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IFS Glows Amidst The Mid-Market Gloom
By continuing to grow faster than many others, and by even reverting to profits, IFS has been defending the pride of quite beleaguered Tier 2 & 3 applications

xsse ifs  August 24, IFS AB (XSSE:IFS), a Swedish mid-market enterprise applications vendor, reported upbeat results for the second quarter of fiscal 2001 amidst a prevailing gloom within the Tier 2 & 3 vendors. After four consecutive losing quarters, IFS was pleased to report Q2 2001 profits of ~$2 million after net financial items, compared with a loss of ~$10 million for the corresponding period in 2000 (See Figure 1). Total revenue increased by 62% to ~$84 million, compared with ~$52 million for Q2 2000.

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