“Atos Origin creates a new legal entity in France – Atos WorldGrid™”

Paris, 30 July 2010

Atos Origin, a leading international IT services company, today announces the creation in France of its new legal entity - Atos WorldGrid SAS.

Atos WorldGrid is a cornerstone of Atos Origin's innovation and development strategy and brings together the strong portfolio of solutions and the deep industry knowledge of Atos Origin in Smart Energy and Utilities - nuclear, electricity, oil & gas and water. Atos WorldGrid™ will focus on offering smart energy solutions around production, transport, distribution and retail, to enable energy efficiencies and increase sustainability , while improving operational performance.
As announced earlier this year, creation of similar legal entities in China and Spain are under progress, and will be in place by the end of this year.

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 and Atos Consulting.

About Atos WorldGrid
Atos WorldGrid™, an international entity of Atos Origin, is a world leader of smart energy. With an unprecedented track record in the energy & utilities market of more than 35 years, it brings together all its technological solutions for intelligent production, transport, distribution and marketing of energy. Atos WorldGrid delivers solutions to optimize various operating processes in its clients' information systems. Atos WorldGrid has over 1,000 engineers, and generates annual revenues of € 150 million.

For more information:
José de Vries
+31 6 30 27 26 11

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