AU-System Signs General Agreement with Stockholm County Council

AU-SYSTEM SIGNS GENERAL AGREEMENT WITH STOCKHOLM COUNTY COUNCIL Stockholm, Sweden - November 24, 2000 - AU-System has signed a general agreement with Stockholm County Council regarding IT consulting services. The fields of competence covered by the agreement are systems development, datacommunication and security, cataloguing and PKI (Public Key Infrastructure), as well as web and XML. Of the 32 companies with whom Stockholm County Council elected to sign general agreements, AU-System was rated the highest amongst the consulting firms with regard to competence in the fields of cataloguing and PKI (security), and XML. "We see the general agreement as a recognition of our leading-edge competence in the security field, which has a very high priority in the county council, " says Johan Nyberg, Business Area Manager at AU-System. AU-System has for some years been one of Stockholm County Council's largest suppliers of IT consulting services. The Council has budgeted a total of SEK 100 million for consultant support in the IT field for the period November 2000 to December 31 2001, when the general agreement expires. Media Contact: Johan Nyberg, Business Area Manager AU-System AB Tel: +46-70-529 21 15 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 900 staff in offices in Sweden, the U.K., Italy, the U.S., Thailand and Singapore. 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 Stockholm County Council Stockholm County Council is Sweden's largest county council and covers Stockholm County with its 1.8 million inhabitants. There are 26 municipalities within the county council, ranging from small rural municipalities to the metropolitan municipality of Stockholm. The county council's main operations consist of being able to offer residents in the area health and medical care, as well as public transport services. For further information, please see www.sll.se. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/24/20001124BIT00070/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/24/20001124BIT00070/bit0002.pdf