IJsselstein, the Netherlands and Paris, France – December sixteen, 2020

Atos today announces it has arrived at an settlement to acquire Motiv ICT Security, the biggest unbiased Managed Security Companies (MSS) supplier in the Netherlands. This acquisition will boost Atos’ posture as the 3rd worldwide Managed Security Companies supplier[one] and grow its abilities in key parts these as danger detection and reaction. In addition, Motiv’s sovereign Security Operations Center (SOC), independently certified at the optimum degrees of maturity, will further bolster Atos’ considerable community of world SOCs, a pivotal component of the Atos Prescriptive Security method.

Atos will benefit from Motiv’s 180+ extremely proficient cybersecurity authorities, together with the Motiv Academy, perfectly known for its ability to rapid-track new expertise into SOC operational deployment. This acquisition will also convey added community marketplace awareness and professional security perception of substantial price to Atos’ functions and customers.

Atos’ considerable abilities in electronic transformation will benefit Motiv’s client foundation of far more than one hundred massive and mid-tier customers in the general public sector, regulation enforcement, money services and healthcare sectors, while opening new chances for Motiv to maximize its footprint further across the Netherlands and Northern Europe. Motiv will also benefit from Atos’ current expense in the Managed Detection and Response (MDR) platform, AIsaac, bringing condition-of-the-artwork technology to Dutch customers.

Established in 1998 and headquartered in IJsselstein, Motiv is a chief in MSS and Security Operation Center services in the Netherlands.

“Motiv supports Atos’ electronic security vision for a converged business enterprise-driven security paradigm, enabled by sovereign functionality and client intimacy, and produced attainable through its finish-to-finish security services. This strategic acquisition further confirms Atos’ management in the European cybersecurity marketplace. Motiv’s track history in expansion, community experience and standing in the marketplace will bolster Atos’ teams in Northern Europe supplying a superb prospect to develop the electronic security business enterprise.” says Pierre Barnabé, Senior Government Vice-President, Head of Major Information & Cybersecurity at Atos. “This enhances the most current in a collection of strategic acquisitions to bolster our community functionality in getting to be the key dependable cybersecurity spouse for world organizations on their electronic journeys.

“By becoming a member of forces with Atos, we speed up on our mission to guidance the safe electronic transformation of our customers, unlocking the complete potential of Atos’ world cyber security provider and abilities to our customers”, says Aksel Dorèl, CEO of Motiv. “We are fired up with this significant following phase for Motiv, our workforce and our customers”.

The closing of the transaction is envisioned to get location in Q1 2021 and is issue to customary anti-belief filings.

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About Atos

Atos is a world chief in electronic transformation with a hundred and ten,000 workforce and annual earnings of € 12 billion. European quantity a single in cybersecurity, cloud and high functionality computing, the team provides customized finish-to-finish options for all industries in 73 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and solutions, Atos is fully commited to a safe and decarbonized electronic for its clientele. Atos operates less than the brand names Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), mentioned on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The intent of Atos is to help style and design the long run of the info room. Its experience and services guidance the progress of awareness, instruction and analysis in a multicultural method and lead to the progress of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the environment, the team enables its customers and workforce, and associates of societies at massive to are living, operate and develop sustainably, in a protected and safe info room.

About Motiv ICT Security

Motiv is a leading Dutch cyber security provider supplier with about 22 a long time of working experience. Motiv provides organizations in the two the general public and non-public sectors with cyber security options and services to avert cybercrime, information theft and information leaks. Motiv’s skilled security pros cautiously detect security challenges and present ground breaking options that make sure optimum safe business enterprise processes and programs. The Motiv Security Operations Center (SOC) has been acknowledged as a world chief in unbiased external assessments centered on the Security Operations Maturity Product (SOMM).

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[one]Gartner Industry Share: IT Companies, Globally, 2019, thirteen April 2020