Atos signs major contract with Henkel to drive digital transformation

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has signed a contract to deliver large-scale IT outsourcing services to Henkel, a global leader operating worldwide in three business areas: Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care and Laundry; Home Care.

As part of the contract, Atos will be responsible for Henkel’s Datacenter infrastructure, globally hosted in two main sites in Germany and the US. The new contract enables Henkel to react to the digitization of the market and to strengthen its position.Atos is Henkel’s partner for managing their servers for applications as well as management and support for Oracle and SAP databases, Storage & Backup, Operations for Application Data, as well as Active Directory, File- and Print servers in remote locations.Atos will develop the existing datacenter landscape. At the core of the solution is a shared private cloud, which will provide Henkel with a foundation on which to run and manage all their applications easily and flexible.

Additionally, this provides a foundation from which to use Atos Canopy Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud offering.“Accelerating the digitization of our business processes is our top priority. Therefore, we need a state-of-the-art IT infrastructure that allows us to react very flexibly to new requirements and the volatile environment we operate in“, says Dr. Joachim Jaeckle, CIO of Henkel.

Transforming traditional data center operations into flexible cloud solutions is a true milestone for organizations: it requires deep expertise and experience to deliver real competitive advantage, agility, and a strong position for future needs. We are glad to accompany Henkel alongside this important step of their digital journey“, says Philippe Miltin, Group Senior Vice-President for Manufacturing, Retail and Transportation at Atos.