“Atos Origin Implements its D&M Press Connect Plus Content Management and Editorial Production System for the Spanish Official State Journal (BOE)”

Madrid, May 16, 2005

After successfully starting production, Atos Origin moves forward by implementing new functions to its solution Atos Origin, a leading international IT services company, has implemented its D&M Press Connect Plus content management and editorial production system for the Spanish Official State Journal (Boletín Oficial del Estado – BOE).

The journal now benefits from a wide range of improved functions in relation to the previous editing and production solution. New functions have been added that are adapted to recent requirements made by the government agency, allowing it to benefit from powerful production and editing capabilities during the development of its various publications.

The Spanish Official State Journal is a government agency, attached to the President's Office, responsible for printing, distributing and selling the Official Journal and the Chamber of Trade and Industry Official Journal, printing indices and compilations of legal documents and carrying out official printing work as requested by Ministerial departments, agencies and other government bodies.

D&M Press Connect Plus represents technological evolution, providing new capabilities and facilitating simple and powerful integration with other publishing and communication systems used by BOE (electronic publishing) and during the printing process (rotary press). In addition, the use of standard, accessible technology, such as XML and PDF files, enables rapid content recycling.

This content can be used to develop value-added products that meet society's demands for additional information and new communication methods.

Specifically developed for editing and producing journals and newsletters for Autonomous Regions, County Councils, Town Councils, and other such government agencies, D&M Press Connect Plus removes the need for numerous repetitive, manual procedures and enhances the work and editorial management flow, making work easier for users and managers.

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 over 46,000 people in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international blue-chip companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

For more information:
Antonio Ferreiro
Atos Origin
Tel. +34 91 440 88 00