BusinessWeek Selects EDS to Manage CRM Subscription Fulfillment; EDS to Service Nearly One Million BusinessWeek Subscribers

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Electronic Data Systems Corporation

    PLANO, Texas, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- EDS
 (NYSE:   EDS) today announced a $12.5 million agreement with The McGraw-Hill
 Companies, Inc. (NYSE:   MHP) to provide CRM subscription fulfillment services
 for BusinessWeek.
     Under the multi-year agreement EDS will provide subscription fulfillment,
 in-bound mail receiving services, Internet, letter shop, customer services and
 reporting.  EDS will manage fulfillment services for nearly one million
 BusinessWeek magazine subscribers at the EDS facility in Longmont, Colorado.
     Tom Masterson, vice president, BusinessWeek consumer
 marketing/circulation, said "I need to grow my business, and EDS has the tools
 to enable me to do that."
     Louis Ivey, vice-president, EDS CRM Subscription Fulfillment Services,
 noted "With nearly one million subscribers, BusinessWeek is one of the largest
 and most prestigious magazines that has continued to manage its own
 subscription fulfillment.  Outsourcing CRM subscription fulfillment to EDS
 will enable BusinessWeek to focus its efforts on managing a magazine that is
 one of the leading voices in the world of business.  We look forward to
 working with them to expand their reach."
 
     About The McGraw-Hill Companies:
     Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a global information
 services provider meeting worldwide needs in the financial services, education
 and business-to-business information markets through leading brands such as
 Standard & Poor's, BusinessWeek and McGraw-Hill Education.  The corporation
 has more than 300 offices in 32 countries.  Sales in 2000 were $4.3 billion.
 Additional information is available at www.mcgraw-hill.com.
 
     About EDS:
     EDS, the leading global services company, provides strategy,
 implementation and hosting for clients managing the business and technology
 complexities of the digital economy.  EDS brings together the world's best
 technologies to address critical client business imperatives.  It helps
 clients eliminate boundaries, collaborate in new ways, establish their
 customers' trust and continuously seek improvement.  EDS, with its management
 consulting subsidiary, A.T. Kearney, serves the world's leading companies and
 governments in 55 countries.  EDS reported revenues of $19.2 billion in 2000.
 The company's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the London
 Stock Exchange.  Learn more at www.eds.com.
 
     The statements in this news release that are not historical statements,
 including statements regarding the amount of new contract values, are
 forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws.
 These statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, many of
 which are beyond EDS' control, that could cause actual results to differ
 materially from such statements.  For information concerning these risks and
 uncertainties, see EDS' most recent Form 10-K.  EDS disclaims any intention or
 obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a
 result of new information, future events or otherwise.
 
      CONTACT:
      Bob Wientzen - EDS
      (+1) 303.666.3850
      bob.wientzen@eds.com
 
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SOURCE Electronic Data Systems Corporation
    PLANO, Texas, April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- EDS
 (NYSE:   EDS) today announced a $12.5 million agreement with The McGraw-Hill
 Companies, Inc. (NYSE:   MHP) to provide CRM subscription fulfillment services
 for BusinessWeek.
     Under the multi-year agreement EDS will provide subscription fulfillment,
 in-bound mail receiving services, Internet, letter shop, customer services and
 reporting.  EDS will manage fulfillment services for nearly one million
 BusinessWeek magazine subscribers at the EDS facility in Longmont, Colorado.
     Tom Masterson, vice president, BusinessWeek consumer
 marketing/circulation, said "I need to grow my business, and EDS has the tools
 to enable me to do that."
     Louis Ivey, vice-president, EDS CRM Subscription Fulfillment Services,
 noted "With nearly one million subscribers, BusinessWeek is one of the largest
 and most prestigious magazines that has continued to manage its own
 subscription fulfillment.  Outsourcing CRM subscription fulfillment to EDS
 will enable BusinessWeek to focus its efforts on managing a magazine that is
 one of the leading voices in the world of business.  We look forward to
 working with them to expand their reach."
 
     About The McGraw-Hill Companies:
     Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a global information
 services provider meeting worldwide needs in the financial services, education
 and business-to-business information markets through leading brands such as
 Standard & Poor's, BusinessWeek and McGraw-Hill Education.  The corporation
 has more than 300 offices in 32 countries.  Sales in 2000 were $4.3 billion.
 Additional information is available at www.mcgraw-hill.com.
 
     About EDS:
     EDS, the leading global services company, provides strategy,
 implementation and hosting for clients managing the business and technology
 complexities of the digital economy.  EDS brings together the world's best
 technologies to address critical client business imperatives.  It helps
 clients eliminate boundaries, collaborate in new ways, establish their
 customers' trust and continuously seek improvement.  EDS, with its management
 consulting subsidiary, A.T. Kearney, serves the world's leading companies and
 governments in 55 countries.  EDS reported revenues of $19.2 billion in 2000.
 The company's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and the London
 Stock Exchange.  Learn more at www.eds.com.
 
     The statements in this news release that are not historical statements,
 including statements regarding the amount of new contract values, are
 forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws.
 These statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, many of
 which are beyond EDS' control, that could cause actual results to differ
 materially from such statements.  For information concerning these risks and
 uncertainties, see EDS' most recent Form 10-K.  EDS disclaims any intention or
 obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a
 result of new information, future events or otherwise.
 
      CONTACT:
      Bob Wientzen - EDS
      (+1) 303.666.3850
      bob.wientzen@eds.com
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
                http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X26686684
 
 SOURCE  Electronic Data Systems Corporation

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