Atos signs agreement with OCF DATA to sell Bullion high-end servers

London, 5th September 2017

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced it has signed a channel partner agreement with OCF DATA Limited to resell the Atos Bullion server range to NHS trusts and higher education institutions as well as to companies in the manufacturing and utilities sectors in the UK.

OCF DATA specialises in integrating management information with business processes and will now place the powerful SAP and Oracle certified 8 to 16 sockets x86 Bullion serversat the centre of its data analytics offering.

Atos solutions are a highly differentiated value offer. Their modularity, high performance and flexible functionality make them the ideal product for high performance in-memory computing analytics solutions.

Atos is one of few companies worldwide delivering a certified platform over 8CPU, also fully certified by SAP and Oracle. Bullion servers are creating a new industry standard for High-End Enterprise Computing, capable of providing real-time value for fast-increasing data volumes.

Andy Grant, Head of Big Data and HPC, Atos UK&I said: “We are delighted to be working with OCF DATA to bring the capabilities of Bullion Big Data servers to new market sectors. Whether it is for large scale virtualisation, high performance data analytics or in-memory computing the Bullion architecture delivers market leading price performance and RAS capabilities, helping organisations manage their costs.”

OCF DATA Director Cliff Brereton said of the partnership: “This is an exciting opportunity for us to deliver the world-class Atos infrastructure technology to IT departments, where this will form the core infrastructure of an organisation’s internal data services. Whether it is running enterprise databases, managing and exploiting data lakes or improving the performance of JAVA applications, these solutions will improve performance, reduce licence costs, footprint and power costs over existing in-house deployments.”

The news follows the recent announcement that an agreement with Dell EMC will see the company resell the Atos high-end x86 Bullion servers.

Used by over 100 million end-users worldwide Bullion servers are widely deployed in businesses and governments, mainly in Europe, North America, Africa and Brazil. Through its unique features, it supports the digital transformation of many clients and offers:

  • An exceptional memory footprint, up to 24 TB (terabytes), to address Big Data applications, in-memory and real time.
  • A superior scalability, availability and serviceability which makes it the ideal scale-up platform for very large enterprise applications and in-memory databases.
  • A Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) reduction for large data lakes and virtualized clusters reaching up to 35% on database consolidation projects,
  • Official certification by SAP and Oracle,
  • A technological alternative at lower cost for Sparc and HP-UX systems.

Bullion is part of the data intensive, real-time enabling infrastructures in Atos Codex, a complete set of solutions and capabilities to design, build, run and secure smart data and cognitive business services, data platforms and Internet of Things.

For more information on Bullion go here

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with approximately 100,000 employees in 72 countries and annual revenue of around € 12 billion. In the UK & Ireland around 10,000 employees deliver business technology solutions for some of the country’s largest public and private sector organisations. The European number one in Big Data, Cybersecurity, High Performance Computing and Digital Workplace, The Group 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, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across various business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Energy & Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline. Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index

About OCF DATA

OCF DATA Limited based in Sheffield UK, transforms the operating performance of Healthcare, Higher Education, Manufacturing and Utilities companies, by overlaying accurately and timely management information in to business processes with advanced data & analytics solutions. OCF DATA uses unique talent, techniques and technology to deliver positive business performance change to its clients. These clients see more sales, more profit, better outcomes / quality and better managed budgets. The OCF Group has over 15 years of experience delivering high value solutions to clients.

Press contact:

Adam Fisher – adam.fisher@atos.net – +44 7989 145 665