“Atos Origin Renews 3 year supplier contract with Lucent Technologies”

Paris – December 7, 2004

Atos Origin has renewed a 3 year contract with Lucent Technologies to supply its MARBEN™ Products to develop and maintain Management Plan and Signalling features for Lucent's SONET, SDH, and DWDM optical equipment.

Through this worldwide contract, Atos Origin expands on a relationship it started with Lucent Technologies in the beginning of the 1990s. At the time, Atos Origin was supplying components for SDH and SONET-specific features and has now moved to MPLS oriented technologies.

Atos Origin is proud of the long-term relationship it has with Lucent and now enhances its leadership as a supplier for the Optical equipment manufacturers of Management, Signalling and Control plan solutions » explain François GRUAU, Telecom Business Development Director, Atos Origin.

MARBEN™ Products: a leading line of telecommunication software solutions
MARBEN™ Products is a line of telecom software products developed by Atos Origin and dedicated to telecom providers. The MARBEN™ Products line includes world-class solutions such as OSI, IP, GR.253, GMPLS protocol suites for SONET, SDH, DWDM, OTN network management, ASN.1 tools and CDR Collection. For more than 15 years, Atos Origin provides worldwide its MARBEN™ Products for companies that require the highest quality and support from their suppliers. Atos Origin has extensive experience in porting its software technology to a wide variety of platforms ranging from mainframe and desktop systems to small embedded computers. The MARBEN™ Products are already deployed on hundred thousands network elements worldwide and widely used by major Telecom providers including Alcatel, Cegetel, Ciena, EDB Telesciences, HP, IBM, KPN, Logica CMG, Lucent Technologies, Motorola, Nortel Networks, Siemens, Sprint, SUN, Telecordia, Telefonica, Tellabs, Thales …
For more information on the MARBEN™ product line, visit its Web site at http://www.marben-products.com

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology 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 operates under the trade names Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

Contact for Press:
Anne de Beaumont Tel +33 (0)1 55 91 24 15 anne.debeaumont@atosorigin.com