“Cognos names Atos Origin UK Services Partner of the Year”

London, 21 May 2007

Atos Origin, an international IT services company, was named UK Services Partner of the Year at Cognos' annual Customer and Partner Summit in Florida last week. The award recognises Atos Origin's successful track record of implementing Cognos solutions for performance management to provide clients with a consistent view of past performance, and the ability to maximise future performance.

As a Cognos Platinum Consulting Partner, Atos Origin delivers world-class, enterprise-wide solutions around business intelligence, scorecarding, and planning for delivering performance management successfully.

Speaking at the Cognos Partner Summit, Graham Walter, VP – UK, Middle East and South Africa for Cognos Limited, said, “I am delighted to present Atos Origin with the award for UK Services Partner of the Year 2007. The award recognises the commitment that the company has made to train its teams on Cognos and its track record of successful implementations.”

In response, Andrew Stevenson, Head of Centres of Excellence for Atos Origin, said “Atos Origin is dedicated to working with and growing our partner community within which Cognos has been a major partner for a number of years. We are pleased to accept this award, which is a testament to the technical skills and business knowledge of our team.”

Atos Origin's extensive consulting and system integration experience delivers deep industry knowledge which, when coupled with Cognos' world-leading corporate performance management (CPM) platform, enables Atos Origin to help elevate client performance to gain competitive advantage.

The award programme is designed to recognise Cognos Partners who have excelled in developing their partnership and mutual business by providing quality products, solutions and services to its customers.

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 over 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, contact:
Caroline Crouch
Atos Origin