“Atos earns recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier””

New York, 10 March 2015

Atos, an international leader in digital services, has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2014 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company's highest supplier rating.

Atos was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Binny Samuel, Global Account Executive, and Jurgen Scheidt, Sr. Account Executive in Germany, accepted the recognition during a formal Award Banquet held on March 3rd in Bettendorf, Iowa.

Atos is an IT supplier to John Deere's operation in the United States, delivering technology, architecture consulting and project delivery in the area of Big Data. The Atos solution enables John Deere to offer its customers not only the tractor but also value added services that support and enable precision farming, so the farmers have the information they need to run the land more efficiently while reaping greater yields. Atos also provides Channel IT optimization and Manufacturing IT solutions on SAP.

Suppliers who participate in the Achieving Excellence program are evaluated annually in several key performance categories, including quality, cost management, delivery, technical support and wavelength, which is a measure of responsiveness. John Deere Supply Management created the program in 1991 to provide a supplier evaluation and feedback process that promotes continuous improvement.

About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a Global digital services leader with 2014 pro forma annual revenue of circa € 10 billion and 86,000 employees in 66 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.

Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline.

For more information, contact:

Florence Vayleux
Communications manager Atos North America
+1 (914) 733-8694
florence.vayleux@atos.net