International IT services company Atos announces new IT contract with Disclosure Scotland
Livingston, 30 May 2014
International IT services company, Atos, has today announced a major new contract with the Scottish Government executive agency, Disclosure Scotland.
The initial two and a half year Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Interim Maintenance Contract commenced yesterday (29 May 2014) and will be delivered by a team from the Atos base in Scotland. The contract also has the potential for a further two options of 12 month contract extensions to be awarded.
The IT Managed Service being delivered will take full advantage of the company’s UK Government Accredited Secure Cloud service.
Atos will host Disclosure Scotland’s PVG application in a highly secure environment which meets the highest levels of government security accreditation. They will be responsible for receiving and scanning completed application forms, and printing and mailing certificates.
Atos will not be involved in the compliance or verification stage of Disclosure Scotland’s activities.
Atos Senior Vice President in Scotland, Gavin Thomson said the company was delighted to have been awarded the opportunity to work with Disclosure Scotland.
“With the skills and breadth of experience we have across the company in Scotland, we look forward to delivering Disclosure Scotland’s current and future ambitions on this contract.”
“We will work with the Disclosure Scotland team to deliver a successful transition programme, moving the current services provided securely and efficiently from the existing provider,” he added.
“Atos has invested heavily in people and developments in Scotland, and the fact that we have a highly experienced and motivated team of more than 1500 business technologists working in locations across Scotland including Livingston, Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh and Forres has been important in helping the company generate the opportunity to add major contracts like this to our business.”
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is an international information technology services company with 2013 annual revenue of €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.
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