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Premier Announces PayPal Express Checkout for JD Edwards with SmartCommerce

Building on its long-term partnership with PayFlow Pro payment solution from PayPal, Premier Group today announced an expansion of its Channel Partner relationship to include PayPal's Express Checkout payment offerings.

MIAMI (October 4, 2010)— Today, Premier Group (Premier), a leading international provider of enterprise software solutions, announced the expansion of long-term Channel Partner Agreement with PayPal  to include the integration and marketing of  Express Checkout services into its SmartCommerce E-Commerce solutions. 

SmartCommerce is the leading credit card, E-Commerce and Retail POS solution for JD Edwards and has been implemented by customers across a for a wide-range of industries including Life Sciences, Construction, Manufacturing, Wholesale Distribution and Services.

Through this PayPal partnership, Premier will develop and offer a new Express Checkout Payment Connector for SmartCommerce and provide the comprehensive functionality and integration that it has delivered to customers for other payment methods.  

“We are very pleased with the expansion of our very successful partnership with PayPal and continue our commitment to offering additional payment alternatives to our growing SmartCommerce customer base.  Express Checkout provides our customers with access to one of the fastest growing payment methods in the world and a very cost-effective alternative to traditional payment options.” indicated Fermin Rodriguez, Managing Director of Premier.

About Premier Group

Founded in 1993 and based in Miami, Florida, Premier Group is a leading international provider of enterprise ecommerce solutions comprised of enterprise software, enabling technology solutions and management consulting services. Through its SmartCommerce product line, Premier offers robust business solutions, addressing areas such as credit card processing, e-commerce and retail point of sale (POS), that can be easily integrated with Oracle’s JD Edwards software and other customer technologies and can be rapidly deployed on a fixed-time and fixed fee basis.

As a Oracle Platinum Partner, Premier represents Oracle’s JD Edwards enterprise software in over a dozen countries in the Americas.  We currently serve our customers through in network of offices in the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America.  For more information, visit

About PayPal

PayPal is the faster, safer way to pay and get paid online. The service allows members to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. With more than 87 million active accounts in 190 markets and 24 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce. PayPal is an eBay company and is made up of three leading online payment services: the PayPal global payment service, the Payflow Gateway and Bill Me Later. The company's open payment platform, PayPal X, allows developers to build innovative payment applications on multiple platforms and devices. More information about the company can be found at

PayPal is headquartered in San Jose, California and its international headquarters is located in Singapore.