Global digital services provider Atos has announced the completion of acquiring IDnomic, a European digital identity management infrastructure firm.
The move is described as a further reinforcement of the company’s “global leadership in cybersecurity” whilst also expanding the firm’s offerings in the digital identity management space and PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) solutions.
Pierre Barnabé, senior executive vice-president, head of big data & cybersecurity, Atos, commented: “We are delighted to welcome IDnomic to the Atos family. IDnomic’s expertise strengthens our ability to support our customers 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.”
Atos specialises in digital transformation and possess over 110,000 employees in 73 countries with an annual revenue of over € 11 billion.
IDnomic offers SaaS (Software as a Service) trust solutions and Atos’ expects a simple integration with its cybersecurity product offerings – in particular identity and access management, data protection, management of security certificates and IoT security solutions.
“Joining Atos is a great source of pride,” stated Coralie Héritier, CEO of IDnomic.
“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”
Ralf Helkenberg, research manager of European privacy & data security, IDC, explained: “Atos’ acquisition of IDnomic is a ‘win-win’ scenario. IDnomic gains global reach and scale while retaining a European core.
“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.”