PAC ranks Atos in top 3 leading security IT services providers in Europe, the Middle East & Africa


January 19, 2016

Atos, an international leader in digital services, today announced that it has been ranked by PAC as one of the top three leading security IT services providers in Europe, the Middle East & Africa.

The report ranks the top 20 IT security software vendors and the top 20 IT security services providers in EMEA. For IT services providers it considers infrastructure support, project and outsourcing services as well as application management and project services. It also takes into account BPO services as well as costs for hardware and personnel.

Christopher Chalons, Senior Vice President Head of Research and Chief analyst at PAC: “Atos is definitely the European leader in Cyber Security. The Bull acquisition has helped Atos to strengthen its position, in particular by combining cyber security and big data capabilities.”

Philippe Vannier, Executive Vice President Big Data & Security and CTO at Atos, said: “We are delighted with this important industry recognition that demonstrates our leadership as the first European based security IT service provider. Cyber Security is one of the strategic areas for the Atos Group and the acquisition of Bull has significantly strengthening our offering at a time when on-line security is a top issue for most organizations. Through our dedicated service line for Big Data & Security, we are able offer our clients market leading solutions to help them protect and secure their business.”

Atos has over 4500 security professionals worldwide, who manage 100 million identities every day; monitor 2 million events every hour in one of the Atos Security Operational Centers and through Worldline secure 5 billion transactions each year. The Atos security portfolio covers the complete range of services from mobile security, fraud management through to secure innovation platforms and trusted cloud services. Additionally, Atos recently unveiled its Cyber Security vision in a dedicated campaign: “Ready for Anything”.

Atos presents its cybersecurity offering at the International Cybersecurity Conference FIC that takes place in Lille 25 – 26 January at stand B5.

About Bull

Bull is the Atos brand for its technology products and software, which are today distributed in over 50 countries worldwide. With a rich heritage of over 80 years of technological innovation, 2000 patents and a 700 strong R&D team supported by the Atos Scientific Community, it offers products and value-added software to assist clients in their digital transformation, specifically in the areas of Big Data and Cybersecurity. Bull is the European leader in HPC and its products include bullx, the energy-efficient supercomputer; bullion, one of the most powerful x86 servers in the world developed to meet the challenges of Big Data;  Evidian, the software security solutions for identity and access management; Trustway, the hardware security module  and Hoox, the ultra-secure smartphone. Bull is part of Atos. For more information: www.bull.com

About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with revenue of €11 billion and 93,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defence, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media & Utilities, Public Sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Bull, Canopy, Worldline, Atos Consulting and Atos Worldgrid.

For more information, please contact:

Jose de Vries
+31 6 30 27 26 11
Jose.devries@atos.net