Atos Origin on a ‘doubling’ spree

DQW Bureau
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Atos Origin India is seeking to multiply its revenues by venturing into other

verticals. The company is planning to double its headcount and is also expecting

to double its revenues. It is scouting the location for development center in

southern India, the decision of which would be based on customer preference.

Uday Gharpure, MD, Atos Origin, said, "We are getting aggressive both on

recruitment and services front. We are already doing well in telecom domain and

now the time has come to move to other domains too."

Post Sema acquisition, Atos’ revenues could be in triple digits and might

cross the Rs 160 crore mark. According to sources, the company generated revenue

to the tune of Rs 80 crore last year. It already has a strong presence in

booming Indian telecom market with billing solutions offerings with all the

major GSM providers as its customers.

Atos Origin recently added managed services to its portfolio wherein it

provides infras-tructure management and is planning to venture into other

verticals like power and petroleum. The company that currently has around 500

people in India is scouting for another location in southern India. It already

has a center in Kolkata. The company expects to increase its headcount to 1,000

by the end of this year, 3,000 people by 2006 and 5,000 by 2008.

Rahul Gupta

Mumbai (CyberMedia News)