ATOS : Atos wins a major outsourcing contract with Veolia Environnement and becomes its global IT partner in France

 ATOS : Atos wins a major outsourcing contract with Veolia Environnement and
                   becomes its global IT partner in France

 Heading towards a standardised and industrialised information system serving
                       Veolia Environnement's strategy

Paris 21 June 2013. Atos,an international  IT services company, has won a  key 
contract  with  Veolia  Environnement,  the  world  leader  in   environmental 
services, to support  its transformation  by deploying a  cluster of  services 
shared between all of  the Group divisions. In  parallel, Atos is also  taking 
charge of operating the  French IT infrastructures  and applications from  its 
service centres  for the  next  5 years.  The  service deployment  and  branch 
integration  methodology  proposed   by  Atos  enables   the  total   contract 
performance duration to be reduced to 12 months.

The Veolia  Environnement  Group  has  initiated  a  strategic  transformation 
programme to re-focus its activities relating to Water, Environmental Services
and Energy, cut  its costs  and reduce  its level  of debt.  In this  context, 
improving  IT   efficiency  is   a   major  challenge   and  calls   for   the 
standardisation, mutualisation and centralisation of IT infrastructures within
the Group's four large countries.

Atos, positioned by Gartner as a leader in its "Magic Quadrant for Data Center
Outsourcing  and  Infrastructure  Utility  Services,  Europe  2012"*,  and  an 
industrial leader, was  selected by  Veolia Environnement  to rationalise  and 
mutualise its  infrastructures  (more  than  3,000  servers),  all  the  while 
supplying  state-of-the-art  application   management  services  (around   150 

"Atos, a key  player for major  transformation and externalisation  projects, 
knew how to convince Veolia Environnement to select it as a global IT partner,
explains Jean-Marie Simon,CEO ofAtos  France. Helping Veolia Environnement  to 
achieve its objectives means that Atos has to
- support the Veolia Group in  its transformation, all the while ensuring  the 
continuity of its existing services, standardise and mutualise IT resources
- ensure flexibility and  agility, then design  and implement an  architecture 
based on the best technology whilst reducing infrastructure costs, and finally
create the conditions suitable for evolution towards the Cloud."
Information management activities, for which Atos is the European leader,  are 
ensured by  more than  28,000 members  of  staff and  represent more  than  €4 
billion in turnover. Atos ensures information management for more than 140,000
servers, of which  the virtualisation rate  is already almost  40%. As far  as 
Cloud activities  are concerned,  Atos  generates a  turnover of  around  €200 
million through its structure dedicated to Cloud activities, known as  CANOPY, 
the Open Cloud Company.

Heading towards the company of the future
Sustainable development and the transition towards "the company of the future"
are at the heart of the two companies' strategy. Atos, recognised as being the
global leader in innovative IT solutions, is proposing a range of eco-friendly
products and services that promote the sustainability of its clients, such  as 
carbon-neutral hosting services, the working environment of the future, .
*Gartner : "Magic  Quadrant for  Data Center  Outsourcing and  Infrastructure 
Utility Services,  Europe"  by  Claudio  Da  Rold,  GianlucaTramacere,  Frank 
Ridder, 12 July, 2012


About VEOLIA Environnement
Veolia Environnement is the global leader in environmental services. It has a
presence on five continents and employs more than 315,000 members of staff.
The company renders bespoke solutions to companies, such as local authorities,
in four complementary activities: water management (Veolia Water), waste
management (Veolia Environmental Services), energy management (Dalkia) and
passenger transport management. Veolia Environnement generated a turnover of
€34.8 billion in 2010.

About Atos
Atos SE (Societas europaea) is an international information technology
services company with annual 2012 revenue of EUR 8.8 billion and 76,400
employees in 47 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers hi-tech
transactional services, consulting and technology services, systems
integration and managed services. With its deep technology expertise and
industry knowledge, it works with clients across the following market sectors:
Manufacturing, Retail, Services; Public, Health & Transports; Financial
Services; Telecoms, Media & Technology; Energy & 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 and Paralympic 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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