Atos Switzerland becomes a strategic partner of Sette Sports AG
Bern, 23rd March 2022 - Atos Switzerland and Sette Sports AG have entered into a partnership: As a technology, innovation, service and consulting provider for digital transformation, Atos will support Fabian Cancellara's cycling platform. In addition to renowned partners BMC, SRAM and DT SWISS, Atos Switzerland also supports the only Swiss professional road cycling team, the Swiss Racing Academy.
As part of the partnership, Sette Sports will have access to Atos' comprehensive know-how in terms of network technology, cloud, data management and cybersecurity as well as sustainability.
At the same time, Atos Switzerland will also become a partner of the mass sports platform "Chasing Cancellara", which will also benefit from Atos' extensive know-how. “We are delighted to have such a renowned IT partner at our side in Atos Switzerland and to continue to drive the digital transformation of our event series. In this way, we can offer our participants an even better experience,” explains Sette SportsManaging Director Raphael Meyer.
Bruno Schenk, CEO of Atos Switzerland, is a keen cyclist himself. "Business decision-makers can learn a lot from sport," says Schenk. “Both require a vision first, then discipline, practice, perseverance and the ability to learn from mistakes – but ultimately also trust.” Schenk explains the partnership with Sette Sports AG as follows: “Our values fit together perfectly. Both of us not only want to improve technology, but also create development opportunities for people by combining mental strength and leadership skills with sustainability. For us at Atos Switzerland, it is important not only to have a partnership with the Swiss Racing Academy, but also to get in direct contact with the many thousands of amateur athletes and fans. Therefore, Sette Sports is the perfect partner for us to drive innovation and further develop technologies and people.”
Fabian Cancellara, mentor of the Swiss Racing Academy, welcomes the cooperation as a win-win situation: "Our goal is to get the best out of the young athletes. In Atos we have found a partner who will help us in every respect - thanks to its network power, its experience with a large number of well-known customers and its strong local presence in Switzerland."
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 107,000 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 is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on Euronext Paris and included in the CAC 40 ESG and Next 20 Paris Stock indexes.
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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