Atos Corporate by CodyJohnston

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									     Atos Origin Announces Entry into Microsoft Online Services
                         Reseller Alliance
Paris, July 8, 2008 – Atos Origin, an international IT services company, today
announced that it will resell Microsoft Online Services, including Microsoft Exchange
Online, Microsoft SharePoint Online, Microsoft Office Live Meeting, and Microsoft
Office Communications Online, to provide customers with choice in how to consume
and manage software. Atos Origin also announced its support for the new Microsoft
Online Services partner program.

 “The Microsoft Online Services offering helps customers to reduce their operational cost
through streamlined software and services delivery, so making it a welcome addition to the
Atos™ Workplace Solutions family. A family of solutions that offer the flexibility and cost
savings demanded by today’s Enterprise, enabling workforce efficiency through a
standardized IT workplace environment, be that the desk bound employee or the remote
worker. It provides Enterprises with the benefit of an adaptive environment that can be
tailored to meet and exceed operational needs at an agreed fixed price with full SLA’s.” said
Iain Boag, Senior Vice President Global Alliances at Atos Origin. “By working with Microsoft,
we feel confident that we can turn the software plus services strategy into tangible customer
benefits, while continually growing our bottom line.”


“Microsoft values its relationship with Atos Origin and the company’s continued dedication to
extending the value of Microsoft Online Services,” said Allison L. Watson, corporate vice
president, Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft. “By working together, we are helping
established customers expand their business with new capabilities, and enabling core
functionality for companies just starting out.”

Atos™ Workplace Solutions provides a full range of modular and flexible desktop and end-
user support services, Atos Workplace solutions allows the end user to work anywhere,
anyplace, and at anytime. Built on extensive and proven experience in all industry sectors,
Atos Workplace Solutions currently manage more than 700,000 seats, 20,000 servers, 10
million calls per year and 4000,000 corporate mailboxes.
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About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology services company. Its business is
turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and
managed operations. The company's annual revenues are EUR 5.8 billion and it employs
50,000 people in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner
for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international blue-chip companies across all
sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos
Worldline and Atos Consulting. For more information, please visit the company's web site at
http://www.atosorigin.com

For more information:
Jose de Vries
+31 6 30 27 26 11
jose.devries@atosorigin.com
All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

								
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