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Aena Aeropuertos chooses Bull to rationalize its airport management applications in a contract extendable to five years and €22.5 million.

Paris, June  10, 2013 -

Bull has been chosen by Aena Aeropuertos to rationalize its enterprise systems application management model. As the world's leading airport management company - with 47 airports in Spain and involvement in other countries worldwide - Aena Aeropuertos welcomes over 200 million passengers a year. To manage its airports and deliver the best services to its customers, Aena Aeropuertos uses an enterprise information system featuring a rich portfolio of over 70 applications with extremely diverse functionality and technologies.

Keen to rationalize the management of this substantial resource, both in terms of cost reduction and improving the responsiveness and efficiency of its services (quality, customer satisfaction), Aena Aeropuertos turned to a Bull-led consortium, grouping seven contracts into just one and changing to an SLA-based model.

Having been won over by Bull's value proposition and expertise, Aena Aeropuertos has handed over responsibility for managing the entire range of applications, as well as a major proportion of future developments under a framework service contract worth €4.5 million a year, extendible to five years, for a total of over €22.5 million of which €12.5 million would be attributable to Bull. All maintenance tasks and new projects will come under the scope of an overall budget and high-quality service delivery commitments managed by Bull's Madrid Services Center (certified CMMI* level 3), one of its seven such centers worldwide. To achieve this, Bull is putting in place transparent, industrial-scale management tools, already deployed in its software factory.

This innovative approach will enable Aena Aeropuertos to rapidly achieve significant savings of more than 40% compared with the previous seven contracts, to avoid workload constraints and to benefit from the inherent agility of this high added-value resource and the proactive improvements suggested by a partner well versed in its business activities and its information systems.

* CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration): benchmark process improvement model setting out best practice in application development engineering.

About Bull, an Atos company


Bull is the trusted partner for enterprise data. The Group, which is firmly established in the Cloud and in Big Data, integrates and manages high-performance systems and end-to-end security solutions. Bull's offerings enable its customers to process all the data at their disposal, creating new types of demand. Bull converts data into value for organisations in a completely secure manner.

Bull currently employs around 9,200 people across more than 50 countries, with over 700 staff totally focused on R&D. In 2013, Bull recorded revenues of €1.3 billion.

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About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2013 pro forma annual revenue of €10 billion and 86,000 employees in 66 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defence, Health, Manufacturing, Media & Utilities, Public Sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation.

Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline.

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