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gedas Delivers on Global Web Initiatives with Day.

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IRVINE, Calif. & BASEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2003

Day Software (SWX:DAYN)(SWX:DIHZN), a leading provider of global content management software, today announced that gedas AG, the information technology subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group, employs Day's Communique as a corporate-wide content management platform. gedas selected Day's Communique to design and launch a series of new Internet, Intranet and Extranet initiatives. The first project phase will focus on gedas' corporate and country web sites.

"In addition to providing a powerful content infrastructure, Communique will provide content editors and website administrators with an easy to use tool that provides up-to-date content to a large number of international web sites, enabling us to easily maintain a consistent global brand," said Karim Khan, Project Manager at gedas.

Communique is an integrated content, portal and digital asset management framework that manages and unifies digital business information, applications, and processes through the Web. Communique's content-centric approach and its innovative ContentBus architecture transform entire global organizations into virtual enterprises, bringing together content from any system, regardless of location, language or platform. Communique is the only content management product shipping that has been developed completely on an enterprise-class, 100% Java, J2EE architecture.

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Backed by a powerful network of international teams, the global information technology service provider gedas develops, implements and operates individual IT solutions that serve to create value-adding potential for its customers' companies. gedas' unique brand of full-service solutions and its strong business process expertise have allowed the company to assume a leading position in the automotive and manufacturing industries and in the field of logistics processes. The wholly-owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group has a history of success in the information technology market that spans some 20 years. The Berlin-based gedas Group operates from over 50 locations in 13 different countries. With a workforce of approximately 5,000 employees, gedas achieved global revenues totaling EUR 619 million in the year 2002 -- 80 % of which were generated in the world's main automotive production centers.

About Day (

Day is a leading provider of integrated content, portal and digital asset management software. Day's technology Communique offers a comprehensive, rapidly deployable framework to unify and manage all digital business data, systems, applications and processes through the web. Communique's content-centric architecture, and its innovative ContentBus, turns the entire business into a virtual repository, bringing together content from any system, regardless of location, language or platform.

Day is an international company, founded in 1993, and listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange New Market (SWX:DAYN) since April 2000. Day's customers are some of the largest global corporations and include Audi, DaimlerChrysler, Deutsche Post World Net, General Electric, Intercontinental Hotels Group, McDonald's, UBS and Volkswagen.
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