“Atos Origin offers Full Service for Transaction Banking”

Hanover, 13th March 2002

IT service provider Atos Origin is proud to present its products, services and solution scenarios in a comprehensive offer for the evolving specialised global transaction banking market. In the area of "cross border and domestic payment transactions" particularly, Atos Origin offers a combination of banking sector expertise and an extensive portfolio of proven systems based on the Poseidon eBusiness Platform, which has been especially conceived for high volumes.

With this new offer for Global Transaction Banking, Atos Origin provides the new service providers with the opportunity to take over the complete back office processing of cashless payments for the retail banks. Atos Origin provides everything from consulting, system integration, hosting, outsourcing to business processing. The Poseidon product range contains all the necessary solutions to equip a service provider with everything it needs: e/mPayment, authorisation, billing, electronic purse, CRM, system management and call center, all of which run on the Poseidon e-Business Platform.

The Poseidon eBusiness Platform is currently the only one on the market able to provide the payment transaction applications run on it with the necessary performance able to process the high volumes associated with this mass business. In addition, the platform enables banks to implement their multi-channel strategies. The end customer is able to select their communication channel with the bank, whereby all the transactions run through the processing service provider's system. At the same time, the eBusiness Platform can be used to implement a cross selling strategy for the bank, initiated in co-operation with insurance companies, travel agencies, book sellers etc. Similar strategies can also be implemented for CRM.

Atos Origin is a leading IT and eBusiness service provider. It provides the complete spectrum of information technology consultancy and services for major companies and organisations. 27,000 employees world-wide deliver innovative solutions and strong sector experience to better manage the entire value network for companies and extended enterprises. The core areas of competence comprise management consulting, enterprise and eBusiness solutions and outsourcing. Atos Origin is present in over 30 countries and in 2000 generated sales of 2,8 billion Euro. The company is listed on the Paris stock exchange and has its operative headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Germany alone has 1,800 employees and sales of 225 million Euro.

Press Office Germany:
Bettina Lämmle
Tel.: +49 (0)7 11/73 77-3 11
Fax: +49 (0)7 11/73 77-5 09
eMail: Bettina.Laemmle@atosorigin.com