Atos is an international company focused on Services for Information Technologies (IT) and currently it employs 78,500 people. Atos’ headquarters are located in Paris, with presence in 42 countries around the world. Atos business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company has a wide experience in finance sector, public administration, energy, telecommunications, transport and logistics, health and manufacturing industry, etc. Atos is the fifth company in the world for IT consulting sector and the first one in Europe, according to its business volume.
Atos Research and Innovation (http://www.atosresearch.eu/), as part of Atos Spain, concentrates on the realisation of international projects, combining the most up-to-date technological developments (in areas such as cloud, smart objects, services, etc.) with a high awareness of the human factors (education sciences, disability-related issues, etc.). For this reason, this multi-disciplinary and multicultural team is composed of experts in different knowledge areas, who apply all their knowledge to the achievement of the most balanced solutions.
The Service Engineering & IT Platforms (SEIP) Lab focuses its research in Cloud Computing, Service and Software Engineering and Open Source technologies. It investigates advanced capabilities of Cloud Infrastructures, Software tools and Open Source communities as well as new tools and techniques for advances PaaS and SaaS. The SEIP has been involved in several past and on-going European and National initiative coordinating focused R&D projects such as OPTIMIS, Cloud4SOA, SOA4ALL, SmartLM, Beingrid, QualiPSo and ALERT. The SEIP Lab is under the Information Technologies sector that fosters the adoption of Lab technologies and research towards the software industry and other business units at ATOS.