Global Information Group (GIG) Launches Reseller Program With First Reseller Agreements

Nov 13, 2001, 00:00 ET from Global Information Group

    ROCK HILL, S.C., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Information Group (GIG),
 developer of Linux-based 3D software application GIG3DGO Advanced(TM), has
 launched an active and innovative reseller program and completed agreements
 with several resellers.
     "Study after study show that a growing number of people want professional
 3D applications and advanced products for the Linux desktop," said GIG
 President George Down.  "Our resellers will be key to getting us in front of
 these software customers and helping sell our products."
     Resellers signed up to date with GIG to date are:
 
     Bolinger Technologies (www.bolingertech.com)
 
     Bolinger Technologies, committed to providing the industry's best and most
 comprehensive Linux and UNIX computer training, emphasizes student
 participation, hands on learning and a flexible curriculum of standard and
 customized courses.  The Rock Hill, S.C. firm, which also sells software and
 provides consulting and website development services, offers SCO certification
 and training, both at client locations and in Bolinger's Education Centers.
 The curriculum includes OpenServer5, UnixWare7, Linux, Open UNIX 8, and Open
 Linux Server.
 
     Linux Media Arts (www.linuxmediaarts.com/)
 
     Linux Media Arts, Inc. (LMA), based in Reno, Nevada, with a sales and
 marketing office in Los Angeles, California, develops 10 Bit uncompressed
 media production systems for the broadcast video and film production
 marketplace.  LMA seeks to make Linux a premier multi-media editing and media
 production platform.  Linux Media Arts will offer GIG3DGO in conjunction with
 CINTERRA, a network broadcast and film quality system that focuses on
 productivity and professionalism utilizing Linux based non-linear editing and
 effects systems.
 
     "We are in active discussions with numerous other software resellers,"
 said Mr. Down.  "We expect to execute several more reseller agreements in the
 next few weeks."
     GIG is seeking resellers who sell a significant amount of Linux software
 and/or 3D software, who have a large number of customers and who will actively
 promote GIG products in their online and printed catalogs.
     In exchange for their commitment, these resellers will receive a variety
 of support and services from GIG, including product definition and marketing
 materials in both digital and paper formats, sales presentation materials,
 ongoing staff support and reseller promotion via press release and website.
     "We want our resellers to succeed, and we're doing everything we can to
 make that happen," said Mr. Down.  "After all, our success is dependent on
 their doing well."
     GIG(TM) develops and markets applications software running on the LINUX(R)
 and UNIX(R) operating systems, currently a complete 3D solid modeling,
 animation and rendering system and CAD visualization products.  The Company
 anticipates the development or acquisition of other DCC products in the
 future.  More information can be found on the Web at http://www.gig3d.com.
     ADVA International Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   ADII) acquired GIG in a share
 exchange in March 2001 and anticipates the further development or acquisition
 of Linux-based and other technology companies in the future.
 
     Safe Harbor Statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995: Certain statements made which are not historical facts may be
 considered forward-looking statements, including, without limitation,
 statements as to trends, management's beliefs, expectations and opinions,
 which are based upon a number of assumptions concerning future conditions that
 ultimately may prove to be inaccurate.  Such forward-looking statements are
 subject to risks and uncertainties and may be affected by various factors that
 may cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-
 looking statements.  For further information, which could cause actual results
 to differ from the Company's expectations, as well as other factors, which
 could affect the Company financial statements, please refer to the Company's
 reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
     CONTACT:  George Down of Global Information Group, +1-803-327-6790,
 ext. 222, or george@gig3d.com
 
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    ROCK HILL, S.C., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Information Group (GIG),
 developer of Linux-based 3D software application GIG3DGO Advanced(TM), has
 launched an active and innovative reseller program and completed agreements
 with several resellers.
     "Study after study show that a growing number of people want professional
 3D applications and advanced products for the Linux desktop," said GIG
 President George Down.  "Our resellers will be key to getting us in front of
 these software customers and helping sell our products."
     Resellers signed up to date with GIG to date are:
 
     Bolinger Technologies (www.bolingertech.com)
 
     Bolinger Technologies, committed to providing the industry's best and most
 comprehensive Linux and UNIX computer training, emphasizes student
 participation, hands on learning and a flexible curriculum of standard and
 customized courses.  The Rock Hill, S.C. firm, which also sells software and
 provides consulting and website development services, offers SCO certification
 and training, both at client locations and in Bolinger's Education Centers.
 The curriculum includes OpenServer5, UnixWare7, Linux, Open UNIX 8, and Open
 Linux Server.
 
     Linux Media Arts (www.linuxmediaarts.com/)
 
     Linux Media Arts, Inc. (LMA), based in Reno, Nevada, with a sales and
 marketing office in Los Angeles, California, develops 10 Bit uncompressed
 media production systems for the broadcast video and film production
 marketplace.  LMA seeks to make Linux a premier multi-media editing and media
 production platform.  Linux Media Arts will offer GIG3DGO in conjunction with
 CINTERRA, a network broadcast and film quality system that focuses on
 productivity and professionalism utilizing Linux based non-linear editing and
 effects systems.
 
     "We are in active discussions with numerous other software resellers,"
 said Mr. Down.  "We expect to execute several more reseller agreements in the
 next few weeks."
     GIG is seeking resellers who sell a significant amount of Linux software
 and/or 3D software, who have a large number of customers and who will actively
 promote GIG products in their online and printed catalogs.
     In exchange for their commitment, these resellers will receive a variety
 of support and services from GIG, including product definition and marketing
 materials in both digital and paper formats, sales presentation materials,
 ongoing staff support and reseller promotion via press release and website.
     "We want our resellers to succeed, and we're doing everything we can to
 make that happen," said Mr. Down.  "After all, our success is dependent on
 their doing well."
     GIG(TM) develops and markets applications software running on the LINUX(R)
 and UNIX(R) operating systems, currently a complete 3D solid modeling,
 animation and rendering system and CAD visualization products.  The Company
 anticipates the development or acquisition of other DCC products in the
 future.  More information can be found on the Web at http://www.gig3d.com.
     ADVA International Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   ADII) acquired GIG in a share
 exchange in March 2001 and anticipates the further development or acquisition
 of Linux-based and other technology companies in the future.
 
     Safe Harbor Statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
 of 1995: Certain statements made which are not historical facts may be
 considered forward-looking statements, including, without limitation,
 statements as to trends, management's beliefs, expectations and opinions,
 which are based upon a number of assumptions concerning future conditions that
 ultimately may prove to be inaccurate.  Such forward-looking statements are
 subject to risks and uncertainties and may be affected by various factors that
 may cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-
 looking statements.  For further information, which could cause actual results
 to differ from the Company's expectations, as well as other factors, which
 could affect the Company financial statements, please refer to the Company's
 reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
     CONTACT:  George Down of Global Information Group, +1-803-327-6790,
 ext. 222, or george@gig3d.com
 
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