Atos expands strategic partnership with Groupe PSA to build new integrated SAP S/4HANA platform
Paris, France, February 12, 2020
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has extended its strategic partnership by signing a new contract with French multinational automotive manufacturer Groupe PSA. This program is to build an SAP S/4HANA enterprise platform which integrates the two Opel-Vauxhall and Peugeot-Citroen-DS entities on a joint accounting system, in order to accelerate digital transformation across the Groupe.
This program is the first phase of a Groupe PSA core system, designed to be run on SAP S/4HANA. It will foster improvements in business processes for better end-to-end efficiency enhanced indirect stock transparency, plant maintenance efficiency, and optimized shared services by centralizing functions. The project also aims at improving IT efficiency on several axes: user experience, landscape rationalization, and data management.
Atos brings its solid expertise and experience garnered from managing Groupe PSA’s current legacy SAP landscape, as well as its expertise as a global leader in SAP solutions, delivering end-to-end SAP HANA® solutions, as ranked by NelsonHall in its Vendor Evaluation & Assessment Tool (NEAT) for SAP HANA and S/4HANA services. Atos leverages its team of more than 13,500 SAP experts and supports more than 3 million SAP end-users in over 90 countries.
“The Groupe PSA project is one of the first major S/4HANA transformations in the automotive market, and the whole Atos group is focused on a successful delivery. This project demonstrates our strong capabilities and expertise in large end-to-end S/4HANA transformation programs worldwide and in delivering industrialized services in a factory model” said Eric Grall, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Global Operations and Infrastructure & Data Management at Atos.
“This program is key and sensitive, as it will be one of the future major core systems of Groupe PSA, expected to provide enhanced agility for group management in many core central functions. I’m pleased to have our strong partner as Atos to support this endeavour.“ said Jean-Luc Perrard, CIO at Groupe PSA.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with over 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 11 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. The group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information technology space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education as well as multicultural and pluralistic approaches to research that contribute to scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the group enables its customers, employees and collaborators, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably and confidently in the information technology space.