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Today Syncplicity, the leader of the hybrid enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) market, announced its partnership with premier digital services provider Atos. Combining Syncplicity's secure, policy-driven file sync and share offering with Atos' managed service and infrastructure capabilities, the partnership delivers enterprise customers around the world with a complete turnkey solution. The joint offering provides the user experience, security, storage choice flexibility and scalability vital for achieving true digital transformation.
Working together, the partnership has already demonstrated its potential with the largest ever EFSS deployment of its kind, the Siemens "SmartStorage" project, spanning 330k users from 150+ countries. Incorporating three petabytes of data in four global data centres, the solution enables the enterprise-wide management of digital content while complying with rigorous security, governance and IT administration requirements. Employees are able to seamlessly access files anytime, anywhere, and from any device, while a modernised IT infrastructure enables further cost savings by replacing legacy backup systems.
"Atos is a market leader in digital business empowerment and we are delighted to be working with a partner of their calibre," stated Jon Huberman, CEO, Syncplicity. "This partnership is a key cornerstone of Syncplicity's commitment to Europe and global enterprises. Together we are able to further extend our reach delivering enterprises a complete package to achieve true digital transformation from the deployment of a feature rich EFSS solution through to the management critical for long-term business success."
Regarding the partnership, Eric Grall, EVP, Global Managed Services, Atos, commented, "Our deep technology expertise and industry knowledge resonates with Syncplicity's drive to enable businesses to adapt to a modern borderless workforce. With its market leading EFSS solution, industry experience and understanding, Syncplicity is the ideal digital business empowerment partner. The cooperation between Atos and Syncplicity brings a leading enterprise-grade EFSS solution to our customers, enabling businesses to realise significant cost and efficiency benefits."
Building on the experience of the Siemens "SmartStorage" project, this global partnership will see enterprises benefit from a team with a proven track record of large scale success. Through a deep understanding of the unique demands of large enterprise customers, Syncplicity and Atos are set to deliver the transformative, secure, flexible hybrid solutions vital to the success of enterprises today and in the future.
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa EUR 12 billion and 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
Syncplicity is the leading hybrid enterprise file sync and share and mobile collaboration solution that provides users with the experience and tools they desire and gives IT the security and control it needs, while significantly reducing infrastructure cost. Some of its customers include Siemens AG, Texas A&M University, EMC Corporation, State of Indiana, the Associated Press and the Boston Red Sox.