“Travelex signs new contract with Atos Origin”

London, 29 April 2009

To enable secure processing of all Travelex issued Travellers Cheques worldwide Atos Origin, an international IT services company today announced that it has signed a contract with Travelex to design, build and support an IT system to securely manage the process for cashing all travellers' cheques as and when they are presented worldwide.

The new Travellers Cheque System will be available at all Travelex offices later this year. It is being built using .net technology and provides secure access over the internet from anywhere in the world. It will include increased auditing and monitoring functionality to more accurately track travellers' cheques and help protect against fraud. The system being built by Atos Origin is based on a prototype created jointly with Travelex.

“Atos Origin has worked very closely with us to fully understand the needs of our business to deliver a cost effective system that is easy for our staff to use whilst providing us with improved management information,” said Louise Johnston at Travelex. “Throughout the competitive tender, Atos Origin demonstrated a flexible approach, value for money and the technical expertise to deliver and support a system that would meet our needs for many years to come.”

“We are delighted to have been chosen by Travelex, a new name Financial Services client for Atos Origin,” said Joe Edwards, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing, at Atos Origin. “The solution that we will implement is an example of a cost-efficient legacy system transformation that will deliver significant business benefits to our customer in a very timely manner.”

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.

For more information, contact:
Caroline Crouch
Atos Origin
Email: caroline.crouch@atosorigin.com