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March 21, 2012

Atos inks IT contract with EDF Energy

Atos will consolidate EDF Energy’s data centre infrastructure to cut costs by 20%

By CBR Staff Writer

IT services company Atos has signed a ten year with the integrated energy company EDF Energy worth over £100m to provide data centre services for its UK business.

This contract will enable Atos to provide EDF Energy with an additional data centre capacity to meet increased demand and alongside flexibility to its services according to the requirements.

Atos will consolidate EDF Energy’s data centre infrastructure which promises to cut costs by 20% over the life of the contract
Atos will also rationalise the existing data centre facilities of EDF Energy as per this contract.

The IT services company will improve the service resilience of EDF Energy by introducing new services from its own global network of data centres and by implementing new technology applications.

Over 100 employees would be transferred from EDF Energy to Atos and the employees will continue to be based at EDF Energy locations.

EDF Energy Data Centres head Nigel Pettifer said the new application will enable EDF Energy to run its business cost effectively while improving the resilience and flexibility of IT infrastructure.

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