Intentia and Sun announce the opening of joint competence center in Stockholm

Intentia and Sun announce the opening of joint competence center in Stockholm Stockholm, Sweden-Intentia International AB (publ). (XSSE: INT B) today announced the opening of the Intentia - Sun Competence Center in Stockholm. The Center is a joint venture, advanced technologies facility staffed by experienced application engineers and that deliver e- collaboration solutions entirely written in the Java language. The Center delivers proven performance and sizing recommendations and customer briefings. It offers a unique environment for testing and evaluating interoperable solutions using Movex for Solaris in a heterogeneous environment. The Competence Center works parallel to Sun's iForce Ready centers located in Paris, Tokyo and Menlo Park, California. All of these centers are dedicated to providing best practices to streamline and facilitate the process of building and deploying dot-com solutions on the Sun platform. As part of the iForce initiative, Sun Microsystems is creating a worldwide community of strategic partners to help customers implement dot-com solutions. The partners' centers will leverage the best practices of the three Sun "hub" knowledge centers located in Menlo Park, Paris and Tokyo. Sun's iForce road map and best practices will be coupled with the partner's particular area of expertise, which may be industry focused or application-specific. At the centers, customers will enhance and accelerate the process of planning, deploying and managing their dot-com strategies by providing a range of services including proof of concept and architectural blueprint creation. "Our customers are going to enjoy great value from the Intentia expertise available at the iForce Ready Center," says Pascal Giraud, Director of Sun's EMEA iForce Ready Centers. "The center will allow clients to replicate their own IT environments while at the same time giving them the opportunity to experiment with leading-edge Intentia and Sun technologies in a risk-free environment." For further information please contact: Thomas Ahlerup Director Corporate Communications Intentia International AB Telepho +46-8-5552 5766 ne: Fax: +46-8-5552 5999 Cell +46-708-545 666 phone: e-mail:thomas.ahlerup@intentia.se Mikael Agerås Global Alliance Manager - Sun Intentia Research & Development Telephone: +46-13-35 91 00 e-mail: mikael.ageras@intentia.se About Intentia International AB (publ) Over the past few years, Intentia International AB has concentrated on positioning itself to meet the demands it anticipated would arise from the new e-economy era. Intentia has developed its Movex product from a traditional ERP system to a complete e-collaboration solution that can manage all the demands of the new economy. Movex offers Intentia's customers the key to success, with its applications for customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain planning & execution (SCPE), partner relationship management (PRM), business performance management (BPM) and e-business. Intentia is well-positioned to respond to market needs when the "e" (electronic) evolves into "c" (collaboration), working hard to satisfy customers through its organization of more than 3,800 professionals serving in excess of 3,500 customers in over 40 countries around the world. Intentia is a public company traded on the Stockholm Stock Exchange (XSSE) under the symbol INT B. Visit Intentia's Web site at www.intentia.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/23/20001123BIT00190/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/23/20001123BIT00190/bit0002.pdf