“Atos launches new testing services in support of SAP® solutions, accelerating testing time and reducing engineering costs”

Paris, 24 January 2012

Services help ensure clients' projects are successful, on time, and in budget Atos, an international IT services company, today announced the launch of new Testing & Acceptance Management (TAM) services for SAP® solutions. This innovation is the fruit of extensive efforts conducted as part of an R&D program, in anticipation of market demand for a solution that is easy to integrate and aims to save up to 40 percent of the time required during the testing phase and reduce related engineering costs.

Available worldwide for all market sectors and clients in all industries, this new offering provides clients running SAP solutions a flexible and cost-efficient way to manage all their testing and acceptance requirements. The services, based on a business process management approach, facilitate end-to-end traceability and reflect the combination of Smartesting technology for automated functional test cases generation, as well as Atos' extensive expertise with implementing and testing SAP solutions. TAM services for SAP solutions cover the full range of application lifecycle management, including the roll-out phase.

Efficient ERP is the cornerstone of any major information system, and SAP solutions are often part of that mix Information systems running SAP solutions require reliability, compliance and agility. Implementing any application, upgrade, release or patch into a customer's business can benefit from robust and innovative testing best practices and technologies in support of SAP solutions.

Paul Bray, Senior Vice President, Global SAP Alliance at Atos said: “As a leader in providing solutions and services in support of SAP applications, we are pleased to offer end-to-end testing services for SAP solutions. We believe that practical testing solutions are a vital part of the support required for our clients' application landscapes. Flexible, cost-efficient and fast, TAM services for SAP solutions will help our clients to evolve and modify their business processes dynamically to meet their strategic needs.”

About Atos
Atos is an international information technology services company with annual revenues of EUR 8.7 billion and 74,000 employees in 42 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers hi-tech transactional services, consulting, systems integration and managed services.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting & technology services, Atos Worldline and Atos Worldgrid.

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Jose de Vries
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