Press Release: August 27, 2009
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Netherlands’ Telfort Selects EDS, an HP Company, to Help Grow Its Business with Increased Technology Efficiency

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2009

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EDS, an HP company, todayannounced that Telfort, a mobile telecommunications company in theNetherlands offering both mobile and fixed line telecommunicationservices (Internet and VoIP), has signed a five-year technologyinfrastructure and applications services agreement to help Telefortgrow its business while improving quality and reducing operationalcosts.

Under the terms of theagreement, EDS will manage the development and operation ofTelfort’s applications and infrastructure, amongst others toprovide the company with improved agility and cost performance. AsTelfort’s service integrator, EDS also will act as a single pointof contact.

“In order for Telfort togrow our business in the low-cost wireless segment, it is necessaryto adopt a cost leadership strategy and become more efficient,”said Marco Visser, chief executive officer at Telfort BV. “Bypartnering with EDS, we will be able to streamline our organizationfor efficiency, providing us the opportunity to focus on new areasfor growth.”

EDS will provide applicationsmanagement services for Telfort’s critical business softwareapplications, including new customer care and billing solutionsfocused on enhancing the customer experience. EDS also will managethe underlying infrastructure, including the networkand data center, and provide service management and service deskservices.

“With an adaptiveinfrastructure, Telfort can focus on its core business activitiesand continue to innovate with new products and services whilemaintaining a cost-efficient technology infrastructure,” said PeterOverakker, vice president of General Western Europe at EDS, an HPcompany. “EDS’ and HP’s unrivaled experience and processes combinedwith our commitment to service delivery excellence will helpTelfort resolve complex technology issues efficiently to improvebusiness operations.”

AboutTelfort

Telfort is a Dutch supplierof mobile telecom services and internet. Telfort targets consumersand business customers and offers simple, easy-to-understand andinexpensive services. The products are offered by self-owned shops,kiosks, the Telfort internetshop (http://www.telfort.nl) andtelecom specialized stores. Telfort uses the networks of KPN andthe ADSL-network of KPN and Telfort. Since 2005, Telfort has been aKPN subsidiary.

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EDS, an HP company, is aleading global technology services provider, delivering businesssolutions to its clients. EDS founded the information technologyoutsourcing industry nearly 50 years ago. Today, EDS delivers abroad portfolio of information technology, applications andbusiness process outsourcing services to clients in themanufacturing, financial services, healthcare, communications,energy, transportation, and consumer and retail industries, and togovernments around the world.

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