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Atos enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire digital.security

Paris, July 27, 2020,

Atos, a world-wide chief in digital transformation, nowadays announces that it has entered into special negotiations with shareholders from digital.protection with a view to obtaining the company. digital.protection, a subsidiary of Econocom group, is a main unbiased participant in cybersecurity in France and BeLux. This strategic shift will validate Atos’ main situation in cybersecurity expert services in France with 500 focused gurus and will also bolster its number 1 situation in Europe.

Atos will advantage from digital.security’s 250 cybersecurity consultants and distinct IoT expertise, giving substantial synergy with Atos’ routines and shoppers – even though digital.protection will advantage from Atos’ intensive skills and main rankings in Managed Protection Solutions.

Made in 2015 with the support of Econocom and led by Jean-Claude Tapia, digital.protection operates in three nations. The company has crafted the first European CERT™ (Laptop Emergency Response Staff) with IoT protection check lab and delivers a large array of qualified expert services like implementation and job expert services, compliance and protection certifications, operational expert services and products distribution. digital.protection is providing blue-chip consumers, mostly in the money and insurance coverage sectors.

With this strategic shift, Atos confirms its situation as a chief on the French and European cybersecurity market. digital.security’s seasoned and certified consultants will bolster the Atos workforce and will double its cybersecurity methods in France.” claims Pierre Barnabé, Senior Govt Vice-President, Head of Huge Details & Cybersecurity at Atos. “In the wake of our most recent acquisitions, the acquisition of digital.protection demonstrates our ambition to develop into the key cybersecurity company for world-wide organizations in their digital journey.”

This merger would permit us collectively to create an unmatched benchmark participant in the digital protection market, by combining our skills and expert services in the fields of IT, IoT and OT. It would be a one of a kind prospect for our workforce and our shoppers.” claims Jean-Claude Tapia, President of digital.protection.

The closing of the transaction is predicted to consider position just before the end of the year and is issue to the consultation with employee agent bodies of each firms.