Opening of a new Security Operations Center: Atos expands its service in cybersecurity expertise and global protection

Paris, 26 September 2016

Atos, through its commercial brand Bull, announces the opening of a new Security Operations Center (SOC) in Romania, further expanding its current global footprint to proactively respond to an increasing market need in cybersecurity.

Security needs are growing steadily due to the data deluge and mobility. Customers require continuous access to security expertise and need a partner that is capable of catering to their growing and fast-changing security needs as driven by their digital transformation.

The opening of the Security Operations Center in Timisoara, Romania, will support significantly the rapid growth of Atos global customer base. The new SOC already provides protection, detection and response security services to over 20 global customers, completing furthermore assistance to our worldwide clients in their secure digital transformation.

With over 13 SOC worldwide, Atos is more than ever well equipped to protect its customers’ core business from cyber threats, with continuous monitoring of security events, detection of cyberattacks in real time and fast response to neutralize security incidents.

“We are happy to enlarge our footprint with Atos expertise in Big Data & Cybersecurity and to offer our clients better services. With this new Romanian SOC, Atos enhances its “follow the sun” cyber security strategy and expands its expertise capabilities to help customers understand and control their security risks, reinforce their security protection controls, and access to 24/7 real time monitoring of their security exposure. With this additional SOC we strengthen our expertise to guarantee our customers worldwide with the utmost service”, says Chris Moret, Vice-President CyberSecurity at Atos.

“We are delighted to introduce a new Security Operations Center in Timisoria.” says Catalina Dodu, Country Manager of Atos in Romania. “Our products and services meet the most critical customer demands and will be able to serve our customers in Romania and internationally. We cover a diverse range of security services from endpoint protection, to security monitoring & response, to perimeter protection and Identity as a Service. We are dedicated to create extra employment in the region as we will need more expertise in the near future”.

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.

Bull is the Atos brand for its technology products and software, which are today distributed in over 50 countries worldwide. With a rich heritage of over 80 years of technological innovation, 2000 patents and a 700 strong R&D team supported by the Atos Scientific Community, it offers products and value-added software to assist clients in their digital transformation, specifically in the areas of Big Data and Cybersecurity and Defense.|Follow @Bull_com


Sylvie Raybaud

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