“Global player in lighting industry, Zumtobel, and Atos Origin renew IT contract”

Dornbirn / Essen, 6 October 2009

Long term partnership to reduce costs and improve delivery Atos Origin, an international IT services company, today announced that its outsourcing contract with Zumtobel, one of the global players within the international lighting industry, has been renewed for a further five years through to 2014.

Atos Origin manages the entire IT infrastructure for the Zumtobel Group across Europe. This includes 4400 workplaces, 2000 SAP workplaces, 400 servers and a data centre.

Commenting on the deal, Winifred Holz, CEO at Atos Origin for Germany, Central Europe and Africa, said: “Building on our strong relationship with Zumtobel we will continue to work in partnership to deliver further cost reductions while increasing quality.”

After the signing the first outsourcing contract in 2004 about 30 employees were transferred from Zumtobel Group to Atos Origin. As part of the agreement Atos Origin took over the Zumtobel data center in Dornbirn. Today, Atos Origin provides services for a number of Austrian and international customers from the data center. The original contract was until 2011. Tthe renewed contract now runs through to 2014.

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of hi-tech transactional services, consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues are EUR 5.5 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.

Contact for further information:
Atos Origin
Stefan Pieper
Tel: +49 (0)201 4305 9159
E-mail: stefan.pieper@atosorigin.com