SunGard Holds First European-wide Client Conference

Prague, Czech Republic. – June 3, 2003 – At its European client conference in Prague this week, SunGard (NYSE:SDS) gathered more than 300 executives from leading financial services institutions and corporations. For the first time, SunGard combined its various European user groups and client conferences into one meeting around the theme ‘New Rules for Profitability: Operational Efficiency.’

In the general session, executives from ABN AMRO, Ceskoslovenska obchodni banka (CSOB), Lear Corporation and Nextra Investment Management recounted how their organizations have achieved operational efficiencies utilizing SunGard’s leading solutions including BancWare, Credient, Decalog and Quantum.

In his opening remarks, Till Guldimann, SunGard’s vice chairman, commented, "Three forces are redefining the current business environment: relentless advances in information technology, tighter integration of business processes and increased dependence on real-time electronic information. These changes create significant opportunities for leaders and for customers efficiency has often replaced growth as the primary management objective."

In his welcoming address, Ludek Niedermayer, vice governor of the Czech National Bank, stated, "Just a little bit longer than 10 years from the collapse of the communist regime in Central Europe, countries like the Czech Republic are at the threshold of entry into the European Union. The integration of Central European economies into the wider EU should provide fresh stimulus to European growth."

One of the highlights of the conference was an evening gala held in the Zofin Palace on the banks of the river Vltava. Platinum sponsors of the SunGard Europa conference were Intel and Sun Microsystems, while other sponsors included FT Interactive Data, IBM, Microsoft and Sybase.

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