atos (AEXAF) Key Developments
Atos Signs Contract with Reseau Ferre De France
Jul 3 14
Atos has signed a new 12-year contract with Reseau Ferre de France to develop and implement MISTRAL NG, the new centralized network control, or CNC, tool.
Atos SE Signs New 5-Year Global Outsourcing Contract with Reseau de Transport d'Electricite
Jul 2 14
Atos SE announced it has been awarded a global IT outsourcing contract by Reseau de Transport d'Electricite (RTE). The 5-year contract will enable work to be carried out on development of the IT infrastructure, applications and workplace services at RTE. Under the new contract, RTE's IT partner Atos will take over management of RTE's IT infrastructure, applications and workplace services. Atos will draw on its experience and capacity for innovation and industrialisation to help RTE maintain the best possible IT quality, availability and security for its public service function.
Atos, Accenture and HP Sign Contract to Maintain and Enhance the Second-Generation Schengen Information System
Jun 30 14
The European Agency for Large-Scale IT Systems (eu-LISA) has selected the consortium made up of Atos, Accenture and HP to maintain and enhance the second-generation Schengen Information System (SIS II). The contract is for three years with a possible one-year extension. As consortium leader, Atos will manage SIS II from defining requirements through to validating the adapted software. Atos developed and supported the running of the previous systems SIS 1, in use until last year. Accenture will help enhance and evolve the software architecture of SIS II to increase system performance and functionality as well as to facilitate additional future capabilities. Accenture will also provide on-site user support, training and technical assistance services. HP will provide server, storage and network infrastructure and deliver mission-critical support services. HP has worked with the European Commission on the eu-LISA Smart Border Package since 2005.
Atos SE Signs Contract with RFF to Develop and Implement the New Centralised Command/Control Rail Management System
Jun 26 14
Atos SE has signed a new 12-year contract worth tens of millions of euros with Réseau Ferré de France (RFF), to develop and implement MISTRAL NG, the new Centralised Network Control (CNC) tool. This programme, which will run until 2030, will consolidate the existing 1500 signal boxes and 21 regional centres for traffic regulation into 16 regional control centres supervised and coordinated by one national control centre.
Atos To Float Worldline Through IPO
Jun 17 14
Atos SE (ENXTPA:ATO) is planning to float its Worldline SA through an initial public offering (IPO) to raise nearly €610 million on June 27, 2014. Gilles Grapinet, Chief EXecutive Officer of Worldline was quoted by The Wall Street Journal as saying that Atos would float nearly 25% to 30% through the IPO, valuing the Worldline at between €2 billion and €2.4 billion.