“Atos Origin and SAP: excellence and innovation for a winning partnership”

Milan, Italy, February 21st, 2005

SAP now has over 1500 successful installations world-wide, more than 120 in Italy alone

Atos Origin, SAP Global Services Partner and SAP Global Hosting Partner, will once again act as main sponsor of SAPForum ‘05, which will take place on February 23rd and 24th at the trade fair centre in Milan, Italy.

Atos Origin has a vast portfolio of international projects and know-how developed in over ten years experience on completion of over 120 full implementation projects in Italy alone, supported by the experience of 350 dedicated professionals. Present at SAPForum '05, the company will showcase outstanding case studies and significant solutions recently implemented for clients such as Caleffi, Sibeg and Treccani, focussing on the following approach: “Using advanced outsourcing models to rationalise costs”.

Daniel Lanaro, Atos Origin Systems Integration Director in Italy, comments: “Our in-depth knowledge of the world of SAP, boosted by experience in all of the most significant market sectors and with small and medium-sized enterprises, today enables us to provide a custom-tailored response to the needs of all our clients thanks to our preconfigured solutions and products and an achievement-oriented approach covering the entire project life cycle. During this event, Atos Origin will also present, in the field of outsourcing services, forms of "co-management" of the technological/application portfolio and the SAP solution, offering an innovative approach and model known as “Next Generation Application Management”.

Present at a booth in Hall 14, Atos Origin will showcase its Enterprise Portal, Human Resources, Business Intelligence, Warehouse Management and Product Lifecycle Management solutions as well as preconfigured solutions for vertical markets and small and medium-sized enterprises.

The following presentations will be made in parallel sessions, featuring testimonials:

Wednesday February 23rd, Sala Parallela 2
From 13.00 to 14.00, Fulvio Masuero, Application Management Domain Manager Atos Origin on “Models and instruments to optimize the management of the SAP system and maximize the results”
From 15.00 to 16.00, Giovanni Monti, CFO Caleffi
“Strategic and operative planning at CALEFFI”

Thursday February 24th, Sala Parallela 2
From 14.30 to 15.30, Massimo Bray, Treccani Editorial Director
“SET, TRECCANI's editorial system”

Thursday February 24th, Teatro Mercati 1
From 15.30 to 16.30, Natale Lia, Sibeg Production Director
“SIBEG : from pre configuration to integrated traceability”

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.

Press Contacts
Marco Maccarini
Tel: +39 0125 810218
Email: marco.maccarini@atosorigin.com

Paola Sinigaglia
Tel: +39 02 667 222 09
Email : paola.sinigaglia@atosorigin.com