“Shell partners with Atos for IT and non IT services ”
Utrecht, 13 March 2013
Atos, as preferred supplier, delivers support in many areas
Atos, an international IT services company, today announced that it has signed a 3-year framework agreement with Shell to provide both IT and non IT services to support its business activities in the Netherlands. As preferred supplier, Atos now provides experts in IT, Accounting & Finance, Contracting & Procurement, Human Resources, Customer Services and Communication & Marketing.
Shell has decided to reduce its number of IT and non IT service providers from 18 to 6. With only a limited number of partners, strategic and pro-active performance is required to deliver experts in relevant areas. The change enables Shell to realise substantial savings on management costs. In recent years, Atos has proved itself as a reliable outsourcing partner for Shell, capable of meeting Shell's strict criteria. The status of preferred supplier for IT and non IT services allows Atos to enhance its visibility within the Shell organization and to further reinforce its market position for IT and non IT services in the oil and gas industry.
“In the past few years Atos made every effort to be an excellent IT partner for Shell. This contract shows that we have succeeded. Both Shell and Atos are satisfied with the cooperation. We are delighted with this contract and will do whatever we can to further develop our partnership with Shell”, says Rob Pols, CEO of Atos.
Atos is an international information technology services company with annual 2012 revenue of EUR 8.8 billion and 76,400 employees in 47 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 sector, Healthcare & Transport; 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.
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