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Atos Wins A Major IT Contract In The US With The McGraw-Hill Companies

NORWALK, Conn., July 27 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atos, an international IT services company, announced today it has signed with McGraw-Hill, a leading global financial information and education company, a multi-year IT contract supporting the transition of McGraw-Hill from one, multi-sector company into two, independent companies, McGraw-Hill Financial and McGraw-Hill Education.


Under the contract, Atos will provide strategic IT management consulting, deliver service transition, operation and ongoing operational improvements for McGraw-Hill's 6 service towers: data center, service desk, end user computing, network, product and solution engineering and cross functional services. It will also optimize McGraw-Hill's existing infrastructure, to improve service for more than 30,000 end users across 40 global locations.

"This new deal, signed one year after the creation of the new Atos following the acquisition of Siemens IT Solutions and Services in July 2011, further strengthens our position in the United States," said Michel-Alain Proch, Chief Financial Officer at Atos and Executive Sponsor of the operation for Atos. "It also demonstrates our ability to deliver global managed services to international blue chip organizations."

"The opportunity to support McGraw-Hill through the transition into two strong public companies is very exciting," said John Evers, Chief Executive Officer at Atos North America. "Our business has proven expertise in large-scale carve-outs and a consistent global delivery model that will support McGraw-Hill through their transition period.  We are focused on delivering a high quality service that will enable The McGraw-Hill Companies to meet its commitments and future aspirations."

About Atos Atos is an international information technology services company with annual 2011 pro forma revenue of EUR 8.5 billion and 74,000 employees in 48 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. For more information, visit:


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