Atos enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire digital.security

Paris, July 27, 2020,

Atos, a global chief in electronic transformation, these days announces that it has entered into special negotiations with shareholders from electronic.protection with a see to buying the firm. electronic.protection, a subsidiary of Econocom team, is a major independent player in cybersecurity in France and BeLux. This strategic move will validate Atos’ major position in cybersecurity companies in France with 500 dedicated professionals and will also improve its selection one position in Europe.

Atos will profit from electronic.security’s 250 cybersecurity consultants and precise IoT know-how, supplying sizeable synergy with Atos’ routines and shoppers – while electronic.protection will profit from Atos’ extensive skills and major rankings in Managed Security Expert services.

Made in 2015 with the aid of Econocom and led by Jean-Claude Tapia, electronic.protection operates in 3 international locations. The firm has constructed the first European CERT™ (Computer system Emergency Reaction Team) with IoT protection examination lab and provides a wide array of skilled companies together with implementation and job companies, compliance and protection certifications, operational companies and merchandise distribution. electronic.protection is providing blue-chip clientele, generally in the fiscal and insurance sectors.

With this strategic move, Atos confirms its position as a chief on the French and European cybersecurity market. electronic.security’s experienced and qualified consultants will improve the Atos crew and will double its cybersecurity means in France.” says Pierre Barnabé, Senior Government Vice-President, Head of Big Info & Cybersecurity at Atos. “In the wake of our hottest acquisitions, the acquisition of electronic.protection demonstrates our ambition to turn into the important cybersecurity supplier for global businesses in their electronic journey.”

This merger would make it possible for us alongside one another to create an unrivaled benchmark player in the electronic protection market, by combining our skills and companies in the fields of IT, IoT and OT. It would be a exclusive opportunity for our workforce and our shoppers.” says Jean-Claude Tapia, President of electronic.protection.

The closing of the transaction is anticipated to consider position ahead of the finish of the yr and is matter to the session with employee agent bodies of the two providers.