“Neckermann.de and Atos Origin extend partnership”
Essen, 6 April 2011
Atos Origin, an international IT services company, today announced that neckermann.de, one of the largest mail order companies in Europe, has extended its IT contract with Atos Origin for a further five years.
Atos Origin and neckermann.de have been working together since 2004. Under the contract announced today, which has been designed to incorporate Neckermann's specific e-business requirements, Atos Origin will continue to manage the entire IT infrastructure and services. This covers desktop and helpdesk services; applications management and data center services including the operation of mainframe and the SAP infrastructure. Atos Origin will also offer additional services including voice over IP services and a service to enable the client to monitor business processes in real time.
"As our IT partner Atos Origin actively supports us in implementing our e-commerce strategy effectively," said Dr. Helmut Steurer, CFO of neckermann.de. "We are pleased that Atos Origin continues to accompany us on this path."
"In order to be able to manage the IT services for retailers such as neckermann.de, we have to understand the business processes and the challenges that they face," says Winfried Holz, CEO of Atos Origin Germany and CEMA. "We are pleased that neckermann.de continues to place confidence in Atos Origin and has chosen to continue to work with us.”
neckermann.de is one of the leading mail order companies in Europe. The multi-channel sender offers its customers a range of over 700,000 items from fashion, lifestyle and technology. As one of the first mail-order companies in Germany, the company started in 1995 with their shop www.neckermann.de. Today, the company generated more than two-thirds of its sales are generated via the Internet. Atos Origin supports neckermann.de as part of its range of services for retail businesses. From consulting to application support - the IT service provider offers services for retail companies all over Europe.
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 5.0 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.
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