Partnership formed to create cybersecurity portfolioNews
September 30, 2015
PARIS. Atos and Airbus Defence and Space have signed a strategic partnership agreement to research and develop a range of products, services, and solutions to counter threats of cyberattacks. The agreement is a response to a growing demand for cyber security solutions.
In the agreement, Airbus Defence and Space and Atos will combine their knowledge and experience to complement their portfolios to provide a range of cybersecurity solutions. The partnership includes a worldwide distribution channel partner agreement, which addresses businesses and industries, including banking and insurance, and the defense market. Officials say the partnership will benefit from the growing cybersecurity market that is estimated to be $84 billion by 2016.
“The agreement signed with Atos paves the way for a highly innovative business model. Putting together our expertise will enhance our cyber security offer for governments, critical infrastructure and strategic industries, and will also ensure a strong growth potential thanks to the international presence of Atos,” says Evert Dudok, Executive Vice-President Communications, Intelligence & Security (CIS) at Airbus Defence and Space.
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