Camelot selects Atos Origin as SAP Partner
London, 20 November 2007 -Atos Origin, an international IT services company, today announced that it has won a multi-year contract with Camelot Group plc, the operator of the UK National
Lottery. Under the new contract Atos Origin will provide SAP Application Management services to help Camelot manage its SAP environment.
Atos Origin began working with Camelot on management and development of its SAP systems while Camelot was preparing its successful bid for the next UK lottery licence, submitted earlier this
year. The SAP systems provide the back office for the lottery operator – financials, HR, payroll, Business Intelligence and CRM.
“Camelot’s overriding purpose is to maximise returns to Good Causes in a socially responsible way, so we evaluated several suppliers in the SAP support arena, to ensure we got the most
efficient and effective service possible” said Neil Kellar, Camelot IT Director. “We concluded that Atos Origin was best placed to assist us in meeting our medium and long-term objectives. Our
confidence in Atos Origin has already been vindicated – they achieved the transition from the previous support package in just two weeks.”
“This contract reinforces our position as a leading UK and Global SAP Applications management partner,” said Paul Bray, Vice President of Enterprise at Atos Origin. “Camelot is
widely-recognised as one of the most innovative and cost-effective lotteries in the world. Through our experienced team of dedicated experts we are committed to helping respected and innovative
clients like Camelot maximise value from their SAP Investment and to drive their businesses forward.”
Atos Origin UK is the current holder of SAP UK Partner of the Year for Partner Excellence, an award which recognises customer satisfaction and delivery excellence. The company has over 20
years’ experience working with SAP solutions and was recently awarded a prized SAP Pinnacle award for Hosting and is a SAP Global Services Partner, a SAP Global Hosting Partner, a member of the
SAP NetWeaver Partnership Initiative, a Special Expertise Partner for SAP MDM and has managed more than 1,500 implementations. The Atos Origin SAP practice has more than 4,500 SAP consultants
around the globe and operates SAP Certified Data Centres in all geographical regions.