“Atos Origin awarded SAP® Pinnacle Award”
Berlin, Paris, 20 May 2008
Global Partner Award recognizes SAP Partners that made exemplary contributions to the SAP's ecosystem
Atos Origin, an international IT services provider, today announced that it has been awarded an SAP® Global Pinnacle Award in the area Outsourcing Hosting. SAP Pinnacle Awards were granted to leading SAP partners that have excelled in enhancing the customer experience by teaming with SAP to help customers address critical issues such as accelerating innovation and improving return on investment. Winners were selected based on nominations received from partners and SAP employees. Atos Origin received the award at a special awards ceremony held on the eve of SAPPHIRE® Berlin, SAP's international customer conference being held May 19 – 21.
Iain Boag, Senior Vice President Global Alliances at Atos Origin said: ”Atos Origin is a long term global SAP partner and we work extensively with clients on SAP implementations and full lifecycle support. We are delighted to have won the 2008 SAP Pinnacle award in the outsourcing hosting category. This award recognizes the excellence of our applications management and hosting services and underlines the commitment by both companies to a successful long-term partnership that strengthens our market positioning by providing quality products, solutions and services to our customers around the world. It is the second time we have won this award in three years which demonstrates the continued innovation in our processes and tooling and our position as the first Global SAP partner to be SAP-certified for application management services worldwide.”
“SAP is committed to extending the customer experience by orchestrating a unique ecosystem to foster co-innovation between SAP, customers, and partners,” said Zia Yusuf, executive vice president, Global Ecosystem and Partner Group, SAP. “This year's Pinnacle award recipients have demonstrated industry-focused excellence, innovative solutions and reliable services that address high priority business needs and deliver exceptional customer value. We thank Atos Origin for their dedication and passion to teaming with SAP to help redefine the customer experience.”
Atos Origin has more than 20 years of experience with SAP applications and is an SAP global services partner, an SAP global hosting partner and a member of the Enterprise Services Community (ES Community). It was recently awarded global SAP-certification for application management services. Atos Origin has more than 5,000 consultants offering services in support of SAP solutions around the globe and operates data centres in all geographical regions. It assists customers with their SAP projects such as Akzo Nobel Intervet, Huntsman Tioxide, Philips, Premier Foods, Sibeg srl, Total and Vitens.
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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