“Atos Worldline Technical Operations in France Earn AFAQ AFNOR ISO 9001:2000 Certification for Seventh Consecutive Year”
Paris – October 1st, 2007
For the seventh year running, the Technical Department of Atos Worldline, an Atos Origin company, has earned AFAQ AFNOR ISO 9001:2000 certification for all of its technical operations in France, thereby demonstrating its ability to guarantee continuously improved service quality for its customers.
The Atos Worldline Technical Department is responsible for managing and upgrading the infrastructure, technical architecture and software required to host client applications at its three high-security sites in France.
Atos Worldline leverages its technological expertise and hosting capacity to deliver efficient, custom-designed, end-to-end solutions that significantly optimize the cost of its customers' investments in secure electronic transactions, such as payment issuing, payment acquiring, CRM and eServices.
Backed by the ITIL models implemented in recent years, Atos Worldline is able to guarantee optimum service levels, both in technical and software integration and in follow-up and proactive response—all in a constant commitment to continuously improving its data production processes.
For the seventh consecutive year, all of the processes defined in the Atos Worldline Quality System, their interaction and, most importantly, their effectiveness have been certified to ISO 9001:2000 standards by AFAQ AFNOR auditors.
This ISO 9001:2000 certification guarantees Atos Worldline's ability to consistently provide solutions aligned with customer requirements and compliant with applicable regulations. In addition, it confirms the company's ability to satisfy its customers by efficiently deploying the Quality Management System as part of a continuous improvement process.
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.
Atos Worldline, an Atos Origin company
Atos Worldline is a major European player in the processing of high-volume electronic transactions, specialised in end-to-end payment services – issuing, acquiring and developing payment technology solutions – card processing, CRM and eServices (internet, voice and mobile services). With the focus on technological innovation, Atos Worldline implements its solutions in processing or integration mode.
The acquisition and integration of Banksys and Bank Card Company in December 2006 into Atos Worldline has created a European leader in Payment Services, with combined pro forma 2006 revenues of EUR 630 million and 4,000 employees.
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