Atos accelerates its digital transformation as it goes live on SAP S/4HANA Cloud

RISE with SAP enables Atos to better support its clients’ move to the cloud with its own first-hand best practice

Paris, 18 October 2021

Atos today announces that it is one of the first SAP global partners to go live on SAP S/4HANA® Cloud, private edition, a core component of the RISE with SAP offering announced at the beginning of the year. This successful implementation spanned across the entire Atos business – to all 105,000 employees across 71 countries – and made possible in record time. In less than nine months, Atos effectively moved all 42 of its business-critical systems with more than 500 interfaces, from its SAP S/4HANA on-premise instance to SAP S/4HANA Cloud. Atos is one of the very first companies to complete this migration to the cloud. Its business-critical systems include finance, logistics and HR platforms, staff self-service portals and data analytics tools.

Atos is now equipped with the latest leading business processes and practices from SAP to support its own digital transformation and accelerate innovation. With low-latency connection to very advanced cloud services Atos will now be able to leverage and optimize Artificial Intelligence, Predictive Analysis, Machine Learning, and Blockchain to fast-track innovation and develop new solutions. Using SAP S/4HANA Cloud, Atos will streamline operations and optimize processes so that its IT teams are freed up to focus on innovation and projects that bring value to the business.

Additionally, Atos can support its clients more effectively, by sharing its first-hand best practice and benefits in support of customers, who like them, are looking to securely implement or to migrate to SAP S/4HANA Cloud through RISE with SAP.

Moving to the cloud from on-premise also supports Atos’ decarbonization objective to reach “net zero” by 2028. It assures that Atos uses only the resources that are needed, thereby positively reducing its carbon footprint.

“We are really proud to have now successfully completed the full migration to SAP S/4HANA Cloud and in such a short timeline. This ensures that we now have a strong foundation, bringing us speed, flexibility and innovation, on which to build and accelerate our own digital transformation,” said Frédéric Aubrière, Group CIO at Atos. “The benefits are clear – not only in terms of streamlined operations, cost optimization and resource redeployment meaning we can be more focused on our clients and continue to drive forward our industry-tailored approach, but also in terms of decarbonization and meeting our carbon objectives.”

SAP is pleased to support Atos‘ digital journey and ongoing business transformation. Thanks to a remarkable collaboration between our teams, we collectively delivered on plans within a nine-month period enabling Atos to further develop its competitive edge and benefit from SAP’s comprehensive, intelligent, customer-centric offering to unlock future opportunities for growth,” said Brian Duffy, President of Cloud at SAP.

RISE with SAP is SAP’s newest offering that allows customers to take their business-critical elements into the cloud, accelerating their digital transformation and value realization of their investments in their journey to an intelligent enterprise.

In support of this offering Atos brings its Atos OneCloud initiative, providing customers with its extensive cloud expertise, including its unique bare metal capabilities with its SAP-certified BullSequana S high-performance servers. It will help accelerate customers’ journey to an intelligent enterprise with RISE with SAP by providing a fully managed, secure, and decarbonized transition to the cloud. Atos has over 35 years’ experience in implementing SAP solutions.


About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 105,000 employees and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos operates under the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the Next 20 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.

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