Atos Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing & Infrastructure Utility Services in Europe
Paris, 12th July 2017
Atos, a leader in digital transformation, today announces that it has been positioned as a Leader by Gartner in its Magic Quadrant Data Center Outsourcing & Infrastructure Utility Services (DCO/IUS), Europe[i] based on its ability to execute and its completeness of vision. Additionally the report positions Atos as a Leader in North America, Atos’ largest geography.
This Magic Quadrant analyzed 16 service providers that offer data center managed services in Europe — including data center outsourcing (DCO) and infrastructure utility services (IUS) on their vision and ability to deliver DCO/IUS services.
As part of its IUS, Atos’ Cloud service offering – called Atos Canopy Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud – provides businesses with highly industrialized and automated end-to-end Cloud services including:
- End-to-end application and infrastructure transformation
- End-to-end service orchestration and management over multiple Cloud types and
- End-to-end cloud security, ultimately, enhancing business agility and scale, all while ensuring compliance with respective security policies.
According to Gartner, “Leaders perform skillfully. They have a clear vision of the market’s direction and develop competencies to maintain their leadership. They shape the market, rather than follow it.”
“We believe this designation as a leader by Gartner further cements our proven expertise in the management and migration of services, applications and infrastructure,” said Peter Pluim, Executive Vice President for Infrastructure and Data Management at Atos. “The Hybrid Cloud is one of the four strategic digital pillars of growth for Atos and the foundation of our clients’ digital transformations. At Atos, we work in true partnership with our clients to maximize speed, agility, scale, flexibility and security so that they can use the best-of-breed Hybrid Cloud approach to respond more effectively to changes in the market.”
Expert in Cloud Migration and Management
Atos has significant experience and capability in the development of hybrid cloud infrastructure with its 11 multi-tenant cloud hubs, 3,300+ cloud experts and 8 Global Delivery Centers around the world. In its role as the Worldwide IT Partner for the Olympic Game and Paralympic Games Atos delivered key applications, such as the accreditation and volunteer systems, for the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 from the Cloud.
 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing & Infrastructure Utility Services, Europe, Claudio Da Rold, Gianluca Tramacere, Gregor Petri, Robert Naegle, David Groombridge, 6th June, 2017
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Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with approximately 100,000 employees in 72 countries and annual revenue of around € 12 billion. The European number one in Big Data, Cybersecurity, High Performance Computing and Digital Workplace, The Group provides Cloud services, Infrastructure & Data Management, Business & Platform solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge technologies, digital expertise and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across various business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Energy & Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline. Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.