Atos announced that it has been positioned by Nelson Hall as a leader in Cloud Infrastructure Migration and Management. The NelsonHall NEAT vendor evaluation study assesses 14 global vendors that offer Cloud advisory, assessment, migration, hosting and management services, with assessment based on capabilities to deliver on current and future client requirements.
In the related cloud market analysis report(1), NelsonHall predicts that the Cloud Infrastructure Migration and Management market will grow at 16% per annum to reach $61bn by 2020, with Public Cloud hosting as the fastest growing segment. The EMEA market for Cloud infrastructure migration and management shows the highest growth at 18.7% per annum through 2020. Recent independent research shows that 70% of enterprises in the US and Europe plan to use some form of multi or hybrid cloud environment in the next two years and Atos is set to respond to these requirements.
Offering one of the largest Cloud ecosystems available, the Atos Canopy Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud platform provides businesses with end-to-end managed and digital services over a combination of multiple Cloud types. This unique Atos open platform blends the best available Cloud offerings to give businesses a purpose-built infrastructure with flexibility and ease of migration to manage workloads across private and public clouds. Benefits are clear: improved operational efficiency, the ability to roll out IT applications and services securely at scale and reduced IT operational costs (savings of around 20-30% within a year) so businesses can re-invest in new digital initiatives.
Atos has significant experience and capability in the development of hybrid cloud infrastructure with its 11 multi-tenant cloud hubs, 3,300+ cloud experts and 8 Global Delivery Centers around the world. In its role as the Worldwide IT Partner for the Olympic Game and Paralympic Games Atos delivered key applications, such as the accreditation and volunteer systems, for the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 from the Cloud.
Peter Pluim, Executive Vice President for Infrastructure and Data Management at Atos, said, “Hybrid Cloud is one of the four strategic digital pillars of growth for Atos and the foundation of our clients’ digital transformations. Our expertise and experience helps businesses transform their digital offerings with the agility, speed, scale, flexibility and security to respond more effectively to changes in the market. Our investment in Hybrid Cloud is central to our goal of being the global leader in Hybrid Cloud services.”
David McIntire, Senior Research Analyst at NelsonHall, said, “Atos has attained a leadership position in cloud infrastructure migration and management through its full end-to-end managed cloud services and application migration capabilities for both public and private cloud environments. This has enabled it to exceed its public growth plan laid out in 2014 of achieving €700m in cloud revenues by 2016.”