Reinforcing Atos’ leading position in the Edge and Computer Vision market
Paris (France), London (UK), June 1, 2021 – Atos announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Ipsotek, a leading AI enhanced video analytics software provider. This acquisition enables Atos to strategically reinforce its leading position in Edge AI and Computer Vision by adding key software capabilities and IP to its solutions portfolio to provide a unique offering to clients across a variety of sectors.
Atos is already a major player in Edge AI/ML and more specifically Edge Vision, with its end-to-end Edge solutions from infrastructure to AI/ML professional services. It was named by Gartner as an Edge AI Tech Innovator for 2020 and it now continues to build on its expertise and innovation in this sector by welcoming around 50 highly skilled professionals to its team, which bring key capabilities in AI-powered video analytics solutions for mission critical solutions.
“In addition to bringing a key technology component for the growing market for edge-enabled solutions, Ipsotek’s portfolio complements Atos’ industry-led consulting value proposition and aligns in key growth industries including public sector, retail, manufacturing, transportation, and critical infrastructure.” said Patrick Heffernan, Practice Manager and Principal Analyst, TBR. “Ipsotek’s 600+ projects in 38 countries demonstrates experience and scale and indicates to TBR that integrating Ipsotek into Atos will likely be a smooth and quickly beneficial effort.”
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 105,000 employees and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos operates under the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space. www.atos.net
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