HQ: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Company size: 77,400 employees
Philips’ Starting Point is Reinvention
In 1Q19, Philips signed a new cloud-based application and infrastructure management services contract with Atos for four and a half years. The contract is a great example of how Philips, a leading European multinational, is attempting to reinvent itself in the era of the digital-native enterprise, utilizing advances in cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and DevOps as foundation pillars for its transformation.
IDC spoke with Hans Koolen, head of commercial IT at Philips, and Mark Nouris, head of hybrid cloud at Atos, to glean more details about the contract and how Atos intends to support genuine cloud-native.
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3 minute customer reference video showing digital transformation through continuous business reinvention. Philips started as a lightbulb and TV company. Today they are emerging as a leader in healthcare services. Atos is the ‘life support’ of this operation and shown as a true commercial and technology partner.
Group VP, Atos Canopy Hybrid Cloud Services
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