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Atos completes the acquisition of Paladion

Strengthening Atos’ leadership in cybersecurity with new worldwide Managed Detection & Response capabilities

Paris, Oct 12, 2020,

Atos, a worldwide leader in electronic transformation, now declared that it has concluded the acquisition of Paladion, a US-dependent worldwide company of Managed Safety Providers. As the variety 1 in Europe and variety three worldwide in cybersecurity solutions, Atos proceeds to create its cybersecurity potential, notably by welcoming a lot more than 800 Paladion employees and cybersecurity specialists.

Finishing Atos’ existing proficiency to anticipate, take care of and react to cyber threats, this acquisition will deliver key Managed Detection & Response (MDR) capabilities – which clients need as they are adopting hybrid and multi-cloud transformation methods for their businesses – to the Atos portfolio, with several MDR centers.

It will also expand worldwide protection for cybersecurity monitoring and reaction with four added Safety Functions Facilities (SOC) in the US, the Center East and India.

Ultimately, it will enable the development of the future era of Atos’ Prescriptive SOC supplying by integrating Paladion’s state-of-the-art AIsaac synthetic intelligence (AI) platform for cyber analytics and hybrid SecOps. This SaaS model for multi-vector menace detection and reaction is a patented technological innovation with in excess of 1000 use instances and 100 AI designs.

Claudio Stahnke, Senior Investigation Analyst for Safety Providers at IDC explained: “Atos’ acquisition of Paladion will not only aid expand Atos’ security solutions supplying but, by incorporating the AI capabilities that Paladion champions, key metrics these as the signify time to react (MTTR) to attacks will also see considerable enhancements. Packaging Paladion’s MDR assistance into Atos’ existing MSS offerings could be the activity changer in the sector.”

“The acquisition of Paladion is aspect of our system to expand our cyber capabilities and technologies to aid our clients meet up with the security troubles they deal with. Consumers on both equally sides take pleasure in the capabilities the merger brings and we’re assured that we are preferably positioned to accelerate our enterprise. explained Pierre Barnabé, Senior Govt Vice-President, Head of Major Details & Cybersecurity at Atos, commenting on the finalization of the deal.

“Paladion has been a pioneer in AI-pushed managed detection and reaction solutions. Our cloud-indigenous AI platform, AIsaac, brings multi-vector menace analytics, car-containment and incident reaction orchestration to clients for hybrid cloud and datacenter environments. We are excited to be a part of Atos to progress these capabilities by way of their R&D in AI, menace, and threat-dependent analytics.” explained Rajat Mohanty, CEO of Paladion.

Headquartered in Reston, VA, United States, Paladion was launched in 2000. The founders will continue on to engage in an active job in the several years to occur.

With this acquisition, Atos strengthens its worldwide cybersecurity solutions, as presented in its mid-phrase Ambition, with the overall intention of getting to be the leader in protected and decarbonized electronic, achieving a lot more than €2bn earnings in electronic security in the mid-phrase and completing its existing technologies.

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About Atos
Atos is a worldwide leader in electronic transformation with a hundred and ten,000 employees in 73 nations and yearly earnings of € 12 billion. European variety 1 in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Large-Effectiveness Computing, the Group offers close-to-close Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Major Details, Small business Apps and Digital Place of work alternatives. The Group is the Throughout the world Info Technological know-how Associate for the Olympic & Paralympic Video games and operates underneath the manufacturers Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), shown on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The goal of Atos is to aid layout the long run of the information and facts area. Its expertise and solutions assist the development of information, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the earth, the Group permits its clients and employees, and associates of societies at substantial to dwell, do the job and develop sustainably, in a harmless and protected information and facts area.

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