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Atos and IBM to build secured infra for the Dutch Ministry of Defense

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Atos and IBM are to partner to build a new, advanced digital infrastructure for the Dutch Ministry of Defense.

Specifically, the Dutch Ministry of Defense will use advanced technologies, infrastructure services, and expertise from Atos and IBM Global Technology Services to construct new data centres, secure its IT system, and build a proprietary private broadband mobile network to protect government information.

“Our work on Groundbreaking IT (GrIT) marks our continued commitment to building secure infrastructures that help global customers accelerate their digital transformations,” said Peter `t Jong, head of Atos in The Netherlands.

“By collaborating with IBM, a world-class partner with deep experience in helping government organisations across the globe modernise with advanced technology, we will help enable the Ministry to build an agile organisation based on a reliable, secured, future-ready and flexible digital infrastructure.”

The news follows the strategic global alliance formed between Atos and IBM in January 2021 that aims to transform digital acceleration, increase productivity, and reduce operating costs for their customers.

“Collaborating on GrIT with Atos, one of our  sustainability-focused global ecosystem partners, reinforces our mission to build secure infrastructures using open hybrid cloud to help customers make their organisations future ready,” said Evaristus Mainsah (pictured), general manager of IBM Hybrid Cloud and Edge Ecosystem.

“Together, we’re helping customers, like the Dutch Ministry of Defense, accelerate their digital transformations by streamlining operations and increasing productivity in a most secured environment.”

In related news, the June/July issue of Capacity Magazine saw Marisa Viveros, IBM’s vice president of strategy and solutions for global telecommunications and media, talk to us in an interview about how the company is innovating for its telco clients.