“Atos Origin Signs Agreement with EASY SOFTWARE to Provide Data Archiving Solutions to Global SAP™ R/3® Customer Base”

Great Valley, PA (November 29, 2000)

EASY's solutions complement Atos Origin's end-to-end system integration services

EASY SOFTWARE, the second largest worldwide developer of data archiving and document management solutions for the SAP™ R/3® environment, today announced that Atos Origin signed an agreement to provide its customers with EASY's suite of document management and data archiving software. Atos Origin, one of the world's largest SAP integrators, has more than 2,500 SAP experts.

Through this partnership, Atos Origin enhances its existing offerings by providing an integrated document management and data archiving solution designed to improve processes and optimize system resources.

"The archiving and quick retrieval of key business documents and data is a critical function for many of our SAP customers. EASY's comprehensive software suite will free up their system resources and make all information readily available," said Rob Mol, Executive Vice President of Atos Origin in North America. "Since all of EASY's products are SAP interface certified, our customers can maximize the benefits of their SAP investment."

"Atos Origin has worked in the SAP environment for more than two decades," said Lynn Hogg, President of EASY SOFTWARE INC. "Their knowledge of strategic and operational implementation, which improves business results and offers new growth potential to its customers, makes them an ideal addition to EASY's partner network."

EASY SOFTWARE's Partner Program is designed to make data archiving and document management available to SAP customers through its extensive, worldwide network. The company's methodology is to make data archiving quick, affordable, and justifiable to the end user, thereby reducing the costs and difficulty normally associated with similar document management and data archiving processes.

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin, a leading information technology services provider, enables clients to turn their objectives into value-driven results through effective use of e-business and IT solutions. The company's 27,000 employees deliver innovative solutions and strong industry experience to better manage the entire value network for companies and extended enterprises. Atos Origin currently operates in 33 countries worldwide, with sales of $2.4 billion ($US) in 1999. Customers include ABN-Amro, Akzo Nobel, BNP Paribas, Cegetel / Vivendi, Crédit Lyonnais, Euronext, FIAT, ICI, Lucent Technologies, Philip Morris, Philips, Shell, and Unilever.

EASY SOFTWARE INC., a subsidiary of EASY SOFTWARE AG, is located in Great Valley, Pennsylvania. The company has over 5,500 corporate customers worldwide and is publicly traded on the Frankfurt Neuer Markt. EASY SOFTWARE is one of the leading developers of full-text data archiving and document management solutions for the SAP™ R/3®, Lotus Notes, and corporate imaging markets. All EASY SOFTWARE products have been fully tested and interface certified by SAP since 1996 covering all current R/3 versions including R/3 4.6 with Content Server. www.easy-software.net


Mr. Lynn R. Hogg

Ms. Lysianne Buie
Marketing Manager
Atos Origin
416-798-1125 x4467

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