“Atos and AOS Studley sign global partnership to launch innovative offering for The Future Workplace”
Paris, 14 June 2012
Atos, an international IT services company, signed a global partnership with AOS Studley, a real estate Consulting company, in order to offer its customers an innovative end-to-end offering to create The Future Workplace. The joint offering “Smart Campus” will handle the complete workplace transformation program of a company, from real estate strategy, to new working environment supported by high level technology. This results in a complete results-oriented solution, a first in the market combining the expertise of Atos in IT services and AOS Studley's real-estate and work environment knowledge.
The Future Workplace concept is part of Atos Well Being @ Work initiative aimed at imagining new ways of working and intensively using new technologies while matching the social expectations of employees and the “Y generation”. It covers all aspects of the future workplace, from implementing new spaces design, reengineering management processes, delivering specific tools for users, enabling new levels of collaboration and flexible working thanks last innovative solutions (Zero Email TM, Cloud computing and Zero carbon hosting).
A revolution in work patterns
To address the changes in the relationship between people, space and time, the challenges for business are numerous. More mobile, more connected, users are turning to spaces and technologies suited to their new ways of working. A working environment that meets these new needs is emerging as a performance driver for companies, combining social, financial and environment benefits aligned with the company strategy.
“We have a fructuous five-year working experience with AOS Studley who was our partner during the creation of Atos new headquarters in Bezons (near Paris). The campus represented a real transformation with an excellent business case and its success story convinced us to share our experience with our customers. We have a long-term commitment to innovation and sustainability and wish to accompany our clients with a joint Atos and AOS Studley offering so that they can excel environmentally and socially.”, says Philippe Mareine, EVP General Secretary, in charge of Corporate and Social Responsibility and Wellbeing at Work at Atos.
"Much more than a client, Atos has become a real partner for AOS Studley, with whom we have established a trusting relationship during many joint projects. We share the conviction that the company's future through a revolution in work patterns, combining new performance spaces and advanced technology. Together, AOS Studley and Atos have the ability to offer comprehensive and a tailored end-to-end offering to optimize business performance. We are proud to participate in this project and once again put our expertise of complementary services to the benefit of its users." said Gilles Betthaeuser, President of AOS Studley.
Be a long-term partner on the sustainable journey
The Group understands the role it has to play through developing solutions that allow its clients to operate in a more sustainable way which is both good for their own business and for the environment. Atos “Firm of the Future” strategy helps its clients transform to a sustainable, collaborative and adaptive organization addressing both strategic and operational levels and the supporting infrastructure. All Atos commitments and offers are described in its last CSR report, which received an honorable mention A+ from GRI. AOS Studley is ISO14001 certified, and winner of awards HQE and Great Place to Work ®2012.
Atos is an international information technology services company with annual 2011 pro forma revenue of EUR 8.5 billion and 74,000 employees in 48 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers hi-tech transactional services, consulting and technology services, systems integration and managed services. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across the following market sectors: Manufacturing, Retail, Services; Public, Health &Transports; Financial Services; Telecoms, Media & Technology; Energy & Utilities. 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 and Paralympic Games and is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting & Technology Services, Atos Worldline and Atos Worldgrid.
About the AOS Studley group
For more than 20 years, AOS Studley supported occupiers in their strategy by optimizing their real estate transformation. The group employs 400 people globally, with 2011 revenues of 75 million Euros. It is present in 22 countries (including France, Belgium, The Netherlands, UK, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, USA, Moroccon, Czech Republic, Brazil, India, Russia) and has a portfolio of more than 600 clients.
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