With this acquisition, Atos reinforces its global leadership in cybersecurity and expands its offering in the field of digital identity management and PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) solutions.
IDnomic’s expertise in PKI technology is applied to many everyday uses to protect the digital identities of people, machines and connected objects. Its SaaS (Software as a Service) trust solutions complement Atos’ cybersecurity product offerings – in particular identity and access management, data protection, management of security certificates and IoT security solutions.
According to Pierre Barnabé, Senior Executive Vice-President, Head of Big Data & Cybersecurity at Atos: “We are delighted to welcome IDnomic to the Atos family. IDnomic’s expertise strengthens our ability to support our customer’s end-to-end in their cybersecurity needs. This acquisition allows us to consolidate our global leadership and address new security challenges related to hybrid cloud, certificate management automation, and the Internet of Things.”
“Joining Atos is a great source of pride. This will enable us to support, together, the development of the multiple uses of digital identity as well as to enrich our offers to meet the many needs of our customers, who are increasingly demanding in terms of cybersecurity” said Coralie Héritier, CEO of IDnomic.
IDnomic gains global reach and scale while retaining a European core. For Atos, its digital identity proposition is enriched. Trust is built-in through IDnomic’s PKI presence, and capability added via an automated certificate lifecycle management offering deliverable through a scalable, as-a-service model” says Ralf Helkenberg, Research Manager of European Privacy & Data Security at IDC.
With 5,000 cybersecurity experts and 14 Security Operations Centers (SOCs) worldwide, Atos was recently ranked 3rd in the world and 1st in Europe for security service management by Gartner1.
IDnomic’s teams, which include more than 100 digital identity specialists, are joining Atos’ community of cybersecurity experts. In 2018, IDnomic generated €17 million in revenue. The current management will support IDnomic in this new phase within the group.
Meet the Atos experts at the Assises de la Sécurité tradeshow in Monaco from October 9 – 12 on booth #169.
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