09 Mar 12
Atos names alliance leader
Atos has made Paul Stewart, CEO of Canopy, the new cloud computing company for the partnership between Atos, EMC and Vmware. He led the integration of Siemens IT Solutions and Services in the US following the acquisition in July 2011, before becoming the COO of Atos in North America on July 1st 2011.
Paul will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of Canopy to position it in the growing market of cloud computing.
Charles Dehelly, Senior Executive Vice President Global Operations says: ' The creation of Canopy marks an important step in the history of Atos and as a one-stop shop for cloud services will bring significant value to our clients. Paul Stewart will lead Canopy to ensure that we can support large organisations move cost effectively, securely and with minimum risk to the cloud.'
Canopy's portfolio will include four key offerings: An Enterprise Application Store; An Enterprise Platform as a Service (PaaS); A Private Cloud Cloud strategy & transformation Journey Design.