“Brother signs new contract with Atos Origin”
London, 20 March 2009
Improving service quality while reducing cost and delivering a more sustainable service
Atos Origin, an international IT services company, today announced that it has renewed a contract with Brother International Europe Ltd., a world wide electronics and manufacturing company for Hosting and SAP Basis Support Services.
Under the contract Atos Origin will manage the transition of all SAP systems to a new hosting environment based on a dual data centre solution with full Disaster Recovery capability. The reshaped service will further improve service quality, while reducing costs and providing a more sustainable service.
“Atos Origin has once again provided Brother with a cost effective solution to meet our ever increasing requirements. With the need for 24 x 7 availability and minimum downtime in the case of a disaster, yet again our long term partner has come up with a winning solution,” said Ian Metcalfe, IT Director, Brother International Europe Ltd.
“Upgrading the hosting environment for SAP applications is a cost effective way to improve efficiency and service,” said Paul Bray, senior vice president for Private Sector at Atos Origin. “Drawing on the knowledge and experience of our 5000 SAP experts worldwide, we will manage the upgrade to ensure no disruption to business while continuing to deliver a service that meets the needs of Brother today and tomorrow.”
Brother International has been a client of Atos Origin since 1999. Atos Origin has continued to provide hosting and SAP services to Brother International Europe.
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 revenue is EUR 5.5 billion and it employs 50,000 professionals 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.