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Subject: OASIS Member News: XML Global's Vice President of BusinessDevelopment Co-Authors Groundbreaking Book on ebXML

XML Global's Vice President of Business Development Co-Authors
Groundbreaking Book on ebXML

Vancouver, B.C., September 4th, 2001 - XML Global Technologies, Inc. (OTC
BB: XMLG), an XML middleware company, announced today that David Webber, XML
Global's Vice President of Business Development, and Alan Kotok, an
independent Washington, D.C. based writer on technology, business, and
public policy have co-authored a landmark book which is now available for
sale in bookstores and over the web.

ebXML: The New Global Standard for Doing Business On the Internet is a new
book and the first to tackle and explain the importance the ebXML
(electronic business XML) standards designed to expand the use of electronic
business throughout the world. Global e-Business is projected to be in the
trillions of dollars by the year 2004 and electronic business standards will
play an increasingly important role in this growth. The book describes in
plain and concise business terms how and why ebXML can make global
e-Business a reality for companies of all sizes.

"ebXML will change the way companies worldwide do business," says Peter
Shandro, President and CEO of XML Global Technologies, Inc., a leader in the
implementation of ebXML. "This book explains in simple business terms how
businesses, large and small, local and international, can profit from ebXML.
Our company," continued Shandro, "is firmly committed to ebXML and has
already incorporated the approved ebXML specifications into our Registry and
GoXML(tm) software products, allowing companies to jumpstart their ebXML

"This book dramatizes the importance of open standards in e-Business," says
Jerry Connors, president of Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA).
"The ebXML framework helps e-Business systems work in any industry,

In the book, Kotok and Webber present an executive overview of ebXML,
including practical applications of the specifications, followed by a more
detailed discussion for line managers and analysts.  Readers can get updates
on new developments in ebXML and e-Business in general at a special Web site
for the book: http://www.ebxmlbook.com Published by New Riders Publishing
(ISBN: 0735711178, 384 pages, $US 34.99) the book is available in bookstores
and over the Web.

About XML Global Technologies, Inc.
XML Global Technologies, Inc. is an XML middleware company focused on
providing a methodical approach to the adoption of XML-based solutions. The
Company's GoXML(tm) product line provides a family of three complementary
solutions based around a patented XML-centric data transformation system:
* Foundation provides a potent combination of automated business transaction
  transformation and detection driven with XML rule templates. Storage is
  provided directly to a native XML database system, complimented with
  robust support for legacy interchange format and sources such as EDI,
  and backed with an extensive library of business system adapters.
* EBIX(tm) server extends the Foundation product with additional workflow
  control and a multitude of direct connectors to back-end legacy systems.
* Central broadens these capabilities by providing interchange solutions in
  Web service environments based on ebXML semantic registry and UDDI
  directory services registries.
The company is an active member of the ebXML, UDDI, OAG, and OASIS standards
initiatives. Founded in May 1999, XML Global has its U.S. headquarters in
New York City, and a research and development office in Vancouver, B.C. To
learn more please visit www.xmlglobal.com.

About the authors
David R.R. Webber is Vice-President for Business Development for XML Global
Technologies, in Vancouver, BC, Canada. He is a cofounder of the XML/edi
Group and an acknowledged authority on XML. Webber lectures frequently in
the U.S., Europe, and Asia, has more than 20 years' experience implementing
business systems in a broad spectrum of industries, and is a U.S. patent
holder for advanced EDI software technologies.

Alan Kotok is a Washington, DC reporter and writer on technology, business,
and public policy, editor of E-Business Standards Today, published by Data
Interchange Standards Association (DISA) and U.S. Techno-Politics on
Suite101.com. Kotok joined DISA in October 1999 as standards manager for the
OpenTravel Alliance and currently serves as DISA's Director of Technical
Development. He served previously with Graphic Communications Association as
V.P. for Electronic Business and 15 years with U.S. Information Agency.

About DISA
The Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA) is home for the Accredited
Standards Committee (ASC) X12 and industry groups developing cross-industry
e-business standards that provide the foundation enabling individuals and
organizations to participate in global e-business. Driving an array of
e-business initiatives, DISA provides technical and administrative support
to its affiliated organizations. ASC X12 serves as the entry point for the
United States into the United Nations/Electronic Data Interchange for
Administration, Commerce and Transport (UN/EDIFACT), an international
standard relating to the exchange of trade goods and services. To learn more
about DISA, visit www.disa.org or call +1 703-548-7005.

PR Contact Information
Contact    Anthony Dutton
           Director of Corporate Communications
Phone      1-604-717-1100 ext.112
           1-800-201-1848 ext.112
Fax        1-604-717-1107
Email      anthony.dutton@xmlglobal.com
Web        www.xmlglobal.com

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