Acquisition of Engage ESM
Bezons, January 2, 2017
Atos, a global leader in digital services, has announced the acquisition of Engage ESM, a leading provider in the enterprise-service management sector and a ServiceNow Gold Services Partner.This acquisition will enable Atos to offer enterprise and emerging customers an enhanced portfolio of cloud-based service-management solutions and further solidifies the position of Atos as Europe’s number one brand in IT and digital services. Atos is a ServiceNow Gold Sales Partner.
Eric Grall, Executive Vice-President and Head of Atos Infrastructure & Data Managmenet division said: “The acquisition of Engage ESM is an additional step towards our 2019 Ambition and our commitment to help our customers with all their digital transformation needs. It will also enhance the technological strengths and skills of our Digital Transformation Factory, notably in the field of the Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud.”
Mat Middleton, CEO of Engage ESM said: “This is an exciting development for everyone at Engage ESM, as well as for our customers across EMEA and the US. I am convinced that Atos is a perfect cultural and technological fit for the accelerated growth of the business and with such strong synergies we will be able to offer our customers even more value.”
Joe McKenna, co-founder & Executive Director of Engage ESM added: “I’m delighted that our staff will be joining an organization that shares our same passion for the development and growth of its employees and am looking forward to the enhanced opportunities this new chapter will bring”.
Operating globally with £17m in revenues and c. 140 employees, the majority of whom are based in the UK, Engage ESM consultants are among the most experienced in the world. In addition, the Company has demonstrated a strong capability in hiring, training, and retaining new consultants across their ESM practices.
The Engage ESM senior management team will join Atos and will continue to run and grow Engage ESM together with key employees and business partners. Engage ESM will continue to run as a separate company, Engage ESM – an Atos Company.
The transaction has been closed on December 30th 2016.
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Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital transformation with circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries and pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion. Serving a global client base, the Group is the European leader in Big Data, Cybersecurity and provides Cloud services, Infrastructure & Data Management, Business & platform solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting edge technologies, digital expertise and industry knowledge, the Group supports the digital transformation of its clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation. 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, Unify and Worldline.
For more information, visit: atos.net.
About Engage ESM
Engage ESM works with organisations to improve their ability to innovate and respond to the changing needs of their business. Whether the challenge is reducing costs, corporate governance, taking on new services or consolidating infrastructures, Engage ESM provides the impartial advice, expert skills and the Enterprise Service Management technology to enable IT organisations to manage continuous change. Key partners include ServiceNow, Cisco, Moogsoft and HP.
Further information: www.engage-esm.com