“Atos Origin in charge of the Full IT Application and Infrastructure Outsourcing for Piaggio”

Milan/Rome, 19 April 2005

Atos Origin, a leading international Information Technology services provider, has been chosen by Piaggio, one of the world's leading manufacturers of motorised two wheelers and leader of the European market in this sector, as its reference partner in a five-year outsourcing agreement.

The partnership, result of Atos Origin “design, build & operate” approach, works out in a period of strong renewal and fast transformation for Piaggio and is based on the capacity for joint identification of an evolutionary process and a set of innovative, reliable solutions, while maintaining a high level of efficiency and economic competitiveness.

The contract refers to the supply of full outsourcing services, as well as to the migration of the existing IT systems to the SAP environment. In a next phase, these services will be extended to the company's Spanish controlled company Derbi and to its American subsidiary.

Under this agreement, Atos Origin will manage Piaggio's following application and infrastructure areas:

  • IBM Mainframe and SNA network
  • Global SAP environment
  • Workstations and departmental servers
  • Help Desk

Atos Origin has also been entrusted with other IT projects, including the experimentation of the Voice Over IP – VOIP platform.

Atos Origin IT infrastructure and application management services are fully effective and perfectly in line with the project plan. The scope of the operation has increased extending the number of the indicators associated to service levels and raising its target goals. All the services have been delivered in total compliance with the agreed service level agreement (SLA).

This success is due to Atos Origin ability to implement services and solutions, on time, to specification with the client, and within budget.

The partnership with Piaggio promises interesting perspectives of growth and further joint opportunities related to Piaggio's specific dynamics of development, renewal and growth.

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.

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