Atos enters into exclusive negotiations to acquire digital.security

Paris, July 27, 2020, Atos, a international leader in digital transformation, right now announces that

Paris, July 27, 2020,

Atos, a international leader in digital transformation, right now announces that it has entered into exceptional negotiations with shareholders from digital.safety with a view to acquiring the business. digital.safety, a subsidiary of Econocom team, is a major independent participant in cybersecurity in France and BeLux. This strategic move will ensure Atos’ major posture in cybersecurity companies in France with 500 dedicated specialists and will also bolster its quantity 1 posture in Europe.

Atos will profit from digital.security’s 250 cybersecurity consultants and precise IoT expertise, providing substantial synergy with Atos’ actions and buyers – while digital.safety will profit from Atos’ substantial abilities and major rankings in Managed Safety Companies.

Made in 2015 with the assist of Econocom and led by Jean-Claude Tapia, digital.safety operates in three nations around the world. The business has developed the first European CERT™ (Computer Unexpected emergency Reaction Crew) with IoT safety test lab and provides a large range of skilled companies which includes implementation and project companies, compliance and safety certifications, operational companies and solution distribution. digital.safety is offering blue-chip customers, largely in the economic and coverage sectors.

With this strategic move, Atos confirms its posture as a leader on the French and European cybersecurity marketplace. digital.security’s skilled and accredited consultants will bolster the Atos group and will double its cybersecurity means in France.” states Pierre Barnabé, Senior Government Vice-President, Head of Major Facts & Cybersecurity at Atos. “In the wake of our newest acquisitions, the acquisition of digital.safety demonstrates our ambition to develop into the critical cybersecurity service provider for international companies in their digital journey.”

This merger would let us together to build an unmatched benchmark participant in the digital safety marketplace, by combining our abilities and companies in the fields of IT, IoT and OT. It would be a special prospect for our employees and our buyers.” states Jean-Claude Tapia, President of digital.safety.

The closing of the transaction is expected to just take location just before the conclude of the calendar year and is subject matter to the consultation with worker representative bodies of each businesses.