EDS acquires Driftbolaget from Framfab

EDS acquires Driftbolaget from Framfab EDS, the second largest IT-company in the world, has acquired the hosting company Driftbolaget from Framfab. The acquisition is effective immediately. -We are very happy to take over this well-run company. This is an important addition to the business within EDS within an area where we expand heavily. Driftbolaget runs a business that easily can be integrated in to the business within EDS,, says Kaj Green, CEO of EDS Nordic . Driftbolaget has approx. 120 employees in three offices in Sweden and one in Denmark. The client list counts prominent companies like Volvo, Ikea, BT Ignite and Unilever. Framfab will continue to offer new and existing clients webhosting services from Driftbolaget/EDS. -Our strong focus on our core business, Internet consulting, will continuously be strengthened by strong partnerships with companies like Driftbolaget and EDS, says Johan Wall, CEO Framfab. For more information: Kaj Green, CEO EDS Nordic Phone: +46 70 349 18 80 Anna Plyhr, Head of communications, EDS Sweden Phone: +46706026625 Leif Andersson, VP Corporate Communications Framfab Phone: +46 709 41 22 32 leif.andersson@framfab.se EDS, the leading global services company, provides strategy, implementation and hosting for clients managing the business and technology complexities of the digital economy. EDS brings together the world's best technologies to address critical client business imperatives. It helps clients eliminate boundaries, collaborate in new ways, establish their customers' trust and continuously seek improvement. EDS, with its management consulting subsidiary, A.T. Kearney, serves the world's leading companies and governments in 55 countries. EDS reported revenues of $19.2 billion in 2000. The company's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: EDS) and the London Stock Exchange. Learn more at www.eds.com. Framfab is a global Internet services company whose mission is to deliver digital services based on internet technology Framfab currently runs operations in Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Spain, UK, Sweden, Germany and the US. Many well-recognized global companies work with Framfab: 3M, AstraZeneca, AXA, Bosch, Carlsberg, Electrolux, France Telecom, I K E A, International Red Cross, le Groupe Pernod Ricard, Kellogg´s, Packard- Bell, Maersk Sealand, Nike Europe, SAAB, SAS, Viag Interkom, Volvo Car Corporation and AB Volvo. Framfab is listed on the OM Stockholm Exchange's Attract 40 List (ticker FTID). ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/04/17/20010417BIT00020/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/04/17/20010417BIT00020/bit0001.pdf