( ATOS) - Prime Minister along with the Minister of Communications & IT witness signing agreement between Atos and Egypt’s ITIDA to expand Atos’ operations in Egypt. The new GDC provides cutting-edge, best-in-class digital services to clients across the globe
Cairo, Egypt - December 5, 2022 - Atos today announces the opening of its new Global Delivery Center (GDC) facility in Cairo, Egypt concluded in a formal signing ceremony together with the Egyptian Prime Minister, Mr. Mostafa Kamal Madbouly, and Egypt’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Dr. Amr Talaat.
With this new GDC, Atos reinforces its presence in the Middle East and Africa and its commitment to both regional and global clients. This new GDC will boost its offshore delivery capability in addition to enabling it to explore business prospects from the wider region.
Egypt produces 100,000 IT graduates each year, with a diverse, gender-balanced workforce. Over 80% of its young working population are fluent in languages such as Arabic, English, French and German. Egypt was also ranked the 4th most pandemic-resilient country, solidifying its position as one of the world’s best delivery locations.
Leveraging Egypt’s diverse and skilled workforce and strong support from the Ministry of Communications and IT, Atos aims to provide cutting-edge, best-in-class digital services to its clients across the globe. It offers a full range of services, including digital workplace, application development, automated testing, project management, analytics and database, mainframe, server and infrastructure support to its clients with competitive pricing.
The diversity of the IT and business services provided in Egypt, along with its cost competitiveness, and government support, encourage global enterprises to launch and expand their global operations reinforcing the country’s reputation as a favorable, reliable IT offshoring destination and business services hub.
Sven Hesterman, Head of Global Delivery Centers Atos, said “We are proud and excited to open a new Global Delivery Centre in Egypt, adding our network of award-winning centres around the world. The talented and diverse workforce in Egypt is an excellent addition to the thousands of dedicated colleagues we have in our centres around the world, serving our customers on a daily basis.”
Ahmad Elharany, General Manager Egypt at Atos, “Our focus is to establish Egypt as one of the key Global Delivery Centers for the Atos Group and its clients worldwide. We aim to bring in a highly skilled workforce along with the right mix of onsite, onshore and offshore capabilities to meet our customers’ needs. We will continue to invest in recruiting and developing the right skill sets and enhancing our existing talent pool through continuous training and development programmes”.
Now with 350 IT professionals, Atos in Egypt plans to hire another 1,000 employees over the next 12 months with an emphasis on local talent. Atos will continue its investment in premise extension, training and skill set development and recruitment of local resources.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 112,000 employees and annual revenue of c. € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea) and listed on Euronext Paris.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.