“Atos Origin wins Oracle’s Partner of the Year Award for Applications”

Utrecht, 14 April 2005

Atos Origin has won the Oracle Partner of the Year 2005 Award for Applications. The Award is based on the following criteria: cooperation with Oracle, the willingness to invest in knowledge about Oracle products, innovative strength of Oracle-partners, joint market approach, and the speed of adoption of new versions of Oracle applications.

The Award was given to Atos Origin because it offers the following: end-to-end solutions; solid relationship; innovative solutions that Atos Origin has realized with Oracle; and mutual commitment.

“Atos Origin offers a large range of end-to-end solutions based on Oracle-applications, such as managed operations for the complete Oracle e-Business Suite environment. Atos Origin offers excellence and the account teams are completely dedicated on the Oracle-application platform. This dedication and focus on the future makes Atos Origin a strategic partner and we are happy to reward Atos Origin with the Partner of the Year 2005 Award”, explains a spokesperson from Oracle Netherlands.

Arnold Winkelman, Director Enterprise Solutions at Atos Origin is happy with this recognition: “The Oracle approach completely fits our working culture. Oracle is one of our strategic partners for a good reason.”

Atos Origin has combined its Oracle and Peoplesoft services into one Oracle/Peoplesoft service unit. A professional group of experts offers advice and support within the traditional product lines (E-Business Suite, Enterprise, EnterpriseOne/JD Edwards) and with future upgrade and migration strategies. Atos Origin is one of the biggest Oracle/Peoplesoft service providers in the Benelux with extensive knowledge and experience of large-scale implementations and in-depth knowledge about the products itself, including possibilities of management and outsourcing. The Oracle/Peoplesoft services unit of Atos Origin offers solutions for Finance, Human Resources Management, Supply Chain, Logistics, Customer Relationship Management and Campus Solutions.

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.