“Atos Origin signs new contract with KPN”
Utrecht, 10 March 2008
Atos Origin, an international IT services company, has signed a new 3 year contract with KPN to be the System Integrator for Enterprise Application Integration and Delivery Orchestration. Atos Origin will help KPN integrate its new simplified IT infrastructure and manages the delivery of KPN's product portfolio. The significant contract underlines KPN's ‘Back to Growth' strategy for 2008-2010 in which innovation of the IT infrastructure is one key element.
This new contract further extends the longstanding relationship between Atos Origin and KPN that dates back to 2001 and under which Atos Origin is delivering datacenter, end user, system integration, consultancy and application maintenance services for KPN in The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.
Jan Muchez, CIO at KPN says: “KPN focuses its strategy on ‘back to growth' and consequently chooses partners that meet its high standards. Over the years Atos Origin has shown a proven track record in its consulting and systems integration activities, and we are looking forward to further strengthening and continuing our relationship. Together with Atos Origin we plan to enhance the output of our IT infrastructure and consequently reduce costs while increasing speed of transactions”.
Rob Pols, CEO at Atos Origin Netherlands concludes: “This new agreement shows KPN's confidence in our long-term commitment to help them realize their business goals. The telecommunications industry is one of our key markets and I am confident we can manage the complex transfer of KPN's Enterprise Application services to deliver: reduced costs and increased agility”.
Atos Origin has more than 20 years experience and annual revenues close to € 1billion in the telecom and media industries. Through its team of local experts and continuously evolving portfolio of services, Atos Origin offers an end-to-end approach to IT services. It delivers consulting, systems integration and managed operations services that enable its customers to grow their business, reduce costs and increase efficiency and revenue.
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 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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