Luminant Collaborates With Sun to Extend Value of Wireless and Other Technology-Enabled Business Solutions

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Luminant Worldwide Corporation

    DALLAS, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Luminant Worldwide Corporation (Nasdaq:   LUMT), a provider of technology-
 enabled business solutions, today announced that it has been selected to join
 the first of Sun Microsystems iForce(SM) Premier Practice Programs, which
 initially focuses on wireless solutions.
     The relationship will deepen Luminant's expertise around Sun product
 offerings including Sun(TM) hardware, software and the Solaris(TM) Operating
 Environment.  Luminant will further train its technical staff on Sun
 technology for rapid deployment of robust, scalable client solutions, and will
 have provisions from Sun for joint testing labs, education programs, and
 access to the latest tools, technology and collaboration on Java(TM)
 architecture development.  The Wireless Solution Sets are the first focus of
 Sun's new program.  Future solution sets may be designed for e-marketplaces,
 customer relationship management and portals.
     "Luminant was selected based on its ability to exhibit expertise in
 wireless and its solutions for Global 1000 customers in energy, financial
 services and consumer brands," said Darlene Yaplee, vice president, Global
 Integrators, Sun Microsystems, Inc.  "We've had a long-standing relationship
 with Luminant and today we continue to expand on our work together in the
 wireless market.  Sun and Luminant are combining our expertise in hardware,
 software and services to create end-to-end mobile solutions that meet the
 needs of customers today and in the future."
     Luminant's established commitment to wireless initiatives includes
 technology-enabled business solutions such as:
     -- Oil and Gas Producer -- For a major oil and gas producer, Luminant
        developed an application that enables field personnel to capture
        health, safety, environmental and operational data from a hand-held
        device that synchronizes data via a wireless infrared connection in the
        company's field offices.  The device is also equipped with a wireless
        cellular modem to enable personnel to receive and deliver information
        in real-time via a wireless connection.
     -- Financial Trading Firm -- For a leading B2B global financial trading
        firm, Luminant created its online credit derivatives trading site then
        built a wireless interface into its Web site to allow traders to access
        credit derivatives from any location.
     -- Natural Gas Pipeline Company -- For a client providing an online
        database tool for the natural gas pipeline industry, Luminant created a
        customized proof of concept that reduces downtime and maximizes
        operational efficiencies via access to equipment manuals, operational
        guidelines, and safety documents and procedures through wired or
        wireless devices.
 
     "Our participation in Sun's newest program is already paying off in
 opportunities to develop solutions for several clients in our key target
 industries," said Tod Knight, Luminant chief technology officer.  "Sun's
 reliability and scalability in mission critical applications fits well with
 all of Luminant's selection criteria of choosing premier technology partners
 for our solutions orientation."
     Each solution in Sun's iForce Premier Practice Program has already been
 successfully deployed for existing clients, and thus enabling customers to
 spend less time and money designing and implementing their business solutions.
 The iForce Premier Practice Program features a scalable and proven blend of
 software, systems, networking and consulting services all in one simple,
 manageable relationship.  These solutions allow customers to quickly leverage
 the exponential growth in the wireless arena, including mobile workforce
 automation, mobile procurement and mobile portal for key targeted industry
 markets.
 
     About Luminant
     Luminant Worldwide Corporation is a provider of technology-enabled
 business solutions.  Our effective, proven business solutions help some of the
 world's largest companies fully capture measurable value from the Internet and
 other emerging technologies.  We strive to build clients for life by
 continuously delivering performance rooted in deep industry experience,
 classic strategic management consulting, strong logistics and marketing
 strategy analytics, and innovative creative and information technology skills.
 Luminant's principal locations are in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, New
 York City, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and Seattle.  For more information,
 visit www.luminant.com, call 888.225.4468 or join our quarterly investor
 newsletter mailing list by sending a request to insights@luminant.com.
 
     Forward-Looking Statements:
     This press release contains forward-looking statements related to the
 Company's opportunities, ex and future growth.  These forward-looking
 statements are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private
 Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements are
 based on current management expectations.  These statements can be affected by
 inaccurate assumptions the Company might make or by known or unknown risks and
 uncertainties, including risks described in its Registration Statement on Form
 S-3 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 27, 2000, as
 amended, and its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 Any or all of the forward-looking statements the Company makes in this press
 release or in any other public statements may turn out to be wrong.
 
     Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, iForce, Solaris, iPlanet and Java are
 trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc., in the United
 States and other countries.
 
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    DALLAS, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Luminant Worldwide Corporation (Nasdaq:   LUMT), a provider of technology-
 enabled business solutions, today announced that it has been selected to join
 the first of Sun Microsystems iForce(SM) Premier Practice Programs, which
 initially focuses on wireless solutions.
     The relationship will deepen Luminant's expertise around Sun product
 offerings including Sun(TM) hardware, software and the Solaris(TM) Operating
 Environment.  Luminant will further train its technical staff on Sun
 technology for rapid deployment of robust, scalable client solutions, and will
 have provisions from Sun for joint testing labs, education programs, and
 access to the latest tools, technology and collaboration on Java(TM)
 architecture development.  The Wireless Solution Sets are the first focus of
 Sun's new program.  Future solution sets may be designed for e-marketplaces,
 customer relationship management and portals.
     "Luminant was selected based on its ability to exhibit expertise in
 wireless and its solutions for Global 1000 customers in energy, financial
 services and consumer brands," said Darlene Yaplee, vice president, Global
 Integrators, Sun Microsystems, Inc.  "We've had a long-standing relationship
 with Luminant and today we continue to expand on our work together in the
 wireless market.  Sun and Luminant are combining our expertise in hardware,
 software and services to create end-to-end mobile solutions that meet the
 needs of customers today and in the future."
     Luminant's established commitment to wireless initiatives includes
 technology-enabled business solutions such as:
     -- Oil and Gas Producer -- For a major oil and gas producer, Luminant
        developed an application that enables field personnel to capture
        health, safety, environmental and operational data from a hand-held
        device that synchronizes data via a wireless infrared connection in the
        company's field offices.  The device is also equipped with a wireless
        cellular modem to enable personnel to receive and deliver information
        in real-time via a wireless connection.
     -- Financial Trading Firm -- For a leading B2B global financial trading
        firm, Luminant created its online credit derivatives trading site then
        built a wireless interface into its Web site to allow traders to access
        credit derivatives from any location.
     -- Natural Gas Pipeline Company -- For a client providing an online
        database tool for the natural gas pipeline industry, Luminant created a
        customized proof of concept that reduces downtime and maximizes
        operational efficiencies via access to equipment manuals, operational
        guidelines, and safety documents and procedures through wired or
        wireless devices.
 
     "Our participation in Sun's newest program is already paying off in
 opportunities to develop solutions for several clients in our key target
 industries," said Tod Knight, Luminant chief technology officer.  "Sun's
 reliability and scalability in mission critical applications fits well with
 all of Luminant's selection criteria of choosing premier technology partners
 for our solutions orientation."
     Each solution in Sun's iForce Premier Practice Program has already been
 successfully deployed for existing clients, and thus enabling customers to
 spend less time and money designing and implementing their business solutions.
 The iForce Premier Practice Program features a scalable and proven blend of
 software, systems, networking and consulting services all in one simple,
 manageable relationship.  These solutions allow customers to quickly leverage
 the exponential growth in the wireless arena, including mobile workforce
 automation, mobile procurement and mobile portal for key targeted industry
 markets.
 
     About Luminant
     Luminant Worldwide Corporation is a provider of technology-enabled
 business solutions.  Our effective, proven business solutions help some of the
 world's largest companies fully capture measurable value from the Internet and
 other emerging technologies.  We strive to build clients for life by
 continuously delivering performance rooted in deep industry experience,
 classic strategic management consulting, strong logistics and marketing
 strategy analytics, and innovative creative and information technology skills.
 Luminant's principal locations are in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, New
 York City, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and Seattle.  For more information,
 visit www.luminant.com, call 888.225.4468 or join our quarterly investor
 newsletter mailing list by sending a request to insights@luminant.com.
 
     Forward-Looking Statements:
     This press release contains forward-looking statements related to the
 Company's opportunities, ex and future growth.  These forward-looking
 statements are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private
 Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements are
 based on current management expectations.  These statements can be affected by
 inaccurate assumptions the Company might make or by known or unknown risks and
 uncertainties, including risks described in its Registration Statement on Form
 S-3 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 27, 2000, as
 amended, and its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 Any or all of the forward-looking statements the Company makes in this press
 release or in any other public statements may turn out to be wrong.
 
     Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, iForce, Solaris, iPlanet and Java are
 trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc., in the United
 States and other countries.
 
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