Atos and Typesafe Sign Global Partnership Agreement to Serve European Demand for Reactive Applications
July 31, 2014
Companies Ink Go-to-Market Agreement After Successful Production Engagements at Top Global Brands
SAN FRANCISCO, CA and PARIS, FRANCE--(Jul 31, 2014) - Atos, an international information technology services company, and Typesafe, the San Francisco-based provider of the world's leading Reactive platform and the company behind the Play Framework, Akka, and Scala, today announced a strategic partnership that will align sales, marketing and delivery strategy between the two companies. Atos -- one of Europe's largest systems integrators, with more than 84,000 employees -- will be named a Strategic Global System Integrator for large-scale applications built on the Typesafe platform. Through its partnership with one of Europe's largest and most respected systems integrators, Typesafe will increase its global reach.
Typesafe's Reactive Platform addresses the specific requirements of scaling modern applications across distributed architectures, and the need for the following characteristics:
- Event-Driven: Enable parallel, asynchronous processing of messages or events with ease.
- Scalable: Can scale elastically across nodes, and into the cloud, to provide compute power on demand.
- Resilient: The ability to recover and repair automatically in order to provide seamless business continuity.
- Responsive: Rich, engaging user interfaces that provide instant feedback based on user interactions and other stimuli.
"Just like the U.S., Europe is rethinking application infrastructure to support modern application scale requirements across distributed computing environments," said Francois Stieger, VP of EMEA Field Operations at Typesafe. "Atos is one of Europe's top systems integrators and has already experienced great success with the Typesafe Reactive Platform in modernizing production environments at major brands, and we're excited to engage the EMEA market with such a solid partner."
"During the past 2 years, several projects delivered by Atos have proven that the Typesafe Reactive Platform facilitates highly robust, scalable and efficient applications which help our clients to successfully address the business challenges of today and tomorrow," said Francis Meston, Executive Vice President, Global Consulting and System Integration at Atos. "Customers can now rely on the combined strength of both organizations to accelerate their transformation towards the digital business."
Atos SE (Societas europaea) is an international information technology services company with 2013 annual revenue of EUR 8.6 billion and 76,300 employees in 52 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers IT services in 3 domains, Consulting & Technology Services, Systems Integration and Managed Services & BPO, and transactional services through Worldline. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across the following market sectors: Manufacturing, Retail & Services; Public sector, Healthcare & Transports; Financial Services; Telco, Media & Utilities. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is quoted on the NYSE Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting & Technology Services, Worldline and Atos Worldgrid. For more information, visit: www.atos.net.
Typesafe (Twitter: @Typesafe) is dedicated to helping developers build Reactive applications on the JVM. With the Typesafe Reactive Platform, you can create modern, event-driven applications that scale on multicore and cloud computing architectures. Typesafe Activator, a browser-based tool with reusable templates, makes it easy to get started with Play Framework, Akka and Scala. Backed by Greylock Partners, Shasta Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures and Juniper Networks, Typesafe is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Switzerland and Sweden. To start building Reactive applications today, download Typesafe Activator!