Atos to acquire leading cybersecurity services company Motiv

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IJsselstein, the Netherlands and Paris, France – December 16, 2020 Atos currently announces it has reached an arrangement to obtain Motiv ICT Stability, the greatest impartial Managed Stability Services (MSS) provider in the Netherlands. This acquisition will enhance Atos’ place as the 3rd throughout the world Managed Stability Services provider[1] […]

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

Atos currently announces it has reached an arrangement to obtain Motiv ICT Stability, the greatest impartial Managed Stability Services (MSS) provider in the Netherlands. This acquisition will enhance Atos’ place as the 3rd throughout the world Managed Stability Services provider[1] and broaden its capabilities in important spots this sort of as danger detection and reaction. In addition, Motiv’s sovereign Stability Functions Centre (SOC), independently licensed at the maximum ranges of maturity, will even further bolster Atos’ intensive community of world-wide SOCs, a pivotal part of the Atos Prescriptive Stability solution.

Atos will advantage from Motiv’s one hundred eighty+ hugely qualified cybersecurity experts, collectively with the Motiv Academy, well acknowledged for its skill to fast-observe new talent into SOC operational deployment. This acquisition will also convey further neighborhood market place information and specialist protection perception of substantial worth to Atos’ functions and customers.

Atos’ intensive capabilities in digital transformation will advantage Motiv’s shopper foundation of far more than one hundred huge and mid-tier customers in the public sector, legislation enforcement, economical expert services and health care sectors, though opening new chances for Motiv to boost its footprint even further throughout the Netherlands and Northern Europe. Motiv will also advantage from Atos’ modern expense in the Managed Detection and Response (MDR) system, AIsaac, bringing condition-of-the-art technology to Dutch customers.

Established in 1998 and headquartered in IJsselstein, Motiv is a chief in MSS and Stability Operation Centre expert services in the Netherlands.

“Motiv supports Atos’ digital protection vision for a converged business-driven protection paradigm, enabled by sovereign capacity and shopper intimacy, and made attainable by means of its stop-to-stop protection expert services. This strategic acquisition even further confirms Atos’ leadership in the European cybersecurity market place. Motiv’s observe history in expansion, neighborhood abilities and status in the market place will strengthen Atos’ teams in Northern Europe providing a excellent option to increase the digital protection business.” says Pierre Barnabé, Senior Government Vice-President, Head of Big Info & Cybersecurity at Atos. “This enhances the most up-to-date in a collection of strategic acquisitions to strengthen our neighborhood capacity in turning into the important dependable cybersecurity husband or wife for world-wide companies on their digital journeys.

“By joining forces with Atos, we speed up on our mission to help the secure digital transformation of our customers, unlocking the whole prospective of Atos’ world-wide cyber protection support and capabilities to our customers”, says Aksel Dorèl, CEO of Motiv. “We are excited with this crucial upcoming phase for Motiv, our personnel and our customers”.

The closing of the transaction is anticipated to just take spot in Q1 2021 and is matter to customary anti-rely on filings.

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About Atos

Atos is a world-wide chief in digital transformation with one hundred ten,000 personnel and once-a-year profits of € twelve billion. European range one in cybersecurity, cloud and superior general performance computing, the team delivers tailored stop-to-stop alternatives for all industries in 73 nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization expert services and merchandise, Atos is dedicated to a secure and decarbonized digital for its consumers. Atos operates below the models Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to enable structure the potential of the info room. Its abilities and expert services help the enhancement of information, schooling and investigate in a multicultural solution and contribute to the enhancement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the earth, the team allows its customers and personnel, and customers of societies at huge to live, do the job and build sustainably, in a protected and secure info room.

About Motiv ICT Stability

Motiv is a primary Dutch cyber protection support provider with about 22 yrs of experience. Motiv delivers companies in both of those the public and non-public sectors with cyber protection alternatives and expert services to prevent cybercrime, data theft and data leaks. Motiv’s skilled protection pros thoroughly establish protection risks and provide progressive alternatives that guarantee best secure business procedures and applications. The Motiv Stability Functions Centre (SOC) has been recognized as a world-wide chief in impartial external assessments dependent on the Stability Functions Maturity Design (SOMM).

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[1]Gartner Sector Share: IT Services, Worldwide, 2019, 13 April 2020

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