BEA Systems Jumps 31 Places on Silicon Valley 150 List, Now 50th Top Revenue Producer on List

World's Fastest Software Company to Reach Annual Revenue Run Rate of

$1 Billion Ranked as 17th Largest Market Capitalized Company on Silicon Valley

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Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from BEA Systems, Inc.

    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ --
 BEA Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BEAS), one of the world's leading e-business
 infrastructure software companies, moved up 31 spots to rank 50th on the
 Silicon Valley 150 list of top revenue-producing companies in Silicon Valley,
 published April 16, 2001, in the San Jose Mercury News. The Silicon Valley 150
 ranks public companies headquartered in the Silicon Valley region of
 California based on worldwide revenues. The annual survey used Silicon Valley
 companies' sales results for the most recent four quarters.
     For BEA, sales of $819.8 million for the most recent four quarters ended
 Jan. 31, 2001, represented a 76.5% increase, up from the company's previous
 year's sales of $464.4 million. BEA also ranked 17th in market capitalization
 on the list, with a market capitalization exceeding $10 billion as determined
 on March 30, 2001.
     "This ranking is evidence of the increased importance companies have
 placed on future-proofing their businesses with the BEA WebLogic E-Business
 Platform(TM)," said Alfred Chuang, founder, president and chief operating
 officer of BEA. "We're proud to have advanced so quickly on the list during
 the year in which BEA also achieved the prestigious milestone of being the
 fastest software company in history to reach the $1 billion annual revenue run
 rate."
     More information about the Silicon Valley 150 can be found on the Web at
 http://www.siliconvalley.com/research/sv150.
 
     About BEA
     BEA Systems, Inc. is one of the world's leading e-business infrastructure
 software companies, with more than 9,400 customers around the world including
 the majority of the Fortune Global 500. BEA and its WebLogic(R) brand are
 among the most trusted names in e-business. Businesses built on the
 award-winning BEA WebLogic E-Business Platform(TM) are reliable, highly
 scalable, and poised to bring new services to market quickly. BEA's e-business
 platform is the de facto standard for more than 1,500 systems integrators,
 independent software vendors (ISVs) and application service providers (ASPs)
 to provide complete solutions that fast-track and future-proof e-businesses
 for high growth and profitability. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., BEA has
 93 offices in 30 countries and is on the Web at www.bea.com.
     NOTE:  BEA, BEA Tuxedo, and WebLogic are registered trademarks of BEA
 Systems, Inc. The BEA WebLogic E-Business Platform, BEA WebLogic Server, BEA
 WebLogic Process Integrator, BEA WebLogic Collaborate are trademarks of BEA
 Systems, Inc.
 
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    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ --
 BEA Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BEAS), one of the world's leading e-business
 infrastructure software companies, moved up 31 spots to rank 50th on the
 Silicon Valley 150 list of top revenue-producing companies in Silicon Valley,
 published April 16, 2001, in the San Jose Mercury News. The Silicon Valley 150
 ranks public companies headquartered in the Silicon Valley region of
 California based on worldwide revenues. The annual survey used Silicon Valley
 companies' sales results for the most recent four quarters.
     For BEA, sales of $819.8 million for the most recent four quarters ended
 Jan. 31, 2001, represented a 76.5% increase, up from the company's previous
 year's sales of $464.4 million. BEA also ranked 17th in market capitalization
 on the list, with a market capitalization exceeding $10 billion as determined
 on March 30, 2001.
     "This ranking is evidence of the increased importance companies have
 placed on future-proofing their businesses with the BEA WebLogic E-Business
 Platform(TM)," said Alfred Chuang, founder, president and chief operating
 officer of BEA. "We're proud to have advanced so quickly on the list during
 the year in which BEA also achieved the prestigious milestone of being the
 fastest software company in history to reach the $1 billion annual revenue run
 rate."
     More information about the Silicon Valley 150 can be found on the Web at
 http://www.siliconvalley.com/research/sv150.
 
     About BEA
     BEA Systems, Inc. is one of the world's leading e-business infrastructure
 software companies, with more than 9,400 customers around the world including
 the majority of the Fortune Global 500. BEA and its WebLogic(R) brand are
 among the most trusted names in e-business. Businesses built on the
 award-winning BEA WebLogic E-Business Platform(TM) are reliable, highly
 scalable, and poised to bring new services to market quickly. BEA's e-business
 platform is the de facto standard for more than 1,500 systems integrators,
 independent software vendors (ISVs) and application service providers (ASPs)
 to provide complete solutions that fast-track and future-proof e-businesses
 for high growth and profitability. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., BEA has
 93 offices in 30 countries and is on the Web at www.bea.com.
     NOTE:  BEA, BEA Tuxedo, and WebLogic are registered trademarks of BEA
 Systems, Inc. The BEA WebLogic E-Business Platform, BEA WebLogic Server, BEA
 WebLogic Process Integrator, BEA WebLogic Collaborate are trademarks of BEA
 Systems, Inc.
 
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