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Atos enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire digital.security

Paris, July 27, 2020,

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces that it has entered into unique negotiations with shareholders from digital.protection with a view to buying the company. digital.protection, a subsidiary of Econocom group, is a top unbiased participant in cybersecurity in France and BeLux. This strategic shift will validate Atos’ top situation in cybersecurity providers in France with five hundred devoted specialists and will also fortify its variety one situation in Europe.

Atos will reward from digital.security’s 250 cybersecurity consultants and precise IoT awareness, supplying significant synergy with Atos’ functions and clients – whilst digital.protection will reward from Atos’ extensive abilities and top rankings in Managed Stability Products and services.

Made in 2015 with the aid of Econocom and led by Jean-Claude Tapia, digital.protection operates in 3 nations. The company has developed the first European CERT™ (Computer Unexpected emergency Response Workforce) with IoT protection check lab and delivers a vast array of experienced providers which include implementation and venture providers, compliance and protection certifications, operational providers and solution distribution. digital.protection is providing blue-chip purchasers, mainly in the economical and insurance policies sectors.

With this strategic shift, Atos confirms its situation as a leader on the French and European cybersecurity industry. digital.security’s seasoned and certified consultants will fortify the Atos group and will double its cybersecurity assets in France.” claims Pierre Barnabé, Senior Executive Vice-President, Head of Major Knowledge & Cybersecurity at Atos. “In the wake of our hottest acquisitions, the acquisition of digital.protection demonstrates our ambition to develop into the critical cybersecurity service provider for global companies in their digital journey.”

This merger would make it possible for us together to generate an unmatched benchmark participant in the digital protection industry, by combining our abilities and providers in the fields of IT, IoT and OT. It would be a distinctive option for our employees and our clients.” claims Jean-Claude Tapia, President of digital.protection.

The closing of the transaction is envisioned to get area before the finish of the 12 months and is topic to the consultation with worker consultant bodies of both equally providers.