“Atos Origin opens a new Offshore Center in Brazil”

São Paulo, 5 December 2007

Atos Origin, an international IT services company, today announced the inauguration of its new Offshore Delivery Center in Curitiba, Brazil. That is a result of more than 15 years of commitment and successful business in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The initiative supports Atos Origin‘s Transformation Plan focused on accelerating organic growth, improving efficiency and operating as a global company.

The new Offshore Delivery Center comprises the following services: Software Factory, Test Factory and Business Area Solutions to Telecom, Finance and Utilities verticals, beyond ERP demands.

The main goal of the new Offshore Center is to use an industrial methodology in systems development focusing on productivity, quality, accurate testing and costs reductions.

“The new Offshore Center shows the importance of Brazil in Atos Origin group's offshore strategy. From this moment on, companies with offshore demand may count on Brazil as a new option with quality, punctuality and good rates. Our clients can choose the best system development model, the complete one or though individual parts of the development chain”, states Sergio Bartoletti, CEO of Atos Origin South America.

Atos Origin is present in Brazil since 1991, counting with 2,000 employees.

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:
Ana Lúcia Brecco Phone : +55 11 5503 2878
abrecco@hillandknowlton.com

Patricia Grilli Phone: +55 11 2183 2015
patricia.grilli@atosorigin.com

Anne-Marie Capilla Phone: + 33 (0)1 55 91 20 52
anne-marie.capilla@atosorigin.com