Providian Financial Selects the Extensity Connect Suite of Applications

Apr 13, 2001, 01:00 ET from Extensity, Inc.

    EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ --
 Extensity, Inc. (Nasdaq:   EXTN), the leading provider of Internet-based
 applications for employee relationship management (ERM), today announced
 Providian Financial (NYSE:   PVN) as a new customer. Providian Financial, the
 fifth largest bankcard provider in the U.S., has purchased the Extensity
 Connect(TM) suite, including Expense Reports, Travel Planning and Connect.
 Additional applications in Extensity's suite include applications for time
 capture and procurement.
     Specifically, Providian will use Extensity products to fully automate its
 mobile workforce, obtain comprehensive reporting and better enforce travel
 policies. The applications will be deployed through Extensity implementation
 partner, CGE&Y.
      "With offices worldwide, it was particularly important for us to have a
 flexible, accurate expense reporting system that could also provide a high
 degree of per diem functionality and support multiple foreign languages," said
 Dan Sanford, senior vice president, controller of Providian. "Extensity's
 solution perfectly matched our needs and will prove invaluable to us going
 forward."
     "We are pleased to add Providian to the growing number of deals we've
 signed with CGE&Y," said Bob Spinner, CEO for Extensity. "This alliance with
 CGE&Y is another great milestone in our global expansion and efforts to meet
 the needs of multinational customers like Providian."
 
     About Providian
     San Francisco-based Providian Financial (www.providian.com) is a leading
 provider of lending and deposit products to customers throughout the U.S. and
 the UK and offers credit cards in Argentina. Providian Financial has been
 named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine, one of the
 nation's top financial institutions by U.S. Banker magazine, and one of the
 most technologically innovative companies by InformationWeek magazine. The
 Company has more than $31 billion in assets under management and over
 16 million customers.
 
     About Extensity
     Extensity is the leading provider of Internet-based applications for
 employee relationship management (ERM). The Extensity Connect(TM) family of
 ERM applications automates travel and expense reporting, project time capture
 and procurement to drive productivity, reduce costs, enhance control and
 promote competitive advantage. Extensity has licensed more than 700,000 seats
 worldwide to over 300 customers, including A.T. Kearney, Cisco Systems, Office
 Depot and Aventis.  More information about Extensity is available on its Web
 site located at http://www.extensity.com .
 
     NOTE:  Extensity is a registered trademark of Extensity, Inc.
 
 

SOURCE Extensity, Inc.
    EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ --
 Extensity, Inc. (Nasdaq:   EXTN), the leading provider of Internet-based
 applications for employee relationship management (ERM), today announced
 Providian Financial (NYSE:   PVN) as a new customer. Providian Financial, the
 fifth largest bankcard provider in the U.S., has purchased the Extensity
 Connect(TM) suite, including Expense Reports, Travel Planning and Connect.
 Additional applications in Extensity's suite include applications for time
 capture and procurement.
     Specifically, Providian will use Extensity products to fully automate its
 mobile workforce, obtain comprehensive reporting and better enforce travel
 policies. The applications will be deployed through Extensity implementation
 partner, CGE&Y.
      "With offices worldwide, it was particularly important for us to have a
 flexible, accurate expense reporting system that could also provide a high
 degree of per diem functionality and support multiple foreign languages," said
 Dan Sanford, senior vice president, controller of Providian. "Extensity's
 solution perfectly matched our needs and will prove invaluable to us going
 forward."
     "We are pleased to add Providian to the growing number of deals we've
 signed with CGE&Y," said Bob Spinner, CEO for Extensity. "This alliance with
 CGE&Y is another great milestone in our global expansion and efforts to meet
 the needs of multinational customers like Providian."
 
     About Providian
     San Francisco-based Providian Financial (www.providian.com) is a leading
 provider of lending and deposit products to customers throughout the U.S. and
 the UK and offers credit cards in Argentina. Providian Financial has been
 named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine, one of the
 nation's top financial institutions by U.S. Banker magazine, and one of the
 most technologically innovative companies by InformationWeek magazine. The
 Company has more than $31 billion in assets under management and over
 16 million customers.
 
     About Extensity
     Extensity is the leading provider of Internet-based applications for
 employee relationship management (ERM). The Extensity Connect(TM) family of
 ERM applications automates travel and expense reporting, project time capture
 and procurement to drive productivity, reduce costs, enhance control and
 promote competitive advantage. Extensity has licensed more than 700,000 seats
 worldwide to over 300 customers, including A.T. Kearney, Cisco Systems, Office
 Depot and Aventis.  More information about Extensity is available on its Web
 site located at http://www.extensity.com .
 
     NOTE:  Extensity is a registered trademark of Extensity, Inc.
 
 SOURCE  Extensity, Inc.

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