“Atos Positioned as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, Europe 2012”

Paris, 30 August 2012

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

Atos, an international IT services company, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a leader in the ″Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, Europe 2012” 1 .


Atos has been positioned based on “ability to execute” and “completeness of vision.” Gartner defines its leader's quadrant as including service providers that are “performing skillfully. They have a clear vision of the market's direction and are developing competencies to maintain their leadership position. They shape the market, rather than follow it.”


Eric Grall, Executive Vice President of Managed Services at Atos said: “Atos has built a reputation in the IT sector with over 20 years' experience at the forefront of IT outsourcing. We see that competition and economic drivers continue to demand more of IT outsourcing and believe that our positioning in the Leaders quadrant is proof of our continued focus on innovation and ability to meet our client's demands.”


About Atos


Atos is an international information technology services company with annual revenues of EUR 8.5 billion and 74,000 employees in 42 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers hi-tech transactional services, consulting, systems integration and managed services. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldline and Atos WorldGrid.


About the Magic Quadrant


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CONTACT:


Caroline Crouch
Email: caroline.crouch@atos.net

1 Gartner: “Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, Europe 2012 »