“Yunano and TSS form partnership to improve the ease of running a business in South Africa”

Bezons, France, 12th June 2014

Yunano, an Atos joint venture, and TSS, have joined forces to provide the number one market-leading Cloud based ERP and CRM solutions from Asia Pacific to SMEs and Multinationals in Africa to deliver solutions to enable businesses to greatly reduce IT costs and improve operational efficiency.

The partnership allows South African based TSS to distribute Yunano's ERP and CRM solutions on the African market. Through the partnership with TSS, Yunano will extend its global footprint on the African landscape. The African market promises great potential for growth.

Yunano's experience of servicing over 1,5million customers will be leveraged to provide solutions that meet the needs of clients across varied business sectors.

Through cloud computing as the next wave of technological advancement, Yunano's partnership with TSS will be well positioned to give customers a competitive edge over their peers. All these benefits can be realized by customers at a fraction of the cost and effort of traditional ERP and CRM products.

About TSS

TSS is a South African, 135% Black owned company that was established in 1997 with a focus in IT and ICT services. Over the years TSS garnered experience in wide range of IT services and consulting including ERP implementations and support (SAP and Maconomy), technology infrastructure managed services, end-user support, training, server, network, storage, security management, and infrastructure deployment. TSS' experience in ERP systems spans over 17 years, TSS was SAP's first Black Empowered Implementation partner and has since then acquired a great depth of experience in the implementation and support of ERP systems. TSS and its group subsidiaries has approximately 620 employees and supports 50 000 devices in the region.

About Yunano

Yunano is a joint-venture between two big leaders in their respective fields – Atos and Yonyou. Yonyou, is the number one business software developer in Asia. Yunano provides market leading Cloud based CRM and ERP solutions. Yonyou delivers a trusted service to more than 1.5 million enterprises across Asia Pacific, including 60% of top 500 Chinese companies and many other international enterprises.

About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is an international information technology services company with 2013 annual revenue of € 8.6 billion and 76,300 employees in 52 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers IT services through Consulting & Systems Integration, Managed Operations, and transactional services through Worldline, the European leader and a global player in the payments services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across different business sectors: Manufacturing, Retail & Transportation; Public Sector & Health; Financial Services; Telcos, Media & Utilities.

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 & Paralympic Games and is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Worldline and Atos Worldgrid.

Contacts:

sarah-pearl.bokobza@atos.net
ebrahim.hanslo@yunano.co.za