ProAct IT Group AB expands in Norway - starts company for network and security consultancy

ProAct IT Group AB expands in Norway - starts company for network and security consultancy ProAct NetWorking AS is strengthening ProAct's position as an integrator in the field of infrastructure for mission-critical information. The Norwegian company ProAct NetWorking AS is the latest addition to the ProAct Group. The new company's "opposite numbers" are the Swedish company ProAct NetWorking AB - which began its activities in Sweden in February 1999 - and the Finnish company ProAct NetWorking OY, which was established following a corporate acquisition earlier this year. Infrastructure - an integrated solution Security, networks and data warehousing are three central elements within the field of "Infrastructure for mission-critical information", which, with more than 700 customers in the Nordic region, constitutes ProAct's primary focus area. Current development trends are leading more and more customers to look for a partner that masters all areas of infrastructure. "The establishment of ProAct NetWorking in Norway is a natural extension of our initiatives within the rapidly expanding areas of security and advanced networks. We will now be able to provide our customers in Norway with assistance in all stages of the process, from analysis and design to implementation and production," says Per-Arne Lundberg, President and Group CEO of ProAct IT Group AB. The core competencies of ProAct NetWorking AS include Firewalls, intrusion detection, VPN, PKI, switching and load balancing. ProAct NetWorking AS will work closely with ProAct Systems AS on major projects. The two companies will also share facilities and operate with joint finances, etc. Tosten Töfte, who previously worked for Skrivervik Data and Merkantildata has been appointed CEO of ProAct NetWorking AS. He has a great deal of experience in advanced data solutions, with which he is familiar from the perspectives of consultancy, sales and marketing. "Top quality skills will allow us to build a strong consultancy company targeted at 'heavier' network and security solutions," says Tosten Töfte. "More and more companies are now realising how reliant functional infrastructure is on networks and security. Our aim is to become the preferred partner for customers who need the skills we can provide." For additional information, please contact: Per-Arne Lundberg, CEO Tosten Töfte, CEO ProAct IT Group AB ProAct NetWorking AS Tel. +46 8 410 666 00, +47 22 89 23 25 e-mail itgroup@proact.se tosten.tofte@proact.no Additional information and pictures are available at www.proact.se. ProAct is a specialist and independent integrator with know-how, methods and products in the field of infrastructure for securing mission- critical information. The company, which is active in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland, focuses on medium-sized and large companies and organisations in need of secure and efficient handling of mission-critical information. Business is conducted in Copenhagen, Aarhus, Helsinki, Uleåborg, Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Trondheim, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Linköping, Lund, Sundsvall, Karlskrona and Zurich with a staff of more than 260, most of whom are technically oriented. What sets ProAct apart is the technical expertise and competence of its personnel. ProAct IT Group AB is listed on the O-list of the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Attract40. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/21/20010621BIT00750/bit0002.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/21/20010621BIT00750/bit0002.pdf

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Proact is Europe’s leading independent data centre and cloud services provider. By delivering flexible, accessible and secure IT solutions and services, we help companies and authorities reduce risk and costs, whilst increasing agility, productivity and efficiency. We’ve completed over 5,000 successful projects around the world, have more than 3,500 customers and currently manage in excess of 100 petabytes of information in the cloud. We employ over 800 people in 15 countries across Europe and North America. Founded in 1994, our parent company, Proact IT Group AB (publ), was listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in 1999 (under the symbol PACT). For further information about Proact’s activities please visit us at www.proact.eu

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