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Atos Origin supports in the deployment of its new eCommerce payment solution


Paris, 21 September 2006 - Atos Worldline, an Atos Origin Company, has been selected by to help it deploy its solution that supports immediate financing dedicated to eCommerce, with secure on-line payment and user account management., created by Cofidis group, has launched its innovative on-line payment solution with immediate registration since spring 2006. The service is already available on around 100 e-commerce websites including Priceminister and Topachat. Until now, purchases on e-commerce sites have been limited to immediate payments. Thanks to, e-merchants will now be able to expand their clientèle by targeting consumers who wish to purchase immediately but spread their payment.

Atos Worldline has been selected by as its technology partner to provide a complete solution that encompasses credit account opening and on-line repayment management.

Atos Worldline solution covers:

* User account management (account and password creation)
* A credit-check module
* Secure on-line payment
* Identification management
* Repayment management

“To launch this service, we were looking for a solution that would be quick to deploy and international. Atos Worldline solution met these requirements and reinforced the sense of trust built up by Cofidis with e-merchants”, explains’s Business Manager at Cofidis.

By selecting Atos Worldline, has acquired a payment solution certified by Visa and MasterCard’s PCI-DSS standard. also benefits from the reputation of the payment solution from Atos Worldline, the market leader for secure Internet payment.

Thanks to its expertise in electronic payment and on-line services, Atos Worldline can guarantee high-level security for credit account opening, repayment and payment on the website.

The development of this solution meets the increasing need of payment solutions for eCommerce and confirms Atos Worldline’s position as a specialist in secure transaction management.


COFIDIS, a subsidiary of group 3 Suisses International, pioneered and now leads the distance credit market. Inventor of the credit by telephone concept, COFIDIS now operates in eight European countries: France, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece, the Czech Republic and Hungary. To date, over 7 million Europeans have chosen COFIDIS to meet their financing needs.
Internet has deeply transformed consumer behaviour. This is demonstrated in France where on-line sales top traditional mail-order sales. As a natural continuation of its core activity, COFIDIS has created an innovative on-line payment solution:
Launched in spring 2006, is a payment service that enables users to make purchases via the Internet from a network that now includes around 100 hundred partner stores. The customer is able to register, immediately confirm his or her order and choose the preferred method of payment: immediate full payment, small monthly repayments or a fixed number of instalments.
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About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company’s annual revenues are more than EUR 5,5 billion and it employs over 47,000 people in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international blue-chip companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos Euronext Market Solutions, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

Atos Worldline, an Atos Origin company - Atos Worldline is a major European player in the processing of large-volume electronic exchanges, specialising in electronic payment services, CRM and e-services (internet, voice and mobile services). With the focus on technological innovation, Atos Worldline implements its solutions in processing or integration mode. Atos Worldline has 2,600 employees in Europe and has an annual turnover of €400 million.


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