Atos named a Leader in IoT Services by global analyst firm NelsonHall

Paris, 27 July 2017

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces that it has been named a ‘Leader’* by global research and advisory firm NelsonHallin its latest NEAT analysis on Internet of Things (IoT) Services. Furthermore, in the associated NelsonHall market analysis report, Atos has been ranked third in Europe in terms of market share.

The NelsonHall NEAT vendor evaluation study assesses 23 of the most significant service providers that deliver and operate IoT services, against their ‘ability to deliver immediate benefit’ and their ‘ability to meet future requirements’. Atos was positioned as a Leader in both ‘ability to deliver immediate benefit’ and ‘ability to meet future requirements’ for IoT Services overall.

In the market analysis report(1), NelsonHall predicts that the IoT market will grow at 26% per annum to reach $6.4bn in 2021, with growth primarily due to the acceleration of B2B use cases (connected car, smart manufacturing, and smart logistics). According to independent research(2), nearly 90% of businesses expect data-driven insight to become a key differentiator by 2020.

Through Atos Codex, the Atos brand for advanced analytics, Internet of Things and cognitive solutions, Atos delivers, manages and secures the full IoT value chain from connected devices to edge computing to the datacenter, leveraging agile processes, innovative tooling and automation, working with its extensive IoT partner ecosystem. These IoT services combine connectivity and platforms delivered by Worldline, an Atos company, and partner platforms such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, with advanced, business-driven analytics solutions, enabling customers to securely transform data into reliable business value in every market.

The NelsonHall report identifies the following strengths of Atos in IoT services:

  • Strong IoT consulting capabilities to deliver business value
  • Broad end-to-end IoT offering that includes strategy, consulting, build, run and security to support customers’ digital transformation
  • Entry-level strategy to help clients experiment with IoT
  • Large client base in IoT, with case study references across various geographies and industries (including insurance, fleet management, connected cars, connected home, smart city, Industry 4.0, telecom, utilities and media).

According to Dominique Raviart, IT Services Practice Director, NelsonHall: “Atos’ position as a Leader in NelsonHall's IoT Services NEAT evaluation is thanks to its comprehensive IoT offering and strong consulting capabilities.”

Elaborating on Atos’ role as a leader in IoT, Dominique Grelet, Global Head of Atos Codex said:“We are proud to be recognized as a Leader in IoT Services by NelsonHall. This, together with our ranking by market share in Europe validates our ability to provide our clients with the services, technology and capabilities they need to effectively manage their assets and generate value from them. We work closely with our clients to help them accelerate their digital transformation and ensure that they get the most out of their data.”

Atos Codex is a key pillar of Atos’ Digital Transformation Factory to deliver business transformation. To find out more go to


[1]NelsonHall IoT Services, Dominique Raviart, May 2017

[2] The Future Belongs to Those Who Monetize and Maximize their Data”, Atos commissioned study, Oct 2016

*Leader defined in the report as ‘vendors that exhibit both a high ability relative to their peers to deliver immediate benefit and a high capability relative to their peers to meet client future requirements.’

About Atos

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.

About Atos Codex

Atos Codex is the Atos brand for advanced analytics, Internet of Things and cognitive solutions consisting of methodology, design labs, an open industrial platform factory as well as high-performance data analytics. It provides clients a complete set of solutions and capabilities to design, build and run digital business platforms. Atos Codex is a key pillar of Atos’ Digital Transformation Factory covering the complete data value chain and taking a strong business-driven approach rather than focusing just on technology.

About NelsonHall

NelsonHall is the leading global BPS and IT services research & analysis firm with analysts across the U.S., U.K. and Continental Europe. Founded in 1998, the company takes a global approach to analysis of vendors and outsourcing markets and is widely respected for the quality and depth of its research. NelsonHall also offers a suite of "Speed-to-Source" tools, including NEAT, that assist buy-side executives in saving time and money, while enhancing the quality of their sourcing decisions in BPS and IT services evaluations (

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