By Eric Wahlgren
TROUBLE FOR SALE? Another analyst, who declined to be named, also rules out any potential purchase by U.S. IT-services biggies. In addition to Atos, this analyst adds British Telecom and Japan's Fujitsu to the possible suitors list. Not to be dismissed, the analyst says, are German heavyweights Siemens Business Services and Deutsche Telekom's T-Systems. "The unifying thing is people want to get into the German market," says the analyst. "Why couldn't a German company decide to make an acquisition?"