“Atos Origin honoured as HP Business Partner of the Year 2008 in telecommunications”
Paris, 15 December 2008
Atos Origin, an international IT services company, has won HP's Communication and Media Solutions (CMS) Business Partner of the Year Award 2008 for its outstanding commitment to HP Software and HP's Communications and Media Solutions business group. The HP CMS Business Partner of the Year Awards highlight companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa Region that have excelled in sales, customer support, implementation and joint solution development of HP's CMS applications portfolio.
This year's awards ceremony took place in Vienna on 9th-11th December at the HP Communications World Conference, a flagship event setting out HP's strategy in this area for the year ahead. Atos Origin was recognized for its successful deployment of innovative all-IMS next generation IN platforms and solutions across several European affiliates of a leading international mobile operator. This solution leverages the convergent features, openness and scalability solution of HP's OpenCall Media Platform.
Atos Origin NGIN services are developed and carried out at its NGIN Center based in Madrid, Spain. Established in 1998, the NGIN Center currently employs more than 120 specialized engineers with in-depth knowledge and years of experience working with both SS7 signaling protocols, IP protocols, and JAIN SLEE technology. This Innovation, Research & Development Center provides support to global Telecommunications operators in the creation and roll-out of multimedia fixed-mobile convergent services.
Thierry Mileo, Senior Vice President Global Telecom Market at Atos Origin stated: “Winning this award for the second year is a recognition of our expertise in the Telecoms & Media market and of our capacity to deliver our clients leading-edge services that enable them to quickly generate new sources of revenues. Atos Origin will continue to work closely with HP to leverage the combination of the cutting edge HP OpenCall technology with Atos Origin Systems Integration capabilities, to offer all our customers the benefits from a flexible, open, robust and network agnostic carrier grade platform tailored to their needs."
Gary Dunn, Vice President Global Strategic Partnerships at Atos Origin concluded: “Atos Origin has a long-standing partnership with HP and is delighted to have received the 2008 Business Partner of the Year Award. It underlines the outstanding performance of our innovative solutions and continued commitment by both companies to a successful long-term collaboration. Atos Origin has been working with HP for many years and has deployed HP technology and software in all of the Group's core areas including managed operations, systems integration.”
With over 20 years experience and expertise in the telecommunication market, Atos Origin provides consulting, systems integration and outsourcing services to 350 customers including major telecom operators around the world. Atos Origin delivers innovative solutions that help telecoms, media and content service providers to address their key business issues, transform their IT systems, reduce costs and roll-out new functionalities. Atos Origin's expertise spans every aspect of the telecoms industry, including fixed and mobile fully convergent billing, next generation intelligent networks, innovative value-added services, as well as BSS and ERP outsourcing. The Group's turnover in the telecoms industry is close to €1 billion.
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 5.8 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 Worldline and Atos Consulting.
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