“CONSOB selected Atos Origin as its unique IT partner”
Milan, 25 September 2006
Atos Origin, a leading international IT services company, today announces that it has signed a three year renewable contract with CONSOB, the public authority responsible for regulating the Italian securities market, of a value of EUR 9 million. Atos Origin will be in charge of the IT services technical management, including software development and maintenance as well as end-user support.
CONSOB needed an IT partner to accompany it on a long term cooperation basis in order to support IT services delivery, while accelerating the introduction of new efficiency and effectiveness models, compliant with its institutional role.
The aim of this agreement is to entrust part of the IT services to a selected partner, while maintaining operational & technical control of infrastructure & IT processes and providing its employees with high quality tools, within strong budget constraints.
The tender process started in May and the contract was officially awarded to Atos Origin, after having been selected as exclusive bidder, for its capacity to guarantee all services & quality standards required by CONSOB, due to its complete service offering and global operations.
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.
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