Atos enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire digital.security

Paris, July 27, 2020,

Atos, a worldwide leader in digital transformation, right now announces that it has entered into exclusive negotiations with shareholders from digital.protection with a view to acquiring the company. digital.protection, a subsidiary of Econocom team, is a main impartial participant in cybersecurity in France and BeLux. This strategic go will ensure Atos’ main place in cybersecurity expert services in France with five hundred committed industry experts and will also bolster its quantity one place in Europe.

Atos will profit from digital.security’s 250 cybersecurity consultants and particular IoT information, presenting important synergy with Atos’ things to do and prospects – although digital.protection will profit from Atos’ in depth know-how and main rankings in Managed Security Expert services.

Designed in 2015 with the assistance of Econocom and led by Jean-Claude Tapia, digital.protection operates in 3 countries. The company has created the first European CERT™ (Computer Crisis Reaction Crew) with IoT protection check lab and offers a vast assortment of skilled expert services including implementation and challenge expert services, compliance and protection certifications, operational expert services and solution distribution. digital.protection is providing blue-chip clients, mostly in the fiscal and insurance coverage sectors.

With this strategic go, Atos confirms its place as a leader on the French and European cybersecurity market. digital.security’s skilled and accredited consultants will bolster the Atos team and will double its cybersecurity sources in France.” states Pierre Barnabé, Senior Government Vice-President, Head of Big Details & Cybersecurity at Atos. “In the wake of our latest acquisitions, the acquisition of digital.protection demonstrates our ambition to develop into the important cybersecurity supplier for worldwide corporations in their digital journey.”

This merger would allow us jointly to create an unequalled benchmark participant in the digital protection market, by combining our know-how and expert services in the fields of IT, IoT and OT. It would be a exceptional chance for our staff and our prospects.” states Jean-Claude Tapia, President of digital.protection.

The closing of the transaction is anticipated to acquire location before the conclusion of the 12 months and is subject matter to the consultation with employee agent bodies of the two firms.