Global Payments Rebrands Its Worldwide Integrated Solutions Division to "OpenEdge"

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment
solutions, is pleased to announce the rebranding of its global integrated solutions division to OpenEdge™.

The acquisitions of PayPros and Accelerated Payment Technologies (APT) formed the integrated solutions division of Global
Payments. Now branded as OpenEdge, this division drives innovation through the integration of advanced payments
technology, adding value to software applications and resulting in better solutions for enterprise software providers, developers
and their customers throughout North America.

The Edge platform is the backbone of the OpenEdge commitment to delivering payment applications to support new
technologies and allow for custom software solutions. Delivering highly scalable, secure and business-specific payments
functionality, the new platform is a combination of the best of PayPros' and APT's integrated solutions platforms. The Edge
platform supports out-of-scope payments, encryption/tokenization, EMV and is adaptable for today's dynamic security

Eddie Myers, President of the OpenEdge division, said, "Software developers integrating our payments technology into their
applications will see an agile organization with the full worldwide support of Global Payments. We, too, are technology
developers and are deploying secure solutions for a rapidly changing payments environment, and the strength of our
differentiated service offering is invaluable to our partners."

About OpenEdge
OpenEdge helps software developers and businesses succeed by delivering secure and personalized payment solutions. As
the integrated technologies division of Global Payments Inc., we are driving payments innovation - adapting, scaling and
simplifying how payments are processed, across platforms and points-of-interaction, in an increasingly complex landscape.
OpenEdge serves more than 2,000 technology partners across 60 industry verticals throughout the United States and Canada.

About Global Payments
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading provider of payment services for merchants, value added resellers, financial
institutions, government agencies, multi-national corporations and independent sales organizations located throughout North
America, Brazil, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Global Payments, a Fortune 1000 company, offers a comprehensive line of
solutions and services for credit and debit cards, business-to-business purchasing cards, gift cards, electronic check
conversion and check guarantee, verification and recovery including electronic check services, as well as terminal
management. Visit for more information about the company and its services.