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J.D. Edwards, a leading provider of agile, collaborative solutions for the Internet economy, today announced the following technology, customer and partner news items.

TECH NEWS

J.D. EDWARDS ONEWORLD XE NOW AVAILABLE ON NEW IBM eSERVER
April 24, 2001 - J.D. Edwards now supports the new IBM eServer p660 and p620 midrange UNIX servers, which supply industry-leading technology critical to running e-business applications. The eServers, introduced by IBM yesterday, are powered by IBM's breakthrough Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) microprocessor technology. The IBM eServer p660 and p620 servers increase the range of manageable and scalable IBM platforms for J.D. Edwards OneWorld(r) and OneWorld(r) Xe solutions.
...MORE... http://www.jdedwards.com/NewsRoom/archive/eserver.asp

CUSTOMER NEWS
Among the company's significant recent customer contracts are clients in the consumer packaged goods, real estate, life sciences and high-tech/electronics industries. The list below highlights new clients in Brazil, Great Britain, Japan, Scotland and the United States.

Coty Inc.
(Location: New York) (Industry: toiletry preparations)

New World Pasta
(Location: Pennsylvania) (Industry: macaroni & spaghetti)

Pier 1 Services Company
(Location: Texas) (Industry: miscellaneous home furnishings)

Seven-Up Bottling Company, Inc.
(Location: California) (Industry: bottled & canned soft drinks)

AGCO do Brasil
(Location: Canoas, Brazil) (Industry: industrial trucks & tractors)

Berlitz Language School
(Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil) (Industry: schools & educational services)

Cuisine Solutions Brasil Ltda.
(Location: Brasilia, Brazil) (Industry: food preparations)

Flytour Agencia de Viagens e Turismo Ltda.
(Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil) (Industry: transportation services)

Laboratorios Gross S.A.
(Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) (Industry: pharmaceutical preparations)

Nadir Figueiredo Industria E Comercio S.A.
(Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil) (Industry: glass containers)

STEMAC S/A - Geradores Eletricos
(Location: Porto Alegre, Brazil) (Industry: switchgear & switchboard apparatus)

Terra Networks Brasil S/A
(Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil) (Industry: miscellaneous apparel & accessories)

Ove Arup Partnership Limited
(Location: London, Great Britain) (Industry: engineering services)

Shiseido Japan
(Location: Tokyo, Japan) (Industry: real estate agents & managers)

The Miller Group
(Location: Edinburgh, Scotland) (Industry: industrial buildings & warehouses)

CUSTOMER MILESTONE

J.D. Edwards customer Atlas Copco Wagner Inc. recently went live on OneWorld(r) Xe, the latest release of OneWorld(r), featuring collaborative commerce technologies. Based in Portland, Ore., Atlas Copco Wagner is a worldwide supplier of four-wheel drive diesel and electric-powered articulated underground mining and construction vehicles, including Scooptrams(r) and mine trucks. The company manufactures more than 40 standard LHDs and trucks, as well as speciality haulage vehicles for coalmines. (http://www.atlascopcowagner.com/)

NEW PARTNERSHIP

BETTER VISIBILITY MEANS BETTER PLANNING:
J.D. EDWARDS SELECTS DATASWEEP AS COLLABORATIVE MANUFACTURING PARTNER
San Jose, Calif. (April 24, 2001) - J.D. Edwards is partnering with Datasweep Inc., the leading provider of real-time collaborative manufacturing solutions, to deliver integrated supply chain solutions to manufacturing companies in the high-tech electronics, telecommunications, optical component, contract manufacturing, and medical device industries. The partnership will provide enhanced collaboration solutions to J.D. Edwards customers to improve their supply chain efficiencies and manage the entire product lifecycle.
...MORE... http://www.datasweep.com/news/press.asp

ABOUT J.D. EDWARDS:
J.D. Edwards provides open-systems collaborative commerce solutions. The company's open solutions give organizations the freedom to choose how they assemble their internal applications and how they collaborate with partners and customers across the supply chain to increase competitive advantage. Founded in 1977, J.D. Edwards is headquartered in Denver. Additional information can be obtained by contacting the company via the Internet at www.jdedwards.com or at 0118 9091708.

CONTACTS:

Trevor Salomon
J.D. Edwards
Trevor_salomon@jdedwards.com
0118 909 1808

Cally Finch/Giles Peddy
The Weber Group Europe cfinch/gpeddy@webergroup.co.uk
020 7240 6189



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