Atos to acquire leading cybersecurity services company Motiv

IJsselstein, the Netherlands and Paris, France – December 16, 2020 Atos currently announces it has

IJsselstein, the Netherlands and Paris, France – December 16, 2020

Atos currently announces it has attained an agreement to purchase Motiv ICT Stability, the most significant independent Managed Stability Services (MSS) service provider in the Netherlands. This acquisition will enhance Atos’ position as the threerd globally Managed Stability Services service provider[one] and broaden its abilities in essential areas these as threat detection and response. In addition, Motiv’s sovereign Stability Functions Center (SOC), independently qualified at the optimum degrees of maturity, will additional bolster Atos’ intensive network of world-wide SOCs, a pivotal element of the Atos Prescriptive Stability strategy.

Atos will benefit from Motiv’s a hundred and eighty+ highly qualified cybersecurity industry experts, collectively with the Motiv Academy, very well recognised for its means to quick-monitor new talent into SOC operational deployment. This acquisition will also provide further community market information and specialist stability perception of significant price to Atos’ functions and clients.

Atos’ intensive abilities in digital transformation will benefit Motiv’s purchaser foundation of a lot more than one hundred large and mid-tier clients in the public sector, legislation enforcement, economical products and services and healthcare sectors, even though opening new options for Motiv to increase its footprint additional throughout the Netherlands and Northern Europe. Motiv will also benefit from Atos’ latest expenditure in the Managed Detection and Response (MDR) platform, AIsaac, bringing state-of-the-artwork technology to Dutch clients.

Started in 1998 and headquartered in IJsselstein, Motiv is a leader in MSS and Stability Operation Center products and services in the Netherlands.

“Motiv supports Atos’ digital stability eyesight for a converged organization-pushed stability paradigm, enabled by sovereign capability and purchaser intimacy, and manufactured possible as a result of its end-to-end stability products and services. This strategic acquisition additional confirms Atos’ leadership in the European cybersecurity market. Motiv’s monitor document in expansion, community expertise and popularity in the market will improve Atos’ groups in Northern Europe giving a superb chance to mature the digital stability organization.” claims Pierre Barnabé, Senior Govt Vice-President, Head of Significant Knowledge & Cybersecurity at Atos. “This enhances the most current in a collection of strategic acquisitions to improve our community capability in becoming the essential dependable cybersecurity spouse for world-wide businesses on their digital journeys.

“By becoming a member of forces with Atos, we accelerate on our mission to aid the secure digital transformation of our clients, unlocking the entire opportunity of Atos’ world-wide cyber stability service and abilities to our customers”, says Aksel Dorèl, CEO of Motiv. “We are thrilled with this vital following phase for Motiv, our employees and our customers”.

The closing of the transaction is envisioned to just take put in Q1 2021 and is matter to customary anti-have faith in filings.

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About Atos

Atos is a world-wide leader in digital transformation with a hundred and ten,000 employees and annual profits of € 12 billion. European range 1 in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the group provides personalized end-to-end answers for all industries in seventy three nations. A pioneer in decarbonization products and services and goods, Atos is dedicated to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clientele. Atos operates underneath the manufacturers Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), stated on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The intent of Atos is to assist style the foreseeable future of the details space. Its expertise and products and services aid the improvement of information, training and study in a multicultural strategy and contribute to the improvement of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the world, the group allows its clients and employees, and users of societies at large to stay, get the job done and acquire sustainably, in a safe and secure details space.

About Motiv ICT Stability

Motiv is a primary Dutch cyber stability service service provider with around 22 several years of experience. Motiv provides businesses in both the public and private sectors with cyber stability answers and products and services to avert cybercrime, data theft and data leaks. Motiv’s seasoned stability pros meticulously recognize stability challenges and supply ground breaking answers that ensure optimum secure organization processes and applications. The Motiv Stability Functions Center (SOC) has been regarded as a world-wide leader in independent exterior assessments based on the Stability Functions Maturity Product (SOMM).

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[one]Gartner Sector Share: IT Services, Around the globe, 2019, 13 April 2020