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WHITTMAN-HART ACQUIRES U.K.-BASED ORACLE SOLUTIONS PROVIDER

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<div> <P> Fulcrum Solutions Doubles Whittman-Hart's U.K. Presence, Extends New York Metro Capabilities </P> <P> Chicago - Whittman-Hart, Inc. (Nasdaq: WHIT), a leading provider of enterprise-wide e-Business solutions for fast-growing and middle-market companies, today announced the acquisition of Fulcrum Solutions Ltd., an independent provider of e-Business solutions that specializes in Oracle technology and applications. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. </P> <P> Headquartered in London, Fulcrum has offices in Manchester, England; Edinburgh, Scotland, and New York City. The company's 165 employees deliver Oracle-based e-Business solutions including customer relationship management; enterprise-wide Internet transaction systems in sales and marketing, manufacturing, financials and human resources; business intelligence, and data migration and integration. </P> <P> The acquisition more than doubles the size of Whittman-Hart's European operations, expands the branch network with an office in Scotland and bolsters the Company's e-Business offerings by adding more Oracle solutions expertise in the U.S. and the U.K. Oracle is one of the world's largest database software companies and a leader in Internet technology implementations. </P> <P> &amp;quot;With this acquisition, Whittman-Hart is now the U.K.'s leading e-Business solutions provider for the mid-market,&amp;quot; said Robert Bernard, Whittman-Hart Chairman and CEO. &amp;quot;We have strengthened our capacity to integrate business strategy with marketing insight and Web-enabled technologies to give our U.K. clients a competitive advantage in the new economy.&amp;quot; </P> <P> &amp;quot;Merging with Whittman-Hart provides our clients a comprehensive range of innovative enterprise-wide e-Business solutions,&amp;quot; said Steve Anderson, Fulcrum co-founder. &amp;quot;The breadth and depth of Whittman-Hart's e-Business solutions -- including Envision, Engage, Empower, Extend,&amp;#153; -- also give our employees diverse new career development opportunities. We interviewed many larger firms but chose to merge with Whittman-Hart because we are excited about the firm's position in Europe as a premier enterprise-wide e-Business solutions provider for emerging and middle-market companies and its solid reputation in the U.S.&amp;quot; </P> <UL> <LI>About Whittman-Hart </UL> <P> Headquartered in Chicago, Whittman-Hart helps clients improve marketplace performance by creating the essential connections between business and technology. In 1999, FORTUNE ranked Whittman-Hart as one of America's Fastest-Growing Companies. In 1998 and 1997, Forbes named Whittman-Hart one of the 200 Best Small Companies in America. In 1998, Standard &amp;amp; Poor's added the Company to its S&amp;amp;P SmallCap 600 Index. Whittman-Hart has approximately 3,900 employees in 22 branch offices throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. Its Web site is www.whittman-hart.com . </P> <UL> <LI>About Fulcrum Solutions </UL> <P> Founded in 1997, privately held Fulcrum Solutions is the United Kingdom's leading independent provider of Oracle-based e-Business solutions. Fulcrum has gained a reputation for excellence by helping clients improve performance through Internet-based solutions such as e-Business strategy and architecture, integrating back-office systems with Web-enabled applications to create enterprise-wide solutions, and business intelligence. The company's web site is <A target="_blank" href="http://www.fulcrumsolutions.com">http://www.fulcrumsolutions.com</A> . </P> </div>

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