“Renault Chooses Atos Origin to Host its 3 New Official and Business Websites: www.renault.com – www.renault.com.br – www.renault.es”

Paris, November 21, 2002

Just one year after choosing Atos Origin to host its first 3 eCommerce websites in France, Germany and the United Kingdom, Renault has extended its partnership with Atos Origin to host the manufacturer's official website as well as 2 new eCommerce websites in Brazil and Spain.

Two new eCommerce websites to be hosted by Atos Origin

In the spring of 2001, Renault inaugurated a new generation of websites dedicated to eCommerce, in order to provide its European clients with online access to its entire range of products and services. Renault called upon Atos Origin to host the sites www.renault.fr , www.renault.de, and www.renault.co.uk.
Just one year after opening these 3 eCommerce services, Renault has set up two new online sales websites, which Atos Origin was asked to host:

Atos Origin extends its hosting services to include Renault's official website
In addition to these new, international eCommerce sites, Renault has set up a new official website: www.renault.com. Hosted by Atos Origin and using the Microsoft environment, this website provides Internet users with information in French and English on:

  • The Group's presentation and array of products and services
  • Company news (press releases)
  • Financial and investors' information
  • Renault's job offers
  • Features on subjects related to the car industry (know-how, hobbies, etc.)
  • Discovery of the latest media campaigns

Renault / Atos Origin: A Technology Partnership
All of these sites are hosted on Atos Origin's Multimedia platform, which includes:

  • Advice to prime contractors on architecture and industrialization
  • Implementation of a specialized, safe and redundant technical hosting platform defined in collaboration with Renault

The specialized hosting service addresses daily and applicative management for the sites.

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology services provider. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations, including outsourcing and on-line services. In August 2002, Atos Origin acquired KPMG Consulting in the UK and The Netherlands, which now trade as Atos KPMG Consulting. The company generates annual revenues of EUR 3.3 billion and employs 30,000 staff in 30 countries. The Group's client list includes major companies such as ABN-Amro, Akzo-Nobel, Alstom, BNP Paribas, British Petroleum, Euronext, Fiat, ICI, ING, KPN, Lucent, Philips, Renault, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saudi Aramco, Shell, UBS-Warburg, Unilever, Vivendi Universal, Vodafone and Wolters Kluwer.

Atos Origin's Multimedia Division is specialized in design, development, integration and hosting of French and European foremost online applications : web sites, portals, market places, advanced phone services and mobile phone services.

Press Contacts:

Atos Origin
Anne de Beaumont
Tel: + 33 (0)1 49 00 96 42
Email: anne.debeaumont@atosorigin.com

Renault Press Office
Tel : +33 (0)1 41 04 64 69