Atos announces partnership with Datastore
April 21, 2017
Atos, a leader in digital transformation, announces its exclusive distribution partnership with Swiss company Datastore AG. DataStore is now selling Atos’ “Bullion” server portfolio. Thanks to this cooperation, Atos is opening up new sales channels and expanding its position in the Swiss market.
As a result, Swiss customers of the distributor are able to access “bullion” servers, the most powerful in the world in terms of speed and memory. The powerful Atos servers fit perfectly into Datastore AG’s existing portfolio. DataStore will manage all logistics and sales. Atos and Datastore will work closely together to co-ordinate training, new customer acquisition and marketing activities.
Since it was founded in 1977, DataStore AG has been successfully operating as a value add distributor in the Datacenter market and can build a strong network throughout Switzerland.
Gerona Pelosi, Head of Big Data at Atos, is pleased to announce the new partnership with DataStore AG: “With the DataStore network, we have experts on our side, who know the exact needs of their customers thanks to their years of experience. The inclusion of the “bullion” servers in the DataStore range shows that we can provide technologies which successfully master challenges in the age of Big Data.”
“With the inclusion of the strong “bullion” server portfolio, we are addressing the ever-growing demands of big data applications such as, for example, Splunk, Pivotal, Hadoop or Big Data Appliances such as SAP HANA.” says Stefan Beller, Head of Alliance Management at DataStore “Optimal implementation requires both scalable technologies and supporting experts. We offer the opportunity to test the technology “heart and soul”, and also to take individual customer requirements into account. Together with our partners and manufacturers, we advise and accompany customers through each individual project phase. We are delighted to share these experiences with our partner in the Swiss market.”
Proven server portfolio
The “bullion” server is a proven solution for customers in the fields of telecom, industry, finance and pharmaceuticals. Possible applications are data center consolidation, infrastructure modernization, BigData In-Memory Analytics and SAP HANA. One of the world’s largest SAP HANA installations for Siemens is now operating on the certified “bullion” servers. The bullion servers are also certified for OracleVM, VMware, RedHat, Suse and Windows servers. The “bullion” server is based on Intel Xeon E7v4 processors and combines opposing properties such as performance, flexibility, reliability and cost control. The server also seamlessly scales from 2 CPUs to a maximum of 3TB memory up to 16 CPUs and 24TB in a scale-up approach. Through this approach, the “bullion” server line offers high performance and optimal investment protection for both SMEs and enterprise customers.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with approximately 100,000 employees in 72 countries and annual revenue of around € 12 billion. The European number one in Big Data, Cybersecurity, High Performance Computing and Digital Workplace, The Group provides Cloud services, Infrastructure & Data Management, Business & Platform solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge technologies, digital expertise and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across various business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Energy & Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline. Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
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