ATOS : Atos Worldline teams up with Renault in the connected car revolution

 ATOS : Atos Worldline teams up with Renault in the connected car revolution

  World premiere: Partnership Renault and Atos to offer secure shopping from
 your car thanks to the new R-Link tablet available in several Renault models

Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris, 9 July 2013

  oAtos Worldline, subsidiary of Atos in electronic payments and
    transactional services implements the Renault R-Link Cloud services
    platform, an embedded and connected multimedia system, already provided in
    many cars in the Renault range.
  oAtos Worldline has entrusted connectivity issues to Orange Business
    Services, one of the main business telecommunications operators in the
    world. Renault R-Link, an integrated and connected, multimedia system,
    intended for use in a vehicle, is easy to navigate thanks to a large touch
    screen and an applications store open to external partners so that it can
    constantly be kept up to date.
  oThe system's ergonomics and features have been designed to make Renault
    R-Link the most secure system on the market for the driver and for the
  oAtos was awarded the Innovation Trophy by Renault-Nissan Purchasing
    Organisation during the ceremony of Supplier Awards held last month.

Atos and Renault are recognized  in the market as  being major players in  the 
fields of mobility and connected cars. Gartner positions Atos as the  European 
leader in  the supply  of mobility  services worldwide  (Gartner,  Competitive 
Landscape:  EnterpriseMobility  C&SI  Services,  Major  Providers,Worldwide, 
March, 2012)  and the  study SBD's  Connected  Car Guide,  March 2012  by  the 
specialist firm SBD ranks  Renault among the top  three Connected Cars on  the 
market in Europe.

Jean-François Martin, Director  of Renault Services  International said:  "Our 
relationship with  time  and  space  is  changing  rapidly;  we  are  becoming 
increasingly mobile, connected, demanding, including  when we are in our  car. 
With R-Link, Renault aims to offer customers not only the car that suits them,
but in addition the most  cutting edge personalized and interactive  services, 
at the best price, creating a global partner ecosystem with a winning business
model. Atos Worldline,  thanks to  their vision  of our  market, their  strong 
capacity for innovation and their  full service smart mobility offering,  have 
proved themselves  to us  having been  our  partners since  the start  of  the 
project, marking a break with the  traditional practices of Renault and a  new 
era in our relationship with our clients."

In depth knowledge and experience of the automobile market, is a key factor in
The ambition and tight programme deadlines of this offering have allowed  Atos 
Worldline to demonstrate  its capacity  to mobilize all  its professional  and 
technological skills.

Atos Worldline, thanks to its capacity  for worldwide deployment in the  Cloud 
and pay-per-use has been able to make this ambition a reality, drawing on  its 
expertise in  the field  of service  platforms, contextual  mobility, M2M  and 
Connected Machines, e-commerce and payment. Relying on the  telecommunications 
operator Orange, drawing  on its international  network, alliances and  global 
roaming agreements, the service offering of Atos Worldline includes recognized
expertise in the field of  mobile networks and connectivity. Furthermore,  the 
proposed solution,  based on  the Atos  Worldline winning  business model  and 
capacity for innovation  has allowed  all Renault's requirements  in terms  of 
innovation and support to be met.

Marc-Henri Desportes, Executive Committee Member at Atos commented: "As a long
standing partner  of Renault,  we are  proud to  support construction  of  the 
R-Link project,  which  aims to  improve  the  experience of  the  driver  and 
customer relations by implementing new contextual mobility services.  Mobility 
is a  strategic  investment area  for  Atos. We  help  our customers  to  make 
contextual  mobility  services  into  a  direct  and  sustainable  competitive 
advantage, which  opens up  new possibilities  for all  business sectors.  Our 
open, robust, scalable  and flexible  platform can integrate  all content  and 
service suppliers, allowing new revenue streams to be generated and  improving 
customer satisfaction via an income and risk sharing model."

Atos Worldline relies on the knowhow of Orange Business Services when it comes
to international connectivity.  Orange Business Services  will supply  Renault 
with all the M2M SIM cards that will be embedded into the cars in M2M devices,
and provide the relevant subscriptions. Data exchanged between the car and the
Atos Worldline platform will  pass through a secure  system via Orange  mobile 
networks and those of  its European partners. Drawing  on the Orange  Business 
Services international network, one  of the largest in  the world, and  global 
roaming agreements, will  also mean  that Renault customers  can benefit  from 
R-Link services throughout Europe and beyond.

The Innovation Award
Every  year,  Renault-Nissan's  Purchasing  Organization  (RNPO)  present  its 
Supplier Awards. On Monday, June 17,  2013, the Innovation Award was given  to 
Atos for R-Link, an innovation that allows Renault to offer a solution to sell
connected services and be at the forefront of the automotive industry.

About Atos Worldline
Atos Worldline brings together Atos core expertise in Transactional Services
with 40 years of experience and recognized know-how in the payment industry. A
leader in end-to-end services for critical electronic transactions, Atos
Worldline is specialized in electronic payment services (including issuing,
acquiring, terminals, and card and non-card payment solutions & processing),
eServices for customers, citizens and communities (eCS) as well as services
for financial markets. Atos Worldline is committed to continuous R&D and
innovation so its customers can benefit from leading-edge solutions to stay
ahead of market evolutions. Atos Worldline generates annual 2012 revenue of
€927 million and employs over 5300 people in the world. For more information,
please visit:

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.

About Renault
The Renault group, present in  118 countries, designs, develops,  manufactures 
and sells  passenger cars  and light  commercial vehicles  under the  Renault, 
Dacia and Renault Samsung Motors brands. To meet the new challenges facing the
automotive industry,  both environmental  and economic,  Renault is  improving 
existing technologies  with new  generations of  carbon-efficient engines  and 
implementing its breakthrough 'Zero  Emissions' programme. Renault has  rolled 
out a zero-emission range featuring Fluence Z.E. and Kangoo Z.E. (launched  in 
2011), Twizy (an innovative urban quadricycle  released in 2012) and ZOE  (due 
to go on  sale in  spring 2013).  The range  brings innovation  to the  widest 
possible motoring public. With its partner Nissan, Renault is targeting  world 
leadership in the mass marketing of zero-emission vehicles.

Press contact Atos : Press Contact Atos Worldline:
Anne de Beaumont Jose de Vries
+ 33 6 23 76 19 41 +31 6 30 27 26 11

Press Contact Renault
Frédéric Favre:
+33 1 76 84 01 65

Press Contact OrangeBusiness Services :
Gwenaëlle Martin Delfosse, Orange Business Services,,
+33 1 44 37 62 62


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