PwC France and Maghreb renews confidence in Atos
Paris, France - October 13, 2020,
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announces the renewal of its contract with ‘PwC France and Maghreb’ for a period of five years and for an amount of more than 100 million euros for the management of all digital services and workstations for PwC employees in France, Algeria and Morocco. Atos is responsible for the outsourcing and transformation of PwC's digital services and mission-critical applications, now hosted in Atos' datacenters, to a secure hybrid cloud or in Atos' dedicated private cloud. Atos manages the digital workplace environment for all employees and the modernization of the security center. The contract includes a clause and measures dedicated to reducing the carbon footprint for all services.
« As part of our ongoing quest for innovation and improved operational efficiency, we have launched a new phase in the transformation of our technological resources. Over the last 6 years, Atos has demonstrated its ability to ensure a level of quality and security in line with our requirements, under the supervision of our experts, valuing innovation and favoring a flexible operating model. We have therefore decided to renew our contract for the next five years.» said Guillaume Lorain, Managing Partner and COO at PwC France and Maghreb.
« Atos and PwC France and Maghreb will work hand in hand towards PwC's goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2030. This is an important part of the new contract.» said Raphaël Hélion, CITO for PwC France and Maghreb.
Atos is supporting PwC in the migration of its information system - servers and business management applications - to a secure hybrid cloud environment or in Atos' dedicated private cloud for operational and financial efficiency in the day-to-day operations of the group's employees. Atos guarantees end-to-end security for all services in the work environment: from the deployment of new computers for the 6,000 employees to the management of the Service Desk.
Atos will also integrate ‘PwC France and Maghreb’s "RPA Factory" by bringing its skills and technologies, particularly in terms of AI and managed services, to benefit ‘PwC France and Maghreb’s internal and external clients. PwC has also retained Atos ServiceNow service center for its own needs.
Supervision of the security of all ‘PwC France and Maghreb’ information systems is provided by Atos' Security Operations Center (SOC), under the control and supervision of PwC experts, with automated security operations and monitoring functions.
In all its services, Atos is committed to supporting PwC's virtuous environmental policy by reducing the carbon footprint of its services and equipment, as well as promoting renewable energy, towards zero carbon emissions. Atos will also promote accessibility for workers with disabilities and ensure diversity within its teams.
« As a partner of PwC since 2014, Atos has demonstrated its ability to support the organization by providing a quality service, while enabling PwC to leverage the transformation of its business applications," said Jean-Philippe Poirault, EVP, Global Head of Telecom, Media and Technology at Atos. "We are delighted to continue our partnership with PwC and to bring our expertise as a leader in hybrid cloud services and associated orchestration services, as well as an expert in secure digital workplace services - all with a sustainable and carbon-free approach, which is in line with our strategic ambition.»
Over the last 10 years, Atos has developed a unique expertise in decarbonization, recognized in all sustainability rankings. The Group has announced its commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2035, reinforcing its leadership and ambition to become the leader in decarbonization and secure digital technology.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 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. 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 space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.
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