XRT participates in Interex Tour 2001, the first professional Internet tour initiated by www.interex.fr in partnership with Crédit Agricole and the Conseil Supérieur de l'Ordre des Experts-Comptables.

The national tour will focus on the local economy of small and medium businesses in some twenty cities throughout France from March to May 2001. The tour is designed to help companies understand the Internet and make more efficient use of their professional software applications.

Today’s new information and management technologies provide companies with powerful tools for growth and efficiency. To help them address these developments and assist them in finding solutions, Interex Tour 2001 will meet with thousands of small and medium businesses (SMBs) throughout France.

During the 21 stops along Interex Tour 2001, organized by the regional offices of Crédit Agricole, the seven participating partners* will demonstrate a range of skills and diversified solutions to local SMBs that address the needs and opportunities of the new economy.

Each of the partners will conduct individual workshops on the technologies they are developing. XRT will offer a workshop on treasury management and secure bank transactions over the Internet. The meetings will provide an opportunity for companies to speak directly with a specialist on the issues that concern them most.

(*)Answork, Apple, Conseil Supérieur de l'Ordre des Experts-Comptables, Crédit Agricole, Wanadoo Services Pro, ProXchange, and XRT.

For Interex Tour 2001, XRT will present :

. its new Collaborative Treasury Management solution, which optimizes cash flow operations, clearing, bank communications and signature management, secure financial transactions, and electronic payment methods

. a complete electronic payment solution developed by IBM and XRT that provides secure national and international transactions and includes hardware, software, and financing to meet the specific needs of SMBs.

If you would like to check the Tour schedule or enroll in a workshop, please visit : www.interextour.com.

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