Major Nocom initiative in business integration

Press Release and Invitation to Press Conference: Major Nocom initiative in business integration close collaboration entered with American TIBCO Nocom AB (publ) and TIBCO Software Inc (Nasdaq: TIBX) have signed a collaborative agreement relating to TIBCO's world-leading software for integration. Collaboration entails that Nocom will complement its Swedish sales and marketing organization with TIBCO's solutions. These are well-suited to Nocom's consultation and service offerings. With TIBCO's infrastructure software, companies' systems and processes are coordinated in real-time both internally and externally for customer relationship management (CRM), electronic commerce between businesses (B2B) and process automation, for example. "The quickly growing market for integration of mission-critical processes places substantial demands on infrastructures and services. Nocom has the experience and profile needed for successful projects that encompass both products and services", says Jimmy Sköldberg, TIBCO, Regional Director Nordic. "Collaboration will significantly strengthen both our own and Nocom's position on the market." Both Nocom and TIBCO have been active in the market for many years and integration solutions is one of the IT areas that is judged to have the greatest growth potential. The analysis firm Gartner Group estimates that the market for integration solutions will be about $19 billion for the coming four years. * Together with IBM, TIBCO is the leading supplier on this market. TIBCO's turnover for the third quarter 2001 was USD 75,200,000. Among its Swedish customers are SAS, Telia and Hi3G. "We see collaboration with TIBCO as strategically important and it will further strengthen our position as a supplier of advanced IT solutions," says Nocom's CEO Stefan Skarin. "Through collaboration with TIBCO, Nocom will be competing with companies such IBM for market shares in business integration. We will take a leading position in this sector." * For more information, please contact: Niclas Sahlgren, Nocom, Country Manager, Sweden cell: +46 708-65 10 04 e-mail: Stefan Skarin, CEO, Nocom cell: +46 708-65 10 05 e-mail: Jimmy Sköldberg, TIBCO, Regional Director Nordic cell: +46 70 - 695 70 22 e-mail: Press Conference: Nocom and TIBCO will be holding a joint press conference on: Tuesday, October 23 at 9:30 AM Key staff members from both companies will be participating, including Andrew Hull, TIBCO, Vice President EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa); Jimmy Sköldberg, TIBCO, Regional Director Nordic; Niclas Sahlgren, Nocom, Country Manager, Sweden and Stefan Skarin, CEO, Nocom. Location: Radisson SAS Royal Viking Hotel, Vasagatan 1, Konferensrum Hugin, Stockholm To register, contact: Firma Uttryck, Rickard Lindhé, Press Relations Officer phone: +46 8-652 62 03 or Welcome! Nocom helps its customers to navigate profitably through technology shifts and to maximize the business benefits of having information available on user terms. Nocom's operations are directed from main offices in Uppsala with offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Oslo, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Riga, Warsaw, Frankfurt, London and Los Angeles. Nocom shares have been traded on the Stockholm Stock Exchange O List (NOCM-B) since 1999. TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) is a world-leading supplier of solutions for integrating business operations between companies. TIBCO provides infrastructure software that enables systems and processes to be coordinated in real-time. The TIBCO technology was originally used to implement real-time technology on Wall Street and has since become standard within several different sectors, such as for financial services, telecommunications, electronic commerce, transportation, logistics, manufacturing and energy. Among TIBCO Software's over 1,200 customers are Cisco Systems, Yahoo!, NEC, Enron, Sun Microsystems, GE Capital, The Limited, Delta Air Lines, Philips, AT&T and Pirelli. In the Nordic region, TIBCO works with, among others, SAS, Telenor, Telia and Ericsson. TIBCO Sweden is based in Stockholm. The company's main offices are in Palo Alto, California. TIBCO, the TIBCO logo, TIBCO Software, TIBCO ActiveEnterprise, TIBCO ActiveExchange and TIBCO ActivePortal are trademarks or registered trademarks of TIBCO Software Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other product and companynames and marks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners and are mentioned for identification purposes only. "Legal Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements" is available at ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: