Atos recognized as Google Cloud Global Breakthrough Partner of the Year

Paris, April 9, 2019 – Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced at Google Cloud Next ’19 that it has received the 2018 Google Cloud Global Breakthrough Partner of the Year Award. This year’s award was presented at the Partner Summit at Next ‘19 in San Francisco, which showcases Google Cloud technologies and solutions for cloud, collaboration and artificial intelligence.

Atos was recognized for its outstanding growth in its customer base over the last year to extend the reach of the Google Cloud ecosystem. Through Atos’s expertise in cloud orchestration, migration and management, joint customers have been able to use the cloud to power transformation and innovation and respond faster to customer needs.

Since the start of its official global partnership with Google Cloud in April last year, Atos has signed many major clients to Google Cloud including global companies in the industrial, pharmaceutical, telecommunications and broadcast sectors.

“This award is an exciting recognition of our growing partnership with Google Cloud” said Eric Grall, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Global Operations and Infrastructure & Data Management at Atos “We’re proud of the achievements we’ve made in the last year including becoming ‘Google Cloud-first’ in just 6 months and enabling many businesses worldwide to realize the true value that the cloud can bring.”

“We’re thrilled to recognize Atos as the 2018 Google Cloud Global Breakthrough Partner of the Year,” said Carolee Gearhart, Vice President, Worldwide Channel Sales at Google Cloud. “Atos has proven their expertise in Google Cloud and has demonstrated their commitment to customer success over the past year. We’re excited to keep building on our partnership with Atos as more and more customers look to our ecosystem to help them succeed in the cloud.”

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About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions through its Digital Transformation Factory, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge technologies and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across all business sectors. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, Unify and Worldline. Atos is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

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Eric Grall

Senior Executive Vice-President, coordinating Global Operations and RACE Program, Head of Infrastructure & Data Management

Eric Grall comes from HP that he joined as a graduate in 1986, and where he held first positions in marketing and R&D in the product business, before entering the Services activities of the Group in 1998. He then had several management positions related to outsourcing, from pre-sales to operations. In 2005, he was appointed Vice-President and General Manager in charge of the Global Services Delivery for HP in the EMEA region, covering outsourcing, consulting and support services and led a major transformation of its delivery model.

After the EDS acquisition in 2008, Eric led the ITO activities of the new outsourcing business. Eric joined Atos in 2009 as EVP of the Infrastructure & Data Management Division.

Since 2017, he is Executive Vice-President in charge of Atos Global Operations (Infrastructure & Data Management, Business & Platform Solutions, Big Data & Cybersecurity, and Unify Software & Platforms), RACE Program, and Geographic Business Units.  He is part of the Atos General Management Committee since February 2018.