Twobyfour Software and BMC Software sign a worldwide Application Management agreement

Twobyfour Software and BMC Software sign a worldwide Application Management agreement Twobyfour Software and BMC Software, Inc. [NYSE: BMC], a leading provider of enterprise management, announce today that a worldwide agreement regarding Application Management has been signed. The agreement states that Twobyfour, with its Application Management software, will become a certified partner in MarketZone, BMC Software's global partner program. BMC Software's MarketZone consists of strategically selected third party products that add value to BMC Software. "The agreement has a strategic value for Twobyfour Software as it puts a quality stamp on our products", said Ulf Zetterberg CEO of Twobyfour Software and continues, "We have been focused on Application Management since 1997 which have put our products in a market leading position." PATROL® by BMC Software is a worldwide market leading software solution for System Management. By integrating the application management products from Twobyfour Software with PATROL®, the user obtains extended application supervision functionality directly to the normal PATROL® Console. In business critical systems today, the applications are the area with the most failures. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to monitor and control the application and to be able to act proactively before it fails. All downtime that can be avoided reduces the user's irritation and saves large sums of money. "With the products from Twobyfour Software included in MarketZone our offer within Application Management will be stronger," said Per Ottosson, Country Manager BMC Software Sweden. "This worldwide agreement is a natural next step in our relationship with Twobyfour Software as we had a close relationship in customer cases before." About MarketZone BMC Software's MarketZone Partner Program offers marketing and distribution for certified partner products to BMC Software's global customer base. BMC Software Certified provides a seal of assurance that these products integrate seamlessly with BMC Software solutions. EMarketZone (www.emktzne.com) allows BMC Software customers to purchase and download BMC Software Certified Partner software applications online in the form of trials, single licenses and/or volume licenses. For more information on BMC Software's partner programs visit http://partners.bmc.com/ add date. About BMC Software BMC Software, Inc. [NYSE: BMC], is the leading provider of enterprise management solutions that assure business availability - maintaining and optimizing business-critical systems with automated infrastructure management and unique service management capabilities. BMC Software is a member of the S&P 500, with fiscal year 2001 revenues exceeding $1.5 billion and offices worldwide. For more information, please visit BMC Software's Web site at www.bmc.com About Twobyfour Software AB Twobyfour Software develops and markets software that increases reliability in business critical applications. Twobyfour Software's products are represented by selected partners and in its own offices in London, Paris, San Francisco and Stockholm. Twobyfour Software supplies products to some of the world's leading telecom, banking and finance companies. Twobyfour Software currently employs 42 people, the majority of whom are engaged in program development. The company has an estimated turnover of 100 million SEK for 2001. For more information please visit www.twobyfour.com FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Ulf Zetterberg, CEO, Twobyfour Software AB Tel: +46 (0)708 23 63 58 e-mail: ulf.zetterberg@twobyfour.com Per Löfqvist, Director Strategic Partners, Twobyfour Software AB Tel: +46 (0)702 09 28 93 e-mail: per.lofqvist@twobyfour.com Per Ottosson, Country Manager, BMC Software Sweden Tel: +46 (0)8 544 963 e-mail: per.ottosson@bmc.com Press Releases and high resolution images can be downloaded from www.twobyfour.com/press ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/04/20010601BIT00790/bit0002.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/06/04/20010601BIT00790/bit0002.pdf

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