“Atos Awarded for Global System Outsourcer and Global Federation SI/SO VMware Partner of the Year at VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016”

Dallas, 23 March 2016

Atos Awarded for Delivering Innovative Virtualization and Cloud Technologies

Atos, an international leader in digital services, today announced that it has received two Global VMware Partner Innovation Awards in the Global System Outsourcer and Global Federation SI/SO categories. Atos was recognized at VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016, held in March 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona.


“I am pleased to recognize a select group of partners who have received a Global VMware Partner Innovation Award. These honorees have distinguished themselves through demonstrated excellence and achievements in 2015,” said Ross Brown, senior vice president, Worldwide Partners and Alliances, VMware. “VMware congratulates Atos on winning Global VMware Partner Innovation Awards, and we look forward to our continued collaboration in 2016.”

“I am particularly honored to have received, in the name of Atos, two notable VMware awards - Global System Outsourcer and Global Federation SI/SO categories,” said Michel-Alain Proch, Group Senior Executive Vice President, CEO North American Operations, Atos. “We view our strategic partnership with the EMC Federation and VMware in particular as decisive contributors to our expansion strategy both globally and into North America. The credit for these awards goes first to our outstanding teams who work together with VMware across multiple markets dedicated to providing customers a secure, orchestrated and automated journey to the Hybrid Cloud. We look forward to expanding our partnership with VMware as we lead our valued customers into the next evolution of the digital transformation space.”


Recipients of a Global VMware Partner Innovation Award were acknowledged in 19 categories for their excellence in performance and distinctive achievements during 2015. Categories included:


  • Distributor Partner of the Year
  • Education Partner of the Year Award
  • Emerging Markets Distributor Partner of the Year
  • Enterprise Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • Federation System Integrator and System Outsourcer Partner of the Year
  • Global System Integrator of the Year
  • Global System Outsourcer of the Year
  • Innovation OEM Partner of the Year
  • Marketing Partner of the Year
  • Mobility Partner of the Year
  • NSX® Partner of the Year
  • Renewals Partner of the Year
  • Rising Star Partner of the Year
  • SDDC Partner of the Year
  • Service Provider Partner of the Year
  • Solution Provider Partner of the Year
  • Strategic Alliance Partner of the Year
  • Technical Partner of the Year
  • vCloud® Air™ Partner of the Year


About VMware Partner Leadership Summit


VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016 offers VMware partners the opportunity to engage with VMware executives and industry peers as to explore business opportunities, customer use cases, solution practices and partnering best practices. An invitation-only event, VMware Partner Leadership Summit 2016 provides partners with the resources they need to develop and execute a comprehensive go-to-market plan in 2016 and beyond.


About Atos


Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 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, Unify and Worldline.

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