IT consulting firm Atos Origin won the Database Partner of the Year award at the 2010 OPN France Partner Specialization Awards. The award honours the firm's innovative services and solutions based on Oracle's products.
Atos Origin is an international leader in IT services, providing hi-tech transactional services, consulting, systems integration and managed operations to deliver business outcomes globally. The company’s annual revenues are EUR 5.1 billion and it employs 49,000 people.
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity.
Richard Frajnd, VP Sales Technology at Oracle France, said, "We awarded Database Partner of the Year 2010 to Atos Origin for its in-depth expertise in the field of databases and ability to assist customers from beginning to end - consulting, integration, hosting in cloud computing or dedicated mode. Oracle believes in integrating software and hardware to help clients accomplish their best achievements. We are delighted that Atos Origin, an OPN Specialized partner, is also convinced of the power of this infrastructure and is helping to deliver Oracle Exadata to the market. Atos Origin has its own Oracle Exadata demonstration and prototyping system available for all of its EMEA clients so that they are able to familiarise themselves with the excellent performance achievements of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine."
Francis Meston, Executive Vice President of Global System Integration at Atos Origin, commented, "This Database Partner of the Year Award is a fantastic boost for our collaboration with Oracle, and Atos Origin has the ambition to become a leading provider for Oracle Exadata in Europe. It illustrates that we can work with Oracle to offer strategic infrastructure and integration solutions. Atos Origin is one of the first major IT players to have expressed its confidence to its clients in Oracle Exadata’s ability to consolidate and simplify database landscapes as well as data warehouses with real time insight, which is particularly useful in Business Intelligence. Atos Origin is able to help customers in implementing and hosting their projects either on a traditional infrastructure or onto Cloud-oriented environments, so they can benefit from Oracle Exadata's extreme performance, low overall costs and environmental friendliness."