Paris, July 27, 2020,

Atos, a world-wide leader in electronic transformation, nowadays announces that it has entered into special negotiations with shareholders from electronic.protection with a view to obtaining the corporation. electronic.protection, a subsidiary of Econocom group, is a major impartial participant in cybersecurity in France and BeLux. This strategic go will ensure Atos’ major situation in cybersecurity companies in France with 500 committed gurus and will also fortify its range 1 situation in Europe.

Atos will gain from electronic.security’s 250 cybersecurity consultants and particular IoT awareness, offering major synergy with Atos’ routines and shoppers – although electronic.protection will gain from Atos’ in depth know-how and major rankings in Managed Protection Services.

Made in 2015 with the assistance of Econocom and led by Jean-Claude Tapia, electronic.protection operates in 3 nations. The corporation has created the initially European CERT™ (Laptop Emergency Reaction Workforce) with IoT protection exam lab and presents a large vary of professional companies like implementation and undertaking companies, compliance and protection certifications, operational companies and product distribution. electronic.protection is providing blue-chip clients, largely in the economic and insurance plan sectors.

With this strategic go, Atos confirms its situation as a leader on the French and European cybersecurity current market. electronic.security’s experienced and accredited consultants will fortify the Atos team and will double its cybersecurity means in France.” claims Pierre Barnabé, Senior Executive Vice-President, Head of Large Information & Cybersecurity at Atos. “In the wake of our most recent acquisitions, the acquisition of electronic.protection demonstrates our ambition to turn into the critical cybersecurity service provider for world-wide companies in their electronic journey.”

This merger would let us collectively to produce an unmatched benchmark participant in the electronic protection current market, by combining our know-how and companies in the fields of IT, IoT and OT. It would be a exclusive option for our staff members and our shoppers.” claims Jean-Claude Tapia, President of electronic.protection.

The closing of the transaction is anticipated to get location ahead of the conclude of the year and is issue to the consultation with employee representative bodies of the two providers.