“FCI outsources its Indian IT Operations to Atos Origin”

Bangalore, India, 27 August 2007

Collaboration provides access to Atos Origin's Strong Capabilities in meeting FCI's complex IT requirements Atos Origin, a leading IT services company, has signed an agreement with FCI, a leading manufacturer of connectors and interconnect solutions for a broad range of industrial applications to outsource its IT development center and support operations to Atos Origin.

FCI-ISC, FCI's Indian IT organization in Bangalore will become part of Atos Origin India's skilled workforce. After this transfer, Atos Origin will have to ensure business continuity and manage the Bangalore operations. It will provide IT services including applications development, applications management and infrastructure support to FCI's facilities worldwide.

“We selected Atos Origin as our partner because of its proven track record in offshore delivery of IT services” said Mr. Rafael Mathieu, Chief Information Officer of FCI.

“We are honoured to be selected by FCI as its outsourcing partner, showing confidence in Atos Origin's depth of experience and expertise in managing complex IT projects involving systems integration, applications development and infrastructure support” said Mr. Neoh K C, CEO of Atos Origin, Asia Pacific. “We look forward to working with FCI to deliver reliable and cost effective IT solutions to support its global IT requirements.”

After completion of people and asset transfer, Atos Origin plans to expand the Bangalore operation as part of its Hub and Satellite strategy. This expansion strategy is in line with Atos Origin's plan to grow its India operations headcount to 5,600 by 2009. Currently, it has operations in Mumbai, Kolkata and New Delhi providing IT outsource and offshore support, systems integration, applications development, facilities maintenance and infrastructure support.

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international consulting and 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 EUR 5.4 billion and it employs 50,000 people in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos Euronext Market Solutions, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.
In Asia Pacific, Atos Origin has its regional headquarters in Singapore and has over 3,000 employees in 9 countries servicing clients in Financial Services; Discrete Manufacturing; Telecom & Utilities; Process Industries; CPG/Retail and Public Sector. Atos Origin Asia Pacific is a top 50 IT company in ZDNet Asia's Top Tech Index 2006/7; and amongst the top-25 enterprise players in the FinTech 100, according to Financial Insights (an IDC company).

Atos Origin India has over 1900 employees spread across its five facilities in Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata and has achieved Level 5 of the Software Engineering Institute's (SEI) Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) and ISO/IEC 27001 certification.

About FCI
With operations in 30 countries and sales of 1.3 billion euros in 2006, FCI is a leading manufacturer of connectors. Its 13,500 employees are committed to providing customers with high-quality, innovative products for a wide range of consumer and industrial applications.

For more information, please contact :

Atos Origin India
Milind Kamat
MD, Atos Origin India
+91 9820136644
Atos Origin Asia Pacific
Vivien Goh
VP, Marketing Communications
+65 6832 2617