Atos and ICTroom join forces on Data Centre services
11th November 2015
Atos, an international leader in digital services, and ICTroom, experts in customized data centre solutions, have signed a global alliance agreement that establishes a partnership to deliver end-to-end Data Centre Services to their clients. Both companies are considered market leaders in their industries providing complimentary portfolios that deliver turn-key solutions for Data Centre clients. The agreement enables enterprises to create and operate a future-state technology eco-system that will support business growth, agility and sustainability.
Atos has a vast experience in data centre consolidation, moves, virtualization, optimization and transformation projects, in more than 1,000 data centre projects over the last 10 years. ICTroom has delivered over 250 data centres and computer rooms across Benelux, Europe and other parts of the world. In the beginning the scope of the alliance agreement includes the Benelux, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Central and Eastern Europe. More regions and countries will follow at a later stage.
Wim Los, Senior Vice President Technology Transformation Services at Atos: “Atos, a recognized leader in the DCO business now developing digital transformation services, has found in ICTroom a complementary Partner leading in the market of turn-key Data Centre construction solutions. We have complementary portfolios on Data Centre Services in which ICTroom provides all facilities and Atos all IT-related services. Our customers will benefit from our joined forces with added services that enhance implementation and reactivity time.”
Frank Brand, Managing Director ICTroom: “Strategic partnerships are no longer a ‘nice to have.’ They are critical in building out competitive advantage in today’s more complex IT industry. The partnership of Atos and ICTroom delivers a full end to end scope of services in Data Centre Design, construction and commissioning and allows for a tangible relationship that is greater than the sum of its parts.”
By combining the IT infrastructure capabilities of Atos and the facility infrastructure capabilities of ICTroom, customers benefit from an end-to-end service specialized in data centre facilities and technology infrastructure. The joint approach ensures a significant reduction of overall delivery time to achieve a live site and meets the specific needs of each client’s data centre. This alliance addresses challenges many enterprises face across multiple market sectors and geographies, reducing the business risk regardless of the development stage of a data centre project.
ICTroom designs, builds, operates and maintains highly reliable data centres and computer rooms. With a passion for all things ‘data centre’, ICTroom distinguishes itself by ensuring complete alignment with a client’s underlying business case, an understanding of how the data centre will be used and how it may be used in the future.
ICTroom is headquartered in the Netherlands with established sales offices in Belgium, the UK and Germany. Its clients are national and international enterprises, cloud service providers, governments and IT service companies. Since 2001 ICTroom has deployed 250 data centres and computer rooms across Benelux and in other parts of Europe and Africa, with IT power load ranging from 50kW to 10MW.
Scalability, flexibility, reliability and sustainability are integral components of all ICTroom’s infrastructure solutions; which range from the turnkey provision of multi-megawatt modular data centres through mechanical and electrical infrastructure upgrades to racks and structured cabling.
ICTroom’s expertise in design and operations together with the use of best-of-breed components from leading equipment manufacturers ensures top quality data centre performance and reliability.
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2014 pro forma annual revenue of circa € 11 billion and 93,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline. For more information, visit: https://atos.net/en-gb and Technology transformation services.
Frank Brand, Managing Director of ICTroom (l) and Wim Los, Senior Vice President Technology Transformation Services at Atos (r) just signed the alliance agreement