Atos Announces Open Hybrid Cloud Solution Enabling Enterprises to Move to Google Cloud
Google Cloud Next’19, San Francisco, April 10, 2019
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces Open Hybrid Cloud, a fully-managed, on-premise solution that smoothly transitions businesses from traditional to cloud-native operations, as well as accelerates enterprises’ move to a hybrid cloud strategy as the solution incorporates key components of Google Cloud’s Anthos.
Open Hybrid Cloud is Atos’ hybrid cloud hosting environment, based on Anthos, and open source platforms Kubernetes[i] and OpenStack[ii]. This solution from Atos will help customers adopt hybrid cloud solutions for increased operational efficiency and faster application deployment.
Secure, cloud-native operations with AI built in
This fully-managed, on-premises, private cloud solution enables businesses to move to the cloud with complete security and protection. Additionally, Atos’ Open Hybrid Cloud solution adds Atos’ Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) capabilities on top of Anthos. It also brings the capability to operate and run Kubeflow[iii] on-premise and to take advantage of Google Cloud’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) expertise.
Secure Hybrid Cloud
Atos brings its expertise in end-to-end cloud orchestration and management, as well as security and protection, meeting access and control requirements that European and global regulations demand. Atos is a global Leader in Managed Security Services (MSS). Its modular identities and access management solutions and military-grade encryption products enable businesses to maintain sovereignty over their own data enhancing greater security and trust in their business processes, and the services and applications supporting them.
“Open Hybrid Cloud from Atos accelerates the path for new hybrid cloud capabilities that leverage Anthos. It enables businesses to take advantage of all the benefits of both offerings, including agility, speed of deployment, flexibility and cost optimization, all on a secure, managed platform.” said Eric Grall, Senior Executive Vice President, Global Operations at Atos.
“We’re delighted that Atos is already building services and solutions on top of Anthos. Customers will benefit from Google Cloud technology, including Anthos, as well as Atos’ experience in enterprise transformation,” said Kevin Ichhpurani, Corporate Vice President, Global Partners and Ecosystem at Google Cloud.
Since the start of its global partnership with Google Cloud in April last year, Atos has signed multiple major clients to Google Cloud including global companies in the industrial, pharmaceutical, telecommunications and broadcast sectors.
Beta access to Open Hybrid Cloud is available now, with general availability expected in the second half of calendar year 2019.
[i] Kubernetes is an open source container orchestration platform created by Google and now part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
[ii] OpenStack is a free and open-source software platform for cloud computing, mostly deployed as infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), whereby virtual servers and other resources are made available to customers.
[iii] Kubeflow is an open source Kubernetes-native platform for developing, orchestrating, deploying, and running scalable and portable machine learning workloads.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions through its Digital Transformation Factory, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge technologies and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across all business sectors. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, Unify and Worldline. Atos is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.