AU-System and TIBCO Software Form Alliance

AU-System and TIBCO Software Form Alliance Stockholm, September 22, 2000 - AU-System AB (Stockholm: AUS) and TIBCO Software Inc. (Nasdaq: TIBX) have entered into an alliance to offer telecom and broadband service providers in Scandinavia solutions for integrating their business systems and business processes. "Because of ever tougher competition, the lead time for delivering new services to customers is becoming tighter all the time," says Hans Eriksson, Business Unit Manager at AU-System. "This forces telecom providers around the world to increase the efficiency of communications between their support systems- precisely what TIBCO's technology facilitates." Earlier in the year, AU-System and TIBCO signed a contract with broadband- telecom provider Bredbandsbolaget (B2). The solution now being implemented integrates numerous different support systems to facilitate continuation of the company's rapid growth. "AU-System has unrivalled competence and experience in helping telecom providers," says Bengt Rogsäter, Regional Manager Nordic, TIBCO. "With our technology and products, we will together be playing an active part in the continued rapid growth of telecom and broadband providers in Scandinavia." For more information please contact: Hans Eriksson, Business Unit Manager Bengt Rogsäter, Regional Manager Nordic AU-System AB TIBCO Software Inc Phone: +46-70-520 31 12 Phone: +46-70-651 80 55 About AU-System AU-System is a leading Mobile Internet consultancy. Through the subsidiary SandbergTrygg, the company also offers integrated services for marketing communications. Major clients include Ericsson, Telia, Scania, MeritaNordbanken and Singapore Telecom. AU-System was established in 1974 and currently employs more than 850 staff in offices in Sweden, Singapore, Thailand, the U.K. and the U.S. AU-System is listed on the O-List of the OM Stockholm Exchange, under the symbol AUS. For more information, please visit www.ausystem.com. About TIBCO Software TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) is a leading provider of real-time e- business infrastructure software. TIBCO's three product lines- TIBCO ActiveEnterprise®, TIBCO ActiveExchangeTM and TIBCO ActivePortalTM- enable businesses to integrate enterprise applications, interact with other businesses in B2B commerce, and efficiently deliver personalized information through enterprise portals. TIBCO's products enable the real- time distribution of information through patented technology called The Information Bus®, or TIB®. TIB technology was first used to digitize Wall Street and has since been adopted in diverse industries including telecommunications, electronic commerce, manufacturing and energy. TIBCO's global client base includes more than 1,000 customers from around the world such as Cisco Systems, Yahoo!, Ariba, NEC, Sun Microsystems, SAP, Philips, AT&T and AOL/Netscape. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, TIBCO can be reached at (650) 846-1000 or on the web at www.tibco.com. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/22/20000922BIT00420/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/22/20000922BIT00420/bit0002.pdf

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