IQ Software, the Atlanta-based supplier of decision support software, has announced that it has signed Australia-based EDUCOM Business Solutions as its exclusive distributor in Australia and New Zealand.

      The software company also granted EDUCOM non-exclusive world-wide distribution rights for all IQ products.

      The Australian company, which supplies software applications for document, image and workflow management, will add a specialized IQ Software group to its organization to market and support the software.

      In addition to offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, EDUCOM also distributes its software applications through a network of resellers in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the U.S.

      EDUCOM is a division of EDUCOM Group International, which has dual headquarters in Sydney and Philadelphia, and offices in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the U.S.

      IQ Software has offices across the U.S., and more than 50 distributors worldwide.  The company reported revenues of $24.7 million for fiscal year 1997, which ended in January, and employs 156 people.

      For more information call IQ Software at (800) 458-0386, or access the company’s Web page at