“Atos and Typesafe sign global partnership agreement to serve growing demand for reactive applications”

Paris, 31 July 2014

Companies agree on global go-to-market after successful engagements at top global brands

Atos, an international information technology services company, and Typesafe, the San Francisco- based provider of the world's leading Reactive platform and the company behind the Play Framework, Akka and Scala, today announced a strategic partnership that will align sales, marketing and delivery strategy between the two companies.

This partnership gives Atos access to Typesafe technology and support with a strategic alignment between the two organizations to develop a joint sales, marketing and delivery strategy, positioning Atos as a Strategic Global System Integrator for large-scale deliveries on the Typesafe platform. With this partnership, Typesafe will in turn increase geographical reach, strengthening global customer service capabilities through Atos.

Typesafe's Reactive Platform addresses the specific requirements of scaling modern applications across distributed architectures, and the need for the following characteristics:

  • Event-Driven: Enable parallel, asynchronous processing of messages or events with ease.
  • Scalable: Can scale elastically across nodes, and into the cloud, to provide compute power on demand.
  • Resilient: The ability to recover and repair automatically in order to provide seamless business continuity.
  • Responsive: Rich, engaging user interfaces that provide instant feedback based on user interactions and other stimuli.

“Just like the U.S., Europe is rethinking application infrastructure to support modern application scale requirements across distributed computing environments,” said Francois Stieger, VP of EMEA and India at Typesafe. “Atos is one of Europe's top systems integrators and has already experienced great success with the Typesafe Reactive Platform in modernizing production environments at major brands, and we're excited to engage with Atos as a partner globally.”

“During the past 2 years, several projects delivered by Atos have proven that the Typesafe Reactive Platform facilitates highly robust, scalable and efficient applications which help our clients to successfully address the business challenges of today and tomorrow. Customers can now rely on the combined strength of both organizations to accelerate their transformation towards the digital business”, commented Francis Meston, Executive Vice President, Global Consulting and System Integration at Atos.

About Typesafe

Typesafe (Twitter: @Typesafe) is dedicated to helping developers build Reactive applications on the JVM. With the Typesafe Reactive Platform, you can create modern, event-driven applications that scale on multicore and cloud computing architectures. Typesafe Activator, a browser-based tool with reusable templates, makes it easy to get started with Play Framework, Akka and Scala. Backed by Greylock Partners, Shasta Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures and Juniper Networks, Typesafe is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Switzerland and Sweden. To start building Reactive applications today, download Typesafe Activator!

About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is an international information technology services company with 2013 annual revenue of € 8.6 billion and 76,300 employees in 52 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers IT services through Consulting & Systems Integration, Managed Operations, and transactional services through Worldline, the European leader and a global player in the payments services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across different business sectors: Manufacturing, Retail & Transportation; Public Sector & Health; Financial Services; Telcos, Media & 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 & Paralympic Games and is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Worldline and Atos Worldgrid.

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José de Vries
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