Etnoteam Selects InfoVista Network Solutions To Complete Its Internet Monitoring Offer

InfoVista signs a contract with Etnoteam, a leading Italian operator in the e-

Services market



Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from InfoVista

    LES ULIS, France, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoVista (Nasdaq: IVTA -
 Nouveau Marche: 7667), a global provider of advanced software which monitors,
 analyzes and reports on the performance, availability and quality of service
 of Information Technology Infrastructure (ITI), and Etnoteam, a leading
 Italian supplier of solutions for Internet and telecommunications companies,
 today announced a strategic software distribution agreement.
     Etnoteam focuses exclusively on Internet projects and on the integration
 and evolution of legacy technologies.  Etnoteam's technology allows companies
 to tackle large and complex e-Business projects. Etnoteam's solutions
 guarantee its customers benefits in cost reduction, quality improvement and
 the rational automation of processes.
     "Our mission is to be an Internet partner and represent the point of
 reference for companies oriented towards the Internet, providing high quality,
 secure multimedia networks and integrated solutions," said Ornella Fouillouze,
 Executive V.P. & General Manager of Etnoteam Telecommunications and Media
 Division. "We are committed to delivering a business-oriented, end-to-end
 performance solution. The agreement with InfoVista has great strategic value
 for us and fits our objectives."
     "Etnoteam's vast experience in the Internet and telecommunications sector,
 combined with its ability to support the most complex projects will
 significantly contribute to the development of InfoVista in Italy," said
 Julien Dahan, VP European Operations, InfoVista. "In addition, the
 collaboration with Etnoteam is in line with our partner selection strategy."
 
     About Etnoteam (www.etnoteam.it)
     Etnoteam, founded in Milan in 1978, is among the main suppliers of
 solutions for Internet and Telecommunications in Italy. Etnoteam offers large
 companies and organisations integrated services of consulting, design and
 development of web sites and portals, system integration, and the management
 and monitoring of Internet solutions. In particular, Etnoteam addresses its
 offer to companies operating in the Telecommunications, Finance, Retail,
 Industrial, Services, Media and Public Administration markets, transforming
 their traditional businesses into e-Business. Etnoteam, directly or through
 its subsidiaries, has offices in Milan, Rome, Turin, Treviso, Bologna, Ancona,
 Ascoli, Teramo, Naples and Genoa, and employs a staff of over 1,200.
 
     About InfoVista (www.infovista.com)
     InfoVista is a leading global provider of Service Level Management
 software solutions. InfoVista designs, develops and markets technologically
 advanced software which monitors, analyzes and reports on the performance and
 quality of services of information technology (IT) infrastructure, including
 networks, servers and applications. InfoVista markets primarily to
 telecommunications companies, including British Telecom, France Telecom, and
 Cegetel; Internet service providers including UUNET and Wanadoo; and other IT-
 intensive organizations such as financial services companies including AXA,
 First Union Bank, Fleet Capital and Banque de France, and other multinational
 companies like Nestle and Shell. InfoVista Corporation stock is traded on the
 NASDAQ under the ticker symbol IVTA and the Nouveau Marche under the symbol
 InfoVista (7667). For more information about the company, please visit
 www.infovista.com.
     Cautionary Statement for Purposes of the "Safe Harbor" Provisions of the
 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Except for historical
 information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are
 "forward looking statements." These statements involve risks and uncertainties
 which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such
 forward-looking statements; including, without limitation, risks and
 uncertainties arising from the rapid evolution of our markets, competition,
 market acceptance of our products, our dependence upon spending by the
 telecommunications industry and our ability to develop and protect new
 technologies.  For a description of other factors which might affect our
 actual results, please see the "Risk Factors" section and other disclosures in
 InfoVista's public filings with the US Securities & Exchange Commission and
 French Commission des Operations de Bourse.  Readers of this news release are
 cautioned not to put undue reliance on any forward-looking statement. The
 Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking
 statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
 otherwise.
     InfoVista is a registered trademark of InfoVista, S.A.
 
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SOURCE InfoVista
    LES ULIS, France, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoVista (Nasdaq: IVTA -
 Nouveau Marche: 7667), a global provider of advanced software which monitors,
 analyzes and reports on the performance, availability and quality of service
 of Information Technology Infrastructure (ITI), and Etnoteam, a leading
 Italian supplier of solutions for Internet and telecommunications companies,
 today announced a strategic software distribution agreement.
     Etnoteam focuses exclusively on Internet projects and on the integration
 and evolution of legacy technologies.  Etnoteam's technology allows companies
 to tackle large and complex e-Business projects. Etnoteam's solutions
 guarantee its customers benefits in cost reduction, quality improvement and
 the rational automation of processes.
     "Our mission is to be an Internet partner and represent the point of
 reference for companies oriented towards the Internet, providing high quality,
 secure multimedia networks and integrated solutions," said Ornella Fouillouze,
 Executive V.P. & General Manager of Etnoteam Telecommunications and Media
 Division. "We are committed to delivering a business-oriented, end-to-end
 performance solution. The agreement with InfoVista has great strategic value
 for us and fits our objectives."
     "Etnoteam's vast experience in the Internet and telecommunications sector,
 combined with its ability to support the most complex projects will
 significantly contribute to the development of InfoVista in Italy," said
 Julien Dahan, VP European Operations, InfoVista. "In addition, the
 collaboration with Etnoteam is in line with our partner selection strategy."
 
     About Etnoteam (www.etnoteam.it)
     Etnoteam, founded in Milan in 1978, is among the main suppliers of
 solutions for Internet and Telecommunications in Italy. Etnoteam offers large
 companies and organisations integrated services of consulting, design and
 development of web sites and portals, system integration, and the management
 and monitoring of Internet solutions. In particular, Etnoteam addresses its
 offer to companies operating in the Telecommunications, Finance, Retail,
 Industrial, Services, Media and Public Administration markets, transforming
 their traditional businesses into e-Business. Etnoteam, directly or through
 its subsidiaries, has offices in Milan, Rome, Turin, Treviso, Bologna, Ancona,
 Ascoli, Teramo, Naples and Genoa, and employs a staff of over 1,200.
 
     About InfoVista (www.infovista.com)
     InfoVista is a leading global provider of Service Level Management
 software solutions. InfoVista designs, develops and markets technologically
 advanced software which monitors, analyzes and reports on the performance and
 quality of services of information technology (IT) infrastructure, including
 networks, servers and applications. InfoVista markets primarily to
 telecommunications companies, including British Telecom, France Telecom, and
 Cegetel; Internet service providers including UUNET and Wanadoo; and other IT-
 intensive organizations such as financial services companies including AXA,
 First Union Bank, Fleet Capital and Banque de France, and other multinational
 companies like Nestle and Shell. InfoVista Corporation stock is traded on the
 NASDAQ under the ticker symbol IVTA and the Nouveau Marche under the symbol
 InfoVista (7667). For more information about the company, please visit
 www.infovista.com.
     Cautionary Statement for Purposes of the "Safe Harbor" Provisions of the
 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Except for historical
 information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are
 "forward looking statements." These statements involve risks and uncertainties
 which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such
 forward-looking statements; including, without limitation, risks and
 uncertainties arising from the rapid evolution of our markets, competition,
 market acceptance of our products, our dependence upon spending by the
 telecommunications industry and our ability to develop and protect new
 technologies.  For a description of other factors which might affect our
 actual results, please see the "Risk Factors" section and other disclosures in
 InfoVista's public filings with the US Securities & Exchange Commission and
 French Commission des Operations de Bourse.  Readers of this news release are
 cautioned not to put undue reliance on any forward-looking statement. The
 Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking
 statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
 otherwise.
     InfoVista is a registered trademark of InfoVista, S.A.
 
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