Paris, July 27, 2020,
Atos, a world wide leader in digital transformation, now announces that it has entered into distinctive negotiations with shareholders from digital.security with a watch to buying the enterprise. digital.security, a subsidiary of Econocom group, is a foremost impartial participant in cybersecurity in France and BeLux. This strategic shift will affirm Atos’ foremost posture in cybersecurity expert services in France with five hundred dedicated professionals and will also reinforce its range 1 posture in Europe.
Atos will advantage from digital.security’s 250 cybersecurity consultants and particular IoT expertise, giving important synergy with Atos’ pursuits and prospects – even though digital.security will advantage from Atos’ considerable knowledge and foremost rankings in Managed Stability Services.
Developed in 2015 with the help of Econocom and led by Jean-Claude Tapia, digital.security operates in 3 countries. The enterprise has created the initial European CERT™ (Personal computer Emergency Response Workforce) with IoT security exam lab and gives a extensive assortment of qualified expert services together with implementation and undertaking expert services, compliance and security certifications, operational expert services and item distribution. digital.security is delivering blue-chip consumers, typically in the fiscal and insurance policies sectors.
“With this strategic shift, Atos confirms its posture as a leader on the French and European cybersecurity industry. digital.security’s knowledgeable and certified consultants will reinforce the Atos crew and will double its cybersecurity sources in France.” states Pierre Barnabé, Senior Govt Vice-President, Head of Large Information & Cybersecurity at Atos. “In the wake of our latest acquisitions, the acquisition of digital.security demonstrates our ambition to turn out to be the crucial cybersecurity service provider for world wide companies in their digital journey.”
“This merger would allow us alongside one another to generate an unmatched benchmark participant in the digital security industry, by combining our knowledge and expert services in the fields of IT, IoT and OT. It would be a exclusive opportunity for our personnel and our prospects.” states Jean-Claude Tapia, President of digital.security.
The closing of the transaction is anticipated to just take place in advance of the conclude of the calendar year and is topic to the consultation with employee consultant bodies of both equally corporations.