global staff has worked very hard to make this partnership happen." Mr. McCord continued, "Spreadsheet Server for J.D. Edwards provides our accounting users with a much needed financial reporting and analysis tool that was built native to the J.D. Edwards general ledger and gives us much needed 'real-time' access to that data from within Microsoft Excel."

About Spreadsheet Server for J.D. Edwards
Global Software Spreadsheet Server converts your familiar spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Excel™ into tightly integrated analytical tools for your iSeries (AS400) J.D. Edwards financial system. Your financial users can leverage the strength of your spreadsheets with seamless real-time integration to your financial information. Spreadsheet Server eliminates the re-keying or downloading of data into your spreadsheet and makes your spreadsheet an integral part of your financial application. To view an online demo go to .

About Colonial Oil Industries
Founded in the early 1920's, Colonial Group, Inc. has grown steadily over the decades, expanding into new markets throughout the South and cultivating business relationships that span the globe. Colonial Group, Inc. now has more than a dozen subsidiaries in industries ranging from wholesales and retail marketing of gas and oil to liquid and dry bulk storage. Headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, Colonial Oil Ind., Inc., one of Colonial Group, Inc.'s subsidiaries, is one of the largest independent oil companies in the Southeast with ocean terminals in Savannah, Georgia; Charleston, South Carolina; Jacksonville, Port Everglades, and Tampa, Florida; and Wilmington, North Carolina; Texas City, Texas; and Ghent, Belgium, and works with more than 40 pipeline terminals throughout the Southeast. They also have field operations offices in Wilmington, North Carolina; Jacksonville, Florida; and Houston, Texas. The Colonial system is supplied through long-term supply contracts with major domestic and international producers. Colonial Group, Inc.'s World Wide Web address is

About Global Software Inc.
Global Software Inc., founded in 1981, develops and markets financial and procurement solutions for ecommerce and IBM iSeries environments. Products include: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Purchase Order, Inventory and the Global Financial Data Analytics Suite. Global's award-winning S*W*A*T (Software WalkThrough) provides our customers with a unique implementation methodology and insures a quality level of service that is second-to-none in the industry. Based just a few miles from Research Triangle Park (RTP) in Raleigh, NC, Global Software supports over 400 customers and 1,500 installed Products. In addition, to Global's worldwide headquarters in Raleigh, NC, Global has distributors in Australia, Italy, Spain, Germany, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Global Software's World Wide Web address is

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