“Atos Origin integrates its Adaptive Workplace Solution with SAP® BusinessObjects™ BI OnDemand”

Paris, 2 November 2010

Integrated solutions made available through new OEM agreement with SAP offer customers rapid ROI and flexibility

Atos Origin, an international IT services company, enlarged its portfolio of offerings in support of SAP® solutions through a new OEM agreement with SAP AG (NYSE: SAP). The Adaptive Workplace from Atos Origin is now integrated with the SAP BusinessObjects™ BI OnDemand solution, providing turnkey business intelligence (BI) solutions on a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) basis. This combination of the Adaptive Workplace solution and SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand is available worldwide and applicable to all market sectors. It can be deployed fast and will offer customers a rapid ROI and flexibility.

 

Contract signing

Atos Origin believes that the pay-per-use, highly flexible and shared solutions offered through a cloud-delivery model are perfectly aligned with clients' current needs and will therefore have a very strong impact on the IT market in the coming years. The Adaptive Workplace solution integrated with SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand will allow clients to obtain BI solutions quickly and easily without needing to invest in hardware, infrastructure or perpetual licenses.

 

A true SaaS model has been created where clients can use SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand on a per-user and/or per-month subscription pricing model. Atos Origin delivers a cloud based workplace and infrastructure, combined with software and content. This is achieved by use of standard and tailored reports, integration services, training and support. It's a complete end-to-end service with consultancy to enable clients to maximize returns.

 

“We are delighted to be the first SAP partner in Europe to offer to our customers a solution integrated with SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand,” said Frenk Verburgt, global SAP director at Atos Origin. “Atos Origin believes in offering innovations to address clients' needs and improve their operational performance. Our offering integrated with SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand offers customers an affordable, flexible solution with a rapid ROI of less than 90 days. Our solution can be summarized as providing the following: Any report, any place, anytime!”

 

“Atos Origin's Adaptive Workplace solution integrated with SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand will deliver to customers the of best of both worlds: in-depth knowledge of Atos Origin combined with easy-to-acquire and use capabilities of SAP BusinessObjects BI OnDemand,” said Evert-Jan Tromp, sales director, OnDemand EMEA and India, SAP. “These integrated capabilities will drive customer success and quicker ROI.”

 

Atos Origin has over 25 years' experience working with SAP applications and is an SAP global services partner, an SAP global hosting partner, an SAP-certified provider of applications management services and cloud services, and an SAP-certified provider of solution implementation using the Run SAP methodology. Atos Origin also offers SAP-certified solutions and provides a tailored service to its customers with advice and implementation by a dedicated team of 5,000 experts worldwide.

 

The ‘Adaptive Workplace' is part of Atos Origin's key offering and provides a full range of modular and flexible desktop and end-user support services. These services allow the end user to work anywhere, anyplace, and at anytime. Atos Origin's extensive and innovative portfolio ranges from traditional desktop outsourcing to various private and public cloud-style solutions, such as Atos in a box. The Adaptive Workplace has already been successfully deployed at many clients worldwide enabling them to achieve cost reductions up to 40% on workplace management costs. Atos Origin currently manages more than 800,000 desktops and 20,000 servers. For further information on Adaptive Workplace, please visit your web site www.atosorigin.com/aws.

 

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is a leading international information technology (IT) services company, providing hi-tech transactional services, consulting, systems integration and managed operations to deliver business outcomes globally. The company's annual revenues are EUR 5.1 billion and it employs 49,000 people. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos Worldline, Atos WorldGrid and Atos Consulting.

 

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For more information:
José de Vries
+31 6 30 27 26 11
Jose.devries@atosorigin.com