“Atos Origin and Intelliden form alliance in telecom sector to improve networks management services”

Menlo Park, CA, 12 September 2006

Intelliden Inc., a leading provider of standards-based network automation solutions, today announced an alliance with Atos Origin, an international IT services company The combination of Intelliden's industry-leading network automation software and Atos Origin's world-class systems integration service capabilities will enable customers to better manage their increasingly complex networks while accelerating the time-to-market of new services. The initial focus of the partnership will be on the European communications service provider, focusing on wide area IP networks market where the companies have active projects underway with leading operators across the community.

Forward looking Tier 1 service providers are rolling out IP networks to converge voice, data, video and other services onto one wide-area network. To achieve success, service providers must adopt network management best practices to drive operational efficiency, availability and security of these complex networks utilizing state of the art IP transport technologies. Intelliden's R-Series® software suite combined with Atos Origin's reach across the communications service provider sector, and its systems integration and change management expertise, provide customers with a complete solution for automating next generation networks to accelerate revenues and reduce operating expenses.

“Our customers are demanding the kinds of highly secure, highly automated and highly available IP networks that Intelliden helps create,” said Mark Becker, Managing Director, Telecoms Sector. “Communications service providers in particular are looking for more intelligent ways to manage the complexity of their mission critical networks. By utilizing the embedded intelligence of the Intelliden software, they can enhance productivity, improve compliance and security, automate network configurations and reduce costs. We see tremendous potential from the global service provider market and have already started projects with major European operators. This alliance compliments our other successful OSS network support alliances with European vendors."

“Atos Origin is one of the world's premier IT services organizations with an excellent track record and broad relationships across the communications service provider market,” said Tamara Steffens, Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Intelliden. “This partnership enhances our ability to support the most complex network automation needs of our customers and underscores the importance of providing comprehensive solutions for network automation.”

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 EUR 5.5 billion and it employs over 47,000 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, Atos Euronext Market Solutions, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

About Intelliden
Intelliden is the leading provider of standards-based network automation solutions to Communications Service Providers, Enterprises and Public Sector organizations. Intelliden's award-winning patented technology automates critical business processes such as configuration management, service activation, security and compliance management of heterogeneous IP devices. Only Intelliden provides solutions that combine the power of device modeling with 'zero touch network automation' to help organizations launch services faster, lower operational expenditure and consistently enforce network policies. For more information, visit www.intelliden.com.

For more information, please contact:

Anna Mitchell/ Margherita Bartocci
MS&L for Atos Origin
+44 20 7878 3135/ + 44 20 7878 3182
anna.mitchell@mslpr.co.uk / margherita.bartocci@mslpr.co.uk

José de Vries
Atos Origin
+ 33 1 55 91 24 53

Vanessa Land
Devonshire Marketing for Intelliden
+44 (0)870 242 7469