Atos extends long-term IT outsourcing contract

Munich, 4 August 2016 – Atos, an international leader in digital services, and Thomas Cook AG have agreed on the prolongation of the long-term IT outsourcing contract. During the six and a half years the contract will run, Thomas Cook AG will benefit from mainframe services, SAP hosting, server capacities and network services from Atos.

"We were particularly impressed by the reliable performance and flexible response of Atos to changing needs. All our requirements are fulfilled to our complete satisfaction and our IT can thus react quickly and flexibly to market developments", says Stefan Seibel, Group Head of IT Continental Europe.

It’s the aim of the international tourism group to continue having the high quality of Atos in the provision of services based on the most modern infrastructure for the core applications. Thanks to greater flexibility and agility, IT can therefore support the core business better and contribute with higher quality to business success.

For Thomas Cook AG Atos will provide IT and infrastructure services: These include the mainframe operation for the European booking system, the server operating for online bookings, SAP as well as associated network services.

"We are pleased to continue the support for our long-term customer the Thomas Cook AG in these key IT areas and continue the successful cooperation", says Winfried Holz, CEO of Atos Deutschland.

About Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook Group plc. is one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups with sales of £7.8 billion in the year ended 30 September 2015. Thomas Cook is supported by 22,000 employees and operates from 15 source markets; it is number one or two (by revenue) in all its core markets. Thomas Cook Group plc’s shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange (TCG).

Thomas Cook AG is a subsidiary of Thomas Cook Group and operates the bussines in Continental Europe under its main tour operator brands Thomas Cook and Neckermann Reisen. 

About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 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, Unify and Worldline.

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