Sterling Software provides OO technology to spur Telelogic's growth

Sterling Software Provides OO Technology to Spur Telelogic's Growth Companies Enter Strategic Partnership for Real-Time and Embedded Systems Development MALMÖ, 24 June, 1999 -- Sterling Software, Inc. (NYSE:SSW) Application Development Group announced today the signing of an agreement with Telelogic AB (Stockholm Stock Exchange:TLOG), a leader in application development solutions for embedded and real time systems. Under this agreement, Sterling Software will provide Telelogic with source code to its market-leading UML modeling and code generation tool, COOL:Jex. As part of the relationship, the companies will also pursue future joint development, marketing, and sales activities. Telelogic plans to build a customized version of COOL:Jex that will be tightly integrated with the other Telelogic products. Telelogic specializes in providing application development tools for the real time and embedded systems in the telecommunication and data communications markets. Their tools have been used to build the infrastructure of today's wireless communication technology. "Our future focus is providing tools to assist in the development of internet-enabled intelligent communication devices," said Anders Lidbeck, CEO of Telelogic. "Our customers have a need for a robust UML-compliant modeling and code generation solution that is capable of supporting very large teams and complex projects. We evaluated several alternatives and found Sterling Software's COOL:Jex to be the most comprehensive, stable, and effective solution available." "One of the most important aspects of the Sterling Software solution is its ability to be highly customized and integrated into the other parts of our Telelogic Tau product portfolio," Lidbeck added. "The combination of our COOL:Jex technology with Telelogic's other products represents an unbeatable solution in today's rapidly developing real time and embedded systems marketplace, said Mark Theel, president of the Sterling Software Application Development Group. "These markets are undergoing significant changes, driven by wider acceptance of e-business, the internet, the role of embedded systems, and the rise of internet appliances. We see this partnership as an important opportunity to expand the usage of the COOL:Jex technology in these strategic markets and position Sterling Software to take advantage of these emerging opportunities." About Telelogic AB Headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, Telelogic's worldwide presence includes sales and service offices in Asia, Europe and North America. Telelogic's complete software development and test environment, Telelogic Tau, includes ORCA, a tool for requirements analysis and modeling; SDT, a software engineering tool for the development of real-time systems; and ITEX, a tool for editing and executing test suites for real-time and telecom systems. Telelogic also provides a host of consulting services focused in the real-time arena. To date, there are more than 6,000 users of Telelogic Tau working in over 700 companies worldwide. Customers include Alcatel, Cisco, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Lucent Technologies, Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Nortel Networks, Siemens and a number of universities and institutions worldwide. For more information on Telelogic AB, visit the company's Web site at www.telelogic.com. About Sterling Software Sterling Software is a leading provider of software and services for the application development, information management, systems management and federal systems markets. The company is ranked among Business Week's 1998 ``Info Tech 100'' as one of the world's best performing information technology companies. Headquartered in Dallas, Sterling Software has a worldwide installed base of more than 20,000 customer sites and 3,700 employees in more than 90 offices worldwide. For more information on Sterling Software, visit the company's Web site at www.sterling.com. ### COOL:Jex is a trademark of Sterling Software. Telelogic, SDT and ITEX are Trademarks of Telelogic AB. Contacts: Anders Lidbeck CEO Telelogic AB Phone: +46 40 17 47 00 Fax: +46 40 17 47 47 E-mail: anders.lidbeck@telelogic.com ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/06/24/19990624BIT00080/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/1999/06/24/19990624BIT00080/bit0002.pdf

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