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Global digital transformation leader Atos to present itself at CEBIT

Whether from data breaches, ransomware, hacked passwords or DDoS attacks, the losses caused by cyber attacks on businesses, research institutions, government and individuals are a major drag on the economy. Last year, in Germany alone, some 23 million people fell victim to cybercrime. While digitization brings a wealth of new opportunities, there is also a pressing need for new strategies and tools to safeguard against the risks.

26 Apr. 2018
Atos

Atos - a global leader in digital transformation - has confirmed it will be exhibiting at CEBIT 2018, both in Hall 13 and on the d!campus. Atos ranks among Europe's foremost providers of solutions for cybersecurity, big data, high-performance computing and the digital workplace. Headquartered in France and with offices worldwide, the company supports and facilitates digital transformation across all sectors, including manufacturing, chemicals, transport and logistics, energy and utilities, banking and insurance, commerce, media, education, publishing and telecommunications, healthcare and the public sector. Atos has profound IT security expertise - a fact also attested to by the certification granted to Atos by Germany's Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) as an IT security services provider, advisor and penetration tester. In this role, Atos Germany is supporting organizations such as the Goethe Institute (Gemany's worldwide cultural institute) with comprehensive know-how and guidance on strategies and processes aimed at maximizing IT security. This partly involves ongoing evaluation and tweaking of security policies and procedures, technical security tests and the training of employees at every operational level.

"Atos values CEBIT as a key platform for engaging in dialogue on digital transformation with its customers," commented Ursula Morgenstern, CEO of Atos Germany. "We believe the new format will further enhance the show's appeal as the leading trade fair for digital technologies and innovation," he said.

"Interconnectivity is sweeping the world, and this megatrend is opening up major opportunities for new business models," commented Oliver Frese, the member of Deutsche Messe's Managing Board responsible for CEBIT. "Cybersecurity is a key prerequisite for digital transformation, and with Atos CEBIT has gained the support of one the world's leading providers in precisely that field," he added.

"With its new thematic lineup, revamped event formats and an attractive new approach, CEBIT 2018 is reinventing itself as a major business festival for innovation and digitization," remarked Frese. "It will combine tried-and-tested tradeshow elements, inspiring conference events and innovative networking platforms. We are delighted that Atos - a major provider of big data and cybersecurity solutions - is on board with us for the all-new CEBIT journey, with a pavilion to showcase its appreciable strengths on the d!campus."

Located beneath the iconic Expo canopy on the open-air site, the d!campus is the beating heart of CEBIT - the place where digital technology intersects with human emotion and becomes vibrantly real. The d!campus is the perfect multicultural platform for fruitful encounters, meet-ups and networking. With its quality supporting program and upbeat artistic stagings, it will appeal to all the senses and provide an organic space for emotionally immersive experiences, digital showcases and cultural events.

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation, with around 100,000 employees in 72 countries and annual revenue of some € 12 billion. A European market leader in big data, cybersecurity, high-performance computing and digital workplace solutions, Atos supports its customers with cloud services, infrastructure and data management systems and business and platform solutions. Added to this are the services of its subsidiary Worldline, Europe's leading provider of electronic payment and transaction services. Atos leverages its innovative technologies, wide-ranging expertise in matters digital and in-depth industry knowledge to support and facilitate the digital transformation of businesses, institutions and organizations from many different sectors, including banking, education, chemicals, energy and utilities, healthcare, commerce, media and publishing, government, manufacturing, telecommunications, transport and logistics, insurance, and defense.

The Atos Group is also the worldwide information technology partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Atos operates worldwide under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline. Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, where it ranks among the 40 largest and most actively traded shares (CAC 40 index).

For further information, visit www.atos.net

CEBIT

At CEBIT 2018, everything is geared to generating business, leads and bright ideas. With its exhibitor displays, expert conferences and prime networking opportunities, CEBIT is a triple-punch event covering everything essential to the digitization of business, government and society. The innovations on display in the d!conomy section of the show give IT professionals and decision-makers from the realms of business, trade and the public sector the tools they need to streamline and futureproof their operations by leveraging digitization to the fullest. The event's d!tec showcase puts the spotlight on developers and startups and their disruptive business models, as well as on research institutes giving us a glimpse of tomorrow's game-changing technologies. The d!talk conference program features visionaries, lateral thinkers, creatives and experts from around the globe. The d!campus is the beating heart of CEBIT - the place where everyone gets together for relaxed networking, street food and live music. CEBIT presents the digital transformation in a totally new way, while retaining its core focus on business, leads and more leads. The first day of CEBIT 2018 - Monday, 11 June - is reserved for conference attendees and journalists, with the exhibition opening on Tuesday, 12 June. The exhibition halls will be open Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., with the d!campus staying open till 11 p.m. on those days. Opening hours on Friday are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CEBIT Events Worldwide give Deutsche Messe's customers even more ways of reaching their international clientele, e.g. in dynamic markets such as China, Australia, Thailand and Spain.

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