StreamServe to deliver its new communication and integration software platform to

StreamServe to deliver its new communication and integration software platform to (Stockholm, Sweden, October 10, 2000) StreamServe, a leading eBusiness communication software company, today signed a strategic agreement with, the leading European eMarketplace for the construction industry. The agreement enables to leverage its offering in connecting buyers and suppliers into its marketplace by incorporating the StreamServe Communication and Integration technology. "By implementing StreamServe we will be able to offer our clients a wider range of formats for notification of events on the marketplace, such as SMS, email or fax," says Henrik Gustafsson, CIO, "Our path to integrated processes over the Internet using StreamServe's XML capabilities will open up new business opportunities for us and help us stay ahead of competition. And finally, this means that we have the possibility to only use one software platform for all communication and integration transactions on the marketplace," Mr. Gustafsson continues. "We are very happy to announce the agreement, which has already reached its final implementation phase in the process of integrating suppliers and buyers into their site," says Jakob Svärdström, COO, StreamServe, Inc. "We see the agreement as yet another proof of our platform enabling secure B2B and eMarketplace transactions being implemented in days rather than months." "B2B marketplaces, in general, has become a fast growing segment for us. Today we have an outstanding offering including both traditional communication together with an integration platform for secure and integrated XML transactions over the Internet," Mr. Svärdström concludes. The StreamServe software is already used by a large number of B2C and B2B sites including QXL/, Boxman and will go live with StreamServe before the end of October 2000. About StreamServe StreamServe is a provider of eBusiness infrastructure software designed to manage and automate the flow of critical business information. Companies with a broad range of rapidly changing communication needs can use StreamServe's software to communicate in a customized manner with their customers, suppliers and partners in a wide range of formats and across many types of channels. The product suite enables seamless integration with most major business applications and eBusiness platforms. StreamServe's software allows companies to leverage business applications, add functionality and flexibility, and enables communication for participation in eBusiness. StreamServe also provides reliable, integrated and automated software solutions to enable a robust exchange of information in eCommerce companies and Internet portals. StreamServe's more than 1,800 customers worldwide include businesses operating in a wide range of industries, as well as operators of Internet portals designed for business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) commerce. Strategic alliances with business application vendors, system integrators and other eBusiness providers, enhance StreamServe's market penetration. StreamServe is established with own subsidiaries in the United States, Sweden, France, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway and Finland. About ( is the foremost provider of online business-to-business market-making and web-based services for the construction industry in Europe, and the only company with extensive experience of online transactions in the construction industry across several European countries. It is committed to creating fundamental value for buyers and sellers by providing a full range of eBusiness services including eCommerce, collaboration tools and market-making, available to all companies in the construction industry. began its operations in the Nordic countries in the fall of 1999. A rapid expansion into the major European countries took place during Q1 2000, and already by May 2000 a strong Pan-European customer base was established. More than half of the top 40 European contractors, and hundreds of mid-sized contractors and suppliers across all major European markets are now using, or committed to using, the products and services offered by With fully operational organizations in the UK, Germany, France, Sweden, Spain, Belgium and Finland, Holland and Italy are next to follow. is a privately held company with support from Internet Capital Group ( the premier B2B eCommerce operating company with investments in over 70 B2B eCommerce companies. has to date raised over Euro 24 million in funding making it the largest investment in a neutral B2B eCommerce marketplace in European construction. For more information on, please visit For more information, please contact: Jakob Svärdström, COO StreamServe, Inc. Tel: +46 8 686 85 33 Mob: +46 70 686 85 33 Fax: +46 8 686 85 10 Henrik Gustafsson, CIO Tel: +46 8 545 47120 Mob: +46 70 521 2822 Fax: +46 8 545 471 00 More information on StreamServe, the StreamServe logotype and Intelligent Business Communications are trademarks of StreamServe, Inc. All other products or company names herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owner. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT The following files are available for download:

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