Intentia International and MRO.COM (TM), Subsidiary of PSDI, Form Strategic Alliance

Intentia International and MRO.COM , Subsidiary of PSDI, Form Strategic Alliance Stockholm, Sweden and London, UK - Intentia International AB (publ). (XSSE: INT B) a world-leading e-collaboration applications and e-business solutions vendor, today announced a strategic alliance with MRO.COM , a leading solutions provider for streamlining the supply chain for maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) materials, and a wholly owned subsidiary of PSDI (NASDAQ: PSDI). The alliance will enable Intentia customers to integrate the Intentia Movex solution into the MRO.COM marketplace. The companies plan to target primarily businesses that use Intentia's Movex e-collaboration software, and enable those businesses to implement an Internet-based e-commerce system in just four to six weeks. The solution will integrate seamlessly with the trading community in the MRO.COM marketplace. Intentia is a world-leading supplier of integrated e-collaboration solutions for the manufacturing and distribution industries. Intentia will provide implementation of the Movex solution to the MRO.COM marketplace. The partnership strengthens the MRO.COM commitment to providing the world's leading industrial supplies marketplace. Commenting on the partnership, Simon Rothwell, Alliance Manager, EMEA Partners, PSDI, says, "What we are providing is a 'click and go system' which simplifies all of the issues involved in enabling suppliers and buyers to participate in regional and global portal initiatives in the manufacturing and energy sectors." Johan Berg, Managing Director, Intentia Research & Development comments, "Intentia itself focuses on providing e-collaboration solutions for manufacturing and retail businesses, so this partnership brings together the best of both worlds, capitalizing on MRO.COM and its portal capability and our own expertise. Intentia customers will now gain fast access to our industry's leading MRO marketplaces, trading with customers more quickly, reliably and cost-effectively." Rothwell adds, "We believe that there are strong benefits for the combined customer base from this partnership. The barriers to entry will no longer be prohibitive, and for Intentia's enterprise customers who require real-time integration, this partnership will simplify the implementation and increase the speed to benefit." For further information please contact: PSDI PSDI press inquiries Nicki Main Jane Grey or Tracie Williams PSDI Portfolio Communications Brook House Russell Chambers 88-100 Chertsey Road The Piazza Woking Covent Garden Surrey GU21 5SB London WC2E 8AA Tel: +44 (0) 1483 +44 (0)20 7240 6959 778615 Fax: +44 (0) 1483 +44 (0)20 7240 4849 718770 nicki_main@psdi.com janeg@portfoliocomms.com Johan Berg Thomas Ahlerup Intentia Research & Intentia International AB Development (publ). Managing Director Director Corporate Communications PO Box 596 PO Box 596 SE 182 15 Danderyd SE 182 15 Danderyd Telephone: +46-8-555 25 613 +46-8-555 25 766 Cell phone: +46-708-445 613 +46-708-545 666 e-mail johan.berg@intentia.se thomas.ahlerup@intentia .se About Intentia International 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 and which are already surfacing. 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 at the Stockholm Stock Exchange (XSSE) under the symbol INT B. Please visit us at www.intentia.com About PSDI and MRO.COM PSDI is the leading solutions provider for streamlining the MRO supply chain. Through its subsidiary, MRO.com, Inc., the company complements its MAXIMO® work and materials management software with its MRO.COM brand Internet-based B2B marketplace for buyers and suppliers, a suite of online procurement software products that improve purchasing efficiency, as well as Internet-based content management tools and cataloguing services. Businesses, government agencies, and other organisations use PSDI's products across their enterprises to assist them in the management of their high-value capital assets, such as plants, facilities, and production equipment, to cut inventories and supply chain costs, control maintenance expenses, reduce downtime, and more effectively deploy productive assets, personnel and other resources. Based in Bedford, Mass., PSDI markets its products through a direct sales force with sales offices throughout the United States, Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Sweden, Thailand, and the United Kingdom, combined with a network of international distributors. All PSDI news releases are available via the PSDI home page at http://www.psdi.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/2000/11/07/20001107BIT00210/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/11/07/20001107BIT00210/bit0002.pdf