“Atos Origin Chosen by Dell in a Consortium to Deliver Global Managed Services to Philips”

Paris– 2 December, 2004

Atos Origin signed a five-year contract with Dell to deliver a global desktop/LAN managed services program for Philips. Dell has been chosen as the prime contractor and carries the responsibility of the entire program. Atos Origin is responsible for all desktop management services such as remote 2nd line competence center, LAN/server/printer management, application services and helpdesk support.

“This strategic win demonstrates the capabilities of Atos Origin in the extremely competitive desktop marketplace in which it will deliver global desktop services for the first time on such a large scale. We are delighted that Dell has chosen us as their partner in this consortium. The worldwide roll-out involves 75,000 workplaces, across more than 60 countries,” declares Bernard BOURIGEAUD, CEO of Atos Origin.

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology (IT) services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues are more than EUR 5 billion and it employs 45,000 people in 50 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and its clients include ABN AMRO, Akzo Nobel, Alstom, BNP Paribas, Ericsson, EDF, Euronext, Fiat, France Telecom, ING, KPN, Philips, Renault, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saudi Aramco, Schlumberger, Shell, Standard Chartered Bank, Telecom Italia, UK Department for Work and Pensions, Unilever, Vivendi Universal and Vodafone.

Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Euronext Premier Marché and trades as Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline, Atos Consulting.