Frontec and Accenture announce strategic cooperation agreement

Frontec and Accenture announce strategic cooperation agreement The aim of the cooperation agreement is to deliver IT solutions strongly tied to business development to clients. Accenture´s and Frontec´s combined competence will give clients access to a broad base of experience stretching from strategic development to extensive IT capabilities in applications, integration and infrastructure. "Frontec's strategy of entering partnerships with market leaders helps our clients to more quickly transform themselves into eBusinesses," says Per Tjernberg, President of Frontec. "Accenture has a wealth of experience with global projects involving management and IT. Together we can now offer our clients a unique combination. We are very pleased with the the cooperation agreement and expect it to lead to more in-depth as well as new client relationships." "We have been looking for some time for a Swedish partner that can assist us in the implementation of comprehensive and complex IT projects," says Nils Thudén, International Partner at Accenture. "Frontec's way of working and specialization is a constructive complement to our business, and we are certain that the cooperation agreement will be received positively by our clients." More information: Nils Thudén, International Partner, Accenture, + 46 8 451 36 47 or Per Tjernberg, President, Frontec, + 46 8 733 75 05 About Accenture On January 1, 2001 the global IT and management consulting firm Andersen Consulting changed its name to Accenture. The firm is now reinventing itself to become a market leader, architect and builder of innovative business solutions that improve the way people live and work. With more than 70,000 employees in 46 countries, Accenture can deliver specialized capabilities and solutions to clients across all industries. In Sweden Accenture has more than 600 employees.The firm's strategy is to build a network of businesses to meet the full range of client needs in consulting, technology, outsourcing, alliances and venture capital. The new name, Accenture, is a combination of "accent" and "future." Accenture's home page address is www.accenture.com/sweden. About Frontec Frontec, an IT consulting firm focused on eBusiness solutions, is listed on the OM Stockholm Exchange's Attract 40 list. Frontec has 1000 employees in Sweden of which 600 are focused on eBusiness and can offer solutions and specialized capabilities in applications, integration and change management. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/01/30/20010130BIT00370/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/01/30/20010130BIT00370/bit0002.pdf