Nuclear Power Specialist Replaces SAP With Agresso Business World to Manage Program of Change

June 14, 2011

SLIEDRECHT, The Netherlands and BRISTOL, England, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –

UNIT4 (http://www.unit4.com/), the world’s leading provider of business
software for Businesses Living IN Change (BLINC(TM)), today announced that it
has secured a new contract with nuclear power specialist Magnox Ltd. The
contract is worth approximately GBP2.5million in software and services to
UNIT4 and will see Magnox replace its SAP system and implement Route 66, the
latest version of UNIT4′s Agresso Business World ERP suite.

Magnox Ltd operates 10 of the UK’s first generation of nuclear power
stations on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority – including
Oldbury, the world’s oldest operating nuclear power station. As the sites
reach the end of their generating lives, Magnox is going through a transition
from being an electricity generator into being a nuclear decommissioning and
clean-up organization.

UNIT4 was selected because it would allow Magnox to adapt core systems
and processes in a timely and cost effective manner, to reflect the ongoing
programme of change across the organization.

“Like many organizations we are always looking to drive greater
efficiency, boost performance and make cost savings through our choice and
use of technology,” said Andrew Taylor, Head of Project Delivery for Magnox.
“We were feeling increasingly limited by our existing system as we could not
make the changes required at the speed of change we were experiencing.
Agresso Business World’s architectural design makes it simple to respond to
business change in the post-implementation phase, without spending or relying
on external consultants. It will interface with all our other systems,
including those used by our HR and commercial divisions and is essential for
managing the business through challenging times, enabling crucial business
process redesign. We’ll benefit from accurate and timely financial and
management information both now and in the future, while also reducing the
cost of change and the long term cost of ownership when compared to
reinvesting in the current system we use.

“In selecting UNIT4 we have found not only our solution of choice but
also a close and productive working partnership with the wider team.
Agresso’s Route 66 release is functionally advanced, change embracing, easy
to use and allows us to focus future upgrades in the area which we
specifically prioritise. In addition the UNIT4 team has impressed us with its
open and honest approach to the project. In fact we view UNIT4 as a trusted
advisor. The team knows our business and the wider environment and has helped
us find a solution that meets our needs today and for the future.”

Photography to accompany this announcement is available here

About UNIT4

UNIT4 (http://www.unit4.com/) is a global business software and services
company aimed at helping dynamic public sector, and commercial services
organizations to embrace change simply, quickly and cost effectively in a
market sector it calls ‘Businesses Living IN Change’ (BLINC)(TM). The Group
incorporates a number of the world’s leading change embracing software brands
including Agresso Business World (
http://www.unit4.com/products/agresso-business-world), our flagship ERP suite
for mid-sized services intensive organizations and Coda (
http://www.unit4.com/products/coda), our best-of-class financial management

With operations in 17 European countries, as well as 7 countries across
North America, Asia Pacific and Africa and sales activities in several other
countries, its revenue was EUR421.7 million in 2010. UNIT4 is headquartered
in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands and has over 4,000 employees. It is listed on
Euronext Amsterdam and is included in the Amsterdam Midcap Index (AMX). For
more information on UNIT4 or any of its operating companies, please visit the
website at http://www.unit4.com, follow us on Twitter @UNIT4_Group or

        Emma Hoyle
        Group PR Manager

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