“Atos Origin presents its electronic invoicing offer at the European EXPP Summit 2006”

Frankfurt/Main, 20 September 2006

Atos Worldline, an Atos Origin Company, will be present at the EXPP Summit 2006 from 25thto 27th September 2006 in Berlin, Germany. At this event which gathers key solutions, latest technology developments, offerings and players of the E-invoicing business in Europe, Atos Worldline will showcase the latest developments of its e-invoicing solution Worldline Invoice.

In order to simplify the B2B electronic transactions for its European clients, Atos Worldline offers its electronic signature and legal archiving solution – Worldline Invoice – which runs on a unique collaborative web platform across all the European countries. Atos Worldline's clients have a single provider that is able to deploy an electronic signature system in Europe with the level of security required by the different local tax authorities.

With a data handling capacity of more than one million invoices per month, Worldline Invoice is the leading EBPP (Electronic Billing Presentment and Payment) European platform operating 24/7. It is compliant with the regulations of 14 European countries and is currently being rolled out in another twelve countries, with an interface tailored to each country's language and laws.

Atos Worldline solution covers: PKI and advanced electronic signature; country qualified certification; proof of invoice authenticity and integrity; control of the electronic signature; and archiving of the electronically signed invoice and control report for 10 years. The solution also integrates a web platform that enables efficient retrieval of archived records.

A major client of Atos Worldline in the e-invoicing sector, IATA (International Air Transport Association), will give a lecture on 25 September on “the way to optimise the purchase-to-pay cycle”. Frédéric Léger, E-Invoicing Services Manager for IATA will share its successful experience with Atos Worldline for the deployment of its e-invoicing service in Europe.

On September 27th, Etienne Plouvier, E-Invoice Manager at Atos Worldline will present Worldline Invoice offering at the unique European E-invoicing operators forum, “Service Operator”.

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 5,5 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.

Atos Worldline, an Atos Origin company - Atos Worldline is a major European player in the processing of large-volume electronic exchanges, specialising in electronic payment services, CRM and e-services (internet, voice and mobile services). With the focus on technological innovation, Atos Worldline implements its solutions in processing or integration mode. Atos Worldline has 2,600 employees in Europe and has an annual turnover of €400 million.

For further information:

Anja Müller
Tel.: +49 (0)69 6657-1401
Emilie Moreau
Tel: +33 1 55 91 24 74