Volvo IT uses StreamServe to drive improved business communications

VOLVO IT USES STREAMSERVE TO DRIVE IMPROVED BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS Stockholm, 13th September 2002 - Volvo IT has signed a three-year contract with StreamServe for the implementation of the latest technology in business communications. By integrating the StreamServe Business Communication Platform, Volvo IT can now offer even more competitive solutions to its major customers in the automobile, defence, chemicals and aviation industries. The contract is a formal extension of the successful testing period between the companies initiated during the summer of 2001. "The cooperation with Volvo IT is extremely important to us", says Stefan Blomqvist, managing director for StreamServe Scandinavia. "Volvo IT has tested our product for a year and has now chosen to continue with us. This endorses the fact that we have a leading-edge product chosen by the world's leading companies. The fact that Volvo is winning acknowledgements such as the "Compass Award" means that they are running cost-effective, high quality consultancy activities. This places very stringent demands on us as supplier and partner". Volvo IT and StreamServe are both global organisations at the leading edge of cost awareness in business communications. About StreamServe: StreamServe is a leader and innovator in the fast-growing Enterprise Business Communications market, with over 3,000 customers worldwide. StreamServe is the only company to provide an independent platform for the bi-directional exchange of critical business information in any channel or format. This pioneering approach helps companies reduce the cost of communicating with distributed customers, suppliers and employees, increase the ROI from enterprise applications like ERP, and make all of their printed and electronic output more personal and customer-focused. StreamServe was founded in Sweden in 1995. Today, StreamServe solutions are distributed and supported in 130 countries. StreamServe alliances include major application vendors, systems integrators and e-business providers such as IBM, SAP, Oracle and Hewlett-Packard. For more information, please visit www.streamserve.com. StreamServe and Business Communication Platform are trademarks of StreamServe Inc. StreamServe - chosen by TIME Magazine as one of the 50 Hottest European Technology Companies in 2002. See http://www.streamserve.com/time About Volvo IT: Volvo IT is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AB Volvo Headquarters in Göteborg, plus a number of units in Europe, North and South America and Asia Turnover of more than SEK 5 billion globally, SEK 3.6 billion of which is generated in Sweden. Volvo IT has 2,100 co-workers in Göteborg, 4,300 co-workers globally, including external IT consultants. For further information please contact: Sheila Gibson Chief Marketing Officer Matt Cooper / Steven Robinson StreamServe Inc Harvard Public Relations Tel: + 44 (0)1344 292100 Tel: + 44 (0)20 8759 0005 Fax: + 44 (0)1344 292102 Fax: + 44 (0)20 8283 4948 E-mail: sheila.gibson@streamserve.com E-mail: streamserve@harvard.co.uk ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/09/13/20020913BIT00270/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2002/09/13/20020913BIT00270/wkr0002.pdf