“Atos Origin opens a new office in León strenghthening its presence in Castilla León region”

León, Madrid 15 March 2007

Atos Origin, a leading international Information Technology services company, today opens a new office in León, further strengthening its presence in the area. Atos Origin has had offices in León for more than 20 years and today employs more than 70 people. Castilla León is an important region for
Atos Origin and it intends to increase the number of employees to more than 200
by the end of 2008.

From this new office, Atos Origin will design and manage new projects for both private and public sector organisations in Spain and world-wide. The company is now focussing on growing its business in the León Castilla region and has recently started discussions with the León Association of Information and Communications Technology Businesses.
By working together, the two organisations aim to support and promote the León technology companies and the development of its professionals. It will also help local companies to identify competitive advantages and create new technological and business strategies that will enable them to compete more effectively on the Spanish market as well as throughout the rest of the world.

Atos Origin already has a software factory in the Boecillo Technology in Valladolid, where it employs 150 staff. This software factory has been built to serve clients in the telecommunications, automotive, finance, and health sectors in Spain and across Europe.

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 5.4 billion and it employs 50,000 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.

For more information, please contact:
Anne-Marie Capilla
+ 33 1 55 91 20 52