“City of Tallinn Selects Atos for SAP® Hosting and Application Management Services”
Tallinn, 24 June 2015
City of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, has chosen Atos, an international leader in digital services, as its provider of SAP® hosting and application management services. Atos will offer reliable and cost-efficient SAP hosting services from green energy data centers. Moreover, it will support the City of Tallinn with SAP development and support resources for all its business needs. The IT services provider will provide these services through its cloud-based platform. Both parties have signed a five-year agreement.
This partnership provides the City of Tallinn with continuity for its critical services, high availability of the system on a 24/7 basis, and professional resources for all support and development tasks. Its SAP hosting services comprise full service starting from data center facilities, including server, storage and back-up, systems monitoring and operations.
“Atos has a long track record and has been a trusted partner for us for many years. We have chosen Atos for cloud services because Atos will support us with a reliable IT infrastructure, with a high availability and a wide range of service levels that correspond with our specific solution needs,” stated Martin Männil, head of the ERP Department of the City of Tallinn. “Thanks to our cooperation, we will be able to realize our strategic goals and enhance our flexibility. This makes it possible to improve the quality of our services with the latest technology and service automation.”
“We are very proud that the municipality of Tallinn continues to cooperate with us. As a leading SAP partner, Atos focuses on continuous process improvement in order to increase efficiency and cost-effectiveness, which enables our customers to concentrate on their core activities,” stated Harri Saikkonen, managing director of Atos in Finland.
For more than 35 years, Atos and SAP have worked together to create new value for customers around the globe, making this one of the most longstanding partnerships in IT today. Recently Atos launched its program for SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA® (SAP S/4HANA) to support its customers in migrating their landscapes to SAP's next-generation business suite, enabling them to innovate and be ready for the future. With more than 11,000 consultants focused on SAP customers, Atos supports over 1,400,000 end users of SAP software, and has put in place over 5,000 implementations in more than 90 countries. Its unique engineering heritage and unrivalled global resources helps ensure that Atos is well placed to unlock the full power of SAP solutions for its customers.
Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is located just 82 km south of Helsinki. With its population of 430,000 and area of 159.35 km², Tallinn is the largest city in Estonia. Tallinn is a “smart” city and among Europe's most technology-oriented municipalities, leading the way in everything from free public Wi-Fi to convenient e-services. The international think tank Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) has included Tallinn among the Top 7 Intelligent Communities of the Year five times. By using e-Estonia services, you can use numerous public services starting from tax declarations and authorized document signatures to social services and commercial transactions. Estonia is the first country to offer e-Residency — a transnational digital identity available to anyone in the world interested in administering a location-independent business online. In 2018 Tallinn is applying for the title of European Green Capital.
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a global digital services leader with 2014 pro forma annual revenue of circa €10 billion and 86,000 employees in 66 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy and Worldline.
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