Siemens Professional Services Organization Live on Evolve ServiceSphere

World Leader in Enterprise Communication Applications Streamlines Critical

Business Operations With Evolve's Best-of-Breed Solution



Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Evolve Software, Inc.

    EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolve(R) (Nasdaq:   EVLV), a
 leading provider of eBusiness solutions that optimize the service chain, today
 announced that Advanced Customer Solutions (ACS), the professional services
 organization of Siemens (NYSE:   SI) Enterprise Networks LLC is live on Evolve
 ServiceSphere(R).  The ACS team is using Evolve's solution throughout North
 America to streamline critical business processes -- collaboration, proposal
 development cycles, pipeline management, skills tracking, resource management,
 forecasting and scheduling, and online and offline time capture.  Siemens
 integrated Evolve's best-of-breed solution with existing PeopleSoft ERP and
 Siebel CRM systems.
     "We evaluated a full spectrum of PSA solutions and chose Evolve for its
 technology leadership and vision," said Gary Paris, Vice President of Siemens'
 Advanced Customer Solutions Group.  "We deployed Evolve ServiceSphere at ACS
 and have gained enterprise-wide visibility of business performance, increased
 operational efficiency and improved productivity.  These benefits drive two of
 our most important objectives -- customer and employee satisfaction."
     Evolve ServiceSphere is designed to provide professional services
 organizations, services divisions of product-based companies and corporate IT
 departments with the strategic means for creating more efficient operations.
 Evolve's proven solution gives a company a unified view of the
 value-generating processes within its services organization.  From evaluating
 the opportunity pipeline to optimizing resource allocation, to tracking
 profitability or budget performance of recent projects, Evolve ServiceSphere
 facilitates strategic business management.
     "Global market leaders continue to select and deploy Evolve ServiceSphere
 to manage their workforce," said Evolve Chief Operating Officer Jim Bozzini.
 "Evolve offers a compelling return on investment through improved workforce
 management, increased utilization of resources and improved business
 efficiencies.  We are pleased Siemens recognizes the tangible benefits that
 automating business operations on ServiceSphere offers, which directly impact
 their bottom line."
 
     About Siemens HiPath Enterprise Convergence Architecture
     HiPath Enterprise convergence architecture from Siemens allows companies
 to implement new convergence technologies in voice and data infrastructures in
 line with their specific requirements, while protecting existing capital
 investments.  A comprehensive portfolio of new IP communication solutions is
 already available.  Siemens can deliver industry-leading, advanced
 applications, including those within the HiPath ProCenter(R) product-customer
 interaction and HiPath MobileOffice messaging and mobility portfolios of
 solutions, across both circuit-switched and IP platforms.  Further information
 on HiPath products and services can be found at http://www.hipath.com.
 
     About Siemens Advanced Customer Solutions Group
     Siemens' Advanced Customer Solutions (ACS) group designs, integrates and
 supports comprehensive communications solutions featuring best-of-breed voice,
 data and mixed-media applications, helping companies maximize the value of
 their knowledge resources, improve communication with customers and increase
 workforce effectiveness.  The ACS group consists of applications architects,
 system designers, consultants, and project managers located across the U.S.,
 as well as an R&D laboratory located in Santa Clara, Calif.
 
     About Siemens
     Based in Boca Raton, Fla., Siemens Information and Communication Networks,
 Inc., with its subsidiaries Siemens Carrier Networks LLC, Siemens Enterprise
 Networks LLC and Optisphere Networks Inc., is a leading provider of integrated
 voice and data networks and solutions for enterprises, carriers and service
 providers.
     Siemens AG, headquartered in Berlin and Munich, Germany, is a leading
 global electrical engineering and electronics company, employing over
 447,000 people in 193 countries, with sales in excess of $73 billion worldwide
 in fiscal 2000.
     The United States is the largest market for Siemens globally. In the U.S.,
 Siemens employs more than 73,000 employees and achieved sales of more than
 $16.2 billion in fiscal 2000.  Siemens' U.S. businesses are leaders in the
 information and communication, healthcare, energy, industry, financial
 services, transportation and lighting sectors.
 
     About Evolve
     Evolve provides solutions for integrating and streamlining the core
 business processes that are critical to service organizations:  managing
 project opportunities, resources and service delivery.  We call it Connecting
 the Service Chain(TM).
     More than 100 leading organizations have chosen Evolve, including the
 professional service divisions of product-based companies like E.piphany,
 Ericsson, Exodus, Novell, Siemens, and Sun Microsystems; professional service
 firms such as EDS, marchFIRST, Razorfish, and Scient; and the IT departments
 of large corporations including Fleet Capital Leasing.  Evolve is
 headquartered in Emeryville, Calif. (San Francisco Bay area), and has offices
 throughout North America, in the UK, and India.  Additional information is
 available at www.evolve.com or 888-2EVOLVE.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement:  This news release contains forward-looking
 statements, including but not limited to statements regarding Evolve's
 customers, the benefits of our solution, new and future product plans, and the
 success of the Company's products and services in meeting its customer needs.
 Actual results could differ and such differences could be material.  These
 statements involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, the
 fact that the Company may not successfully implement its next-generation
 products at its new customers, customers may not achieve the benefits
 anticipated from such products, and our product rollouts may not occur as
 anticipated.  The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any
 forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances
 after the date of this release. Investors are encouraged to review the
 Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a discussion
 of additional factors that could affect Evolve's future performance.
     NOTE:  Evolve, the Evolve logo, ServiceSphere, "Connecting the Service
 Chain", and "Evolve. Connect. Thrive." are registered trademarks or trademarks
 of Evolve Software, Inc.
     HiPath is a trademark of Siemens AG.
 
     CONTACT:  Jennifer Tedesko of Evolve Software, Inc., 510-428-6032, or
 jtedesko@evolve.com; or Suzanne Crow of Siemens Corporation, 703-262-2689, or
 suzanne.crow@icn.siemens.com.
 
 

SOURCE Evolve Software, Inc.
    EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolve(R) (Nasdaq:   EVLV), a
 leading provider of eBusiness solutions that optimize the service chain, today
 announced that Advanced Customer Solutions (ACS), the professional services
 organization of Siemens (NYSE:   SI) Enterprise Networks LLC is live on Evolve
 ServiceSphere(R).  The ACS team is using Evolve's solution throughout North
 America to streamline critical business processes -- collaboration, proposal
 development cycles, pipeline management, skills tracking, resource management,
 forecasting and scheduling, and online and offline time capture.  Siemens
 integrated Evolve's best-of-breed solution with existing PeopleSoft ERP and
 Siebel CRM systems.
     "We evaluated a full spectrum of PSA solutions and chose Evolve for its
 technology leadership and vision," said Gary Paris, Vice President of Siemens'
 Advanced Customer Solutions Group.  "We deployed Evolve ServiceSphere at ACS
 and have gained enterprise-wide visibility of business performance, increased
 operational efficiency and improved productivity.  These benefits drive two of
 our most important objectives -- customer and employee satisfaction."
     Evolve ServiceSphere is designed to provide professional services
 organizations, services divisions of product-based companies and corporate IT
 departments with the strategic means for creating more efficient operations.
 Evolve's proven solution gives a company a unified view of the
 value-generating processes within its services organization.  From evaluating
 the opportunity pipeline to optimizing resource allocation, to tracking
 profitability or budget performance of recent projects, Evolve ServiceSphere
 facilitates strategic business management.
     "Global market leaders continue to select and deploy Evolve ServiceSphere
 to manage their workforce," said Evolve Chief Operating Officer Jim Bozzini.
 "Evolve offers a compelling return on investment through improved workforce
 management, increased utilization of resources and improved business
 efficiencies.  We are pleased Siemens recognizes the tangible benefits that
 automating business operations on ServiceSphere offers, which directly impact
 their bottom line."
 
     About Siemens HiPath Enterprise Convergence Architecture
     HiPath Enterprise convergence architecture from Siemens allows companies
 to implement new convergence technologies in voice and data infrastructures in
 line with their specific requirements, while protecting existing capital
 investments.  A comprehensive portfolio of new IP communication solutions is
 already available.  Siemens can deliver industry-leading, advanced
 applications, including those within the HiPath ProCenter(R) product-customer
 interaction and HiPath MobileOffice messaging and mobility portfolios of
 solutions, across both circuit-switched and IP platforms.  Further information
 on HiPath products and services can be found at http://www.hipath.com.
 
     About Siemens Advanced Customer Solutions Group
     Siemens' Advanced Customer Solutions (ACS) group designs, integrates and
 supports comprehensive communications solutions featuring best-of-breed voice,
 data and mixed-media applications, helping companies maximize the value of
 their knowledge resources, improve communication with customers and increase
 workforce effectiveness.  The ACS group consists of applications architects,
 system designers, consultants, and project managers located across the U.S.,
 as well as an R&D laboratory located in Santa Clara, Calif.
 
     About Siemens
     Based in Boca Raton, Fla., Siemens Information and Communication Networks,
 Inc., with its subsidiaries Siemens Carrier Networks LLC, Siemens Enterprise
 Networks LLC and Optisphere Networks Inc., is a leading provider of integrated
 voice and data networks and solutions for enterprises, carriers and service
 providers.
     Siemens AG, headquartered in Berlin and Munich, Germany, is a leading
 global electrical engineering and electronics company, employing over
 447,000 people in 193 countries, with sales in excess of $73 billion worldwide
 in fiscal 2000.
     The United States is the largest market for Siemens globally. In the U.S.,
 Siemens employs more than 73,000 employees and achieved sales of more than
 $16.2 billion in fiscal 2000.  Siemens' U.S. businesses are leaders in the
 information and communication, healthcare, energy, industry, financial
 services, transportation and lighting sectors.
 
     About Evolve
     Evolve provides solutions for integrating and streamlining the core
 business processes that are critical to service organizations:  managing
 project opportunities, resources and service delivery.  We call it Connecting
 the Service Chain(TM).
     More than 100 leading organizations have chosen Evolve, including the
 professional service divisions of product-based companies like E.piphany,
 Ericsson, Exodus, Novell, Siemens, and Sun Microsystems; professional service
 firms such as EDS, marchFIRST, Razorfish, and Scient; and the IT departments
 of large corporations including Fleet Capital Leasing.  Evolve is
 headquartered in Emeryville, Calif. (San Francisco Bay area), and has offices
 throughout North America, in the UK, and India.  Additional information is
 available at www.evolve.com or 888-2EVOLVE.
 
     Safe Harbor Statement:  This news release contains forward-looking
 statements, including but not limited to statements regarding Evolve's
 customers, the benefits of our solution, new and future product plans, and the
 success of the Company's products and services in meeting its customer needs.
 Actual results could differ and such differences could be material.  These
 statements involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation, the
 fact that the Company may not successfully implement its next-generation
 products at its new customers, customers may not achieve the benefits
 anticipated from such products, and our product rollouts may not occur as
 anticipated.  The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any
 forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances
 after the date of this release. Investors are encouraged to review the
 Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a discussion
 of additional factors that could affect Evolve's future performance.
     NOTE:  Evolve, the Evolve logo, ServiceSphere, "Connecting the Service
 Chain", and "Evolve. Connect. Thrive." are registered trademarks or trademarks
 of Evolve Software, Inc.
     HiPath is a trademark of Siemens AG.
 
     CONTACT:  Jennifer Tedesko of Evolve Software, Inc., 510-428-6032, or
 jtedesko@evolve.com; or Suzanne Crow of Siemens Corporation, 703-262-2689, or
 suzanne.crow@icn.siemens.com.
 
 SOURCE  Evolve Software, Inc.