ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 28, 2000 (BUSINESS WIRE)— GE Power Systems announced today the completion of a strategic partnership with iMedeon, Inc., which will expand GE’s service offerings into Mobile Workforce Management systems.

iMedeon is a provider of web and wireless based software applications for Mobile Workforce Management, predominantly serving the Energy and Telecommunications industries. This agreement permits GE Power Systems affiliates to market and sell iMedeon’s technology offerings in the emerging field services market.

The iMedeon technology enables GE Power Systems Energy Management Services businesses, particularly GE Smallworld and GE Harris Energy Control Systems, to extend enterprise software systems.

iMedeon products provide configurable, wireless mobile computing solutions for work order management, work optimization, computer-aided dispatch and worker performance analysis. iMedeon’s software suite, iM:Work, wirelessly connects field crews with the right skills, equipment, parts, and proximity to the work location.

“This relationship with iMedeon is very strategic in fulfilling our vision of providing a full breadth of high-tech IT solutions for our customers while expanding our e-commerce strategy with web-enabled products that reach field services groups,” commented Steve Bolze, President and General Manager of GE Energy Management Services.

“Today, GE offers one of the most comprehensive and innovative offerings of network management solutions for distributed assets. iMedeon’s products extend our portfolio beyond systems for transmission, distribution, and outage management to now offering productivity solutions for field service management.”

Joe Mediate, CEO and Founder of iMedeon, noted “It is a tremendous validation of iMedeon for GE to represent and distribute our products in the global marketplace. Their unmatched industry expertise and customer knowledge in utilities, transportation, communication, and high-tech manufacturing let us reach and serve customers around the world.”

About iMedeon, Inc.
iMedeon, Inc. is the leading provider of Web-based, Wireless Applications for Mobile Workforce Management, empowering organizations with solutions for increased productivity, constant communication, and higher customer satisfaction. iM:Work, iMedeon’s software suite, dramatically improves cross-organizational performance through field service optimization.

Field service performance is a crucial competitive factor for telecommunications, utility, healthcare, and technology industries. iM:Work won a 2000 JAVA Technology Achievement Award for Enterprise Applications. iMedeon’s wireless solutions support any mobile network or appliance, such as Web phones, PDA’s, and Windows devices. iMedeon clients include Nextel Communications, Verizon Wireless, Powertel, Novamed, JEA, and Detroit Water & Sewer. For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.iMedeon.com.

About GE Power Systems
GE Power Systems (www.gepower.com) is a supplier of power generation technology, energy services and management systems with 2000 revenue estimated at $15 billion.