“Atos Origin and ING-DiBa extend card processing contract”
Frankfurt am Main, June 16th 2008
Atos Worldline, an Atos Origin Company specialized in the processing of high-volume electronic transactions, and ING-DiBa, one of Europe's largest online banks, today announce the extension of their card processing contract until 2012. In addition to the extension of this 10-year business relationship between both companies, Atos Worldline has also been entrusted with the processing of all VISA cards handled by the German based bank.
Further to this contract's extension, Atos Worldline is today in charge of the technical processing of all ING-DiBa credit and debit cards on its card management platform. The Group's VISA card portfolios have now also been transferred to the Atos Worldline system. This transfer has been carried out within only four months.
"During our long collaboration, the flexibility and innovation of Atos Worldline have consistently convinced us first and foremost. For the short term changeover of processing projects, Atos Worldline is simply the ideal partner", stated Otto Höhne, the manager responsible for the card division in ING-DiBa in backing the extension of the contractual relationship.
"Customer satisfaction and the continuity of the customer relationship are our highest priority. We are then very pleased to further accompany the development of ING-DiBa, one of our fastest growing customers", adds Thomas Maaß, Atos Worldline's Business Unit Manager Banking & Finance Central Europe.
ING-DiBa is Europe's largest direct bank which offers private customers a complete portfolio of financial services. Its core products include current accounts, share dealing, consumer loans and mortgages. ING-DiBa customers benefit from especially attractive conditions since all services are available on the Internet, by phone or by mail.
More at: www.ing-diba.de
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.
Atos Worldline, an Atos Origin company
Atos Worldline is a major European IT player in the processing of high-volume electronic transactions. It specialises in end-to-end payment services including issuing, acquiring and developing payment technology solutions; card processing; CRM & eServices (internet, voice and mobile services). With the focus on technological innovation, Atos Worldline implements its solutions in processing or integration mode. Atos Worldline generates annual revenues of EUR 654 million and employs over 4,000 people.
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