Mind is first Swedish company to be recognized as "Most Influential e-Business Partner" by Oracle

Mind is first Swedish company to be recognized as "Most Influential e-Business Partner" by Oracle Last night, Mind was appointed "Most Influential e-Business Partner" at the Oracle Open World 2000 congress in San Francisco, California. Three companies received the distinction and Mind was chosen for the EMEA area, consisting of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It was the first time in the history of the Oracle awards that a Swedish company received this distinction. "Mind and Oracle have enjoyed an excellent relationship that has benefited all parties concerned and successfully supported our customers' business requirements. With its deeply committed approach, Mind has helped Oracle penetrate the critical e-business market and deliver Oracle-based e-business solutions," says Hans-Olov Ganning, Chief of Partners at Oracle. Mind has cooperated with Oracle since 1995 and been a "certified solution partner" since 1999. "It is a great honor to receive the reward from Oracle. The long cooperation between Mind and Oracle, which has led to so many successful solutions for ourselves and our joint customers, is just a beginning. Oracle is an early adapter to new technology, and we look forward to continuing the cooperation with many exciting joint projects," says Jörgen Larsson, CEO of Mind. Mind was also appointed "the e-integrator of the year" by Sun Microsystems, two weeks ago. For further information, contact: Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Mind, +46 733 61 10 10 Staffan Calais, CIO, Mind, +46 709 90 79 07 Hans-Olov Ganning, Chief of Partners, Oracle, +46 8 477 33 77 Please visit www.mind.com For more information about Oracle, please visit www.oracle.com and www.oracle.se Mind AB is a third-generation Internet consulting company that specializes in portals that are designed to develop and strengthen the businesses of its clients. Mind has approximately 500 employees and focuses on the TIME (Telecom, IT, Media and Entertainment), finance and insurance, tourism and transport segments and on Network Pioneers (Internet operations based on new business models). Mind's customers include Ericsson, Göteborgs-Posten, Kreditkassen, MeritaNordbanken, Nokia, OM, Scandinavian Leisure Group, Telia and Unibank. The company is represented in Sweden, Norway and France and is traded on the O-List of the OM Stockholm Exchange. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/04/20001004BIT00440/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/04/20001004BIT00440/bit0002.pdf