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Atos to acquire leading cybersecurity services company Motiv

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

Atos now announces it has attained an arrangement to receive Motiv ICT Safety, the biggest impartial Managed Safety Solutions (MSS) service provider in the Netherlands. This acquisition will boost Atos’ placement as the 3rd throughout the world Managed Safety Solutions service provider[1] and grow its abilities in critical parts such as risk detection and reaction. In addition, Motiv’s sovereign Safety Functions Center (SOC), independently licensed at the best ranges of maturity, will additional bolster Atos’ considerable network of world wide SOCs, a pivotal component of the Atos Prescriptive Safety method.

Atos will benefit from Motiv’s a hundred and eighty+ highly experienced cybersecurity professionals, together with the Motiv Academy, nicely acknowledged for its skill to quick-track new expertise into SOC operational deployment. This acquisition will also carry extra regional market place information and expert safety insight of important value to Atos’ operations and consumers.

Atos’ considerable abilities in electronic transformation will benefit Motiv’s purchaser base of more than one hundred significant and mid-tier consumers in the general public sector, legislation enforcement, monetary companies and health care sectors, though opening new possibilities for Motiv to maximize its footprint additional throughout the Netherlands and Northern Europe. Motiv will also benefit from Atos’ the latest financial commitment in the Managed Detection and Reaction (MDR) system, AIsaac, bringing state-of-the-artwork technological innovation to Dutch consumers.

Established in 1998 and headquartered in IJsselstein, Motiv is a leader in MSS and Safety Procedure Center companies in the Netherlands.

“Motiv supports Atos’ electronic safety vision for a converged organization-pushed safety paradigm, enabled by sovereign ability and purchaser intimacy, and created feasible by means of its stop-to-stop safety companies. This strategic acquisition additional confirms Atos’ management in the European cybersecurity market place. Motiv’s track record in growth, regional expertise and reputation in the market place will fortify Atos’ groups in Northern Europe giving a fantastic option to expand the electronic safety organization.” says Pierre Barnabé, Senior Executive Vice-President, Head of Big Details & Cybersecurity at Atos. “This enhances the most recent in a sequence of strategic acquisitions to fortify our regional ability in turning into the critical reliable cybersecurity husband or wife for world wide companies on their electronic journeys.

“By becoming a member of forces with Atos, we speed up on our mission to assist the secure electronic transformation of our consumers, unlocking the total probable of Atos’ world wide cyber safety provider and abilities to our customers”, says Aksel Dorèl, CEO of Motiv. “We are energized with this crucial next move for Motiv, our employees and our customers”.

The closing of the transaction is anticipated to get location in Q1 2021 and is issue to customary anti-have confidence in filings.

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About Atos

Atos is a world wide leader in electronic transformation with one hundred ten,000 employees and yearly profits of € 12 billion. European amount one in cybersecurity, cloud and high functionality computing, the team supplies tailored stop-to-stop methods for all industries in seventy three international locations. A pioneer in decarbonization companies and goods, Atos is dedicated to a secure and decarbonized electronic for its customers. Atos operates underneath the models Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), outlined on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The objective of Atos is to help design the long run of the facts place. Its expertise and companies assist the development of information, training and study in a multicultural method and lead to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the globe, the team enables its consumers and employees, and associates of societies at significant to dwell, perform and produce sustainably, in a secure and secure facts place.

About Motiv ICT Safety

Motiv is a primary Dutch cyber safety provider service provider with about 22 years of expertise. Motiv supplies companies in the two the general public and non-public sectors with cyber safety methods and companies to avoid cybercrime, knowledge theft and knowledge leaks. Motiv’s expert safety experts meticulously determine safety threats and give progressive methods that assure optimum secure organization procedures and programs. The Motiv Safety Functions Center (SOC) has been regarded as a world wide leader in impartial exterior assessments centered on the Safety Functions Maturity Model (SOMM).

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[1]Gartner Industry Share: IT Solutions, Worldwide, 2019, 13 April 2020