Paris (France), Irving, Texas (US) July 27, 2021
Atos today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Nimbix, a global leading high-performance computing (HPC) cloud platform provider based in the US, to strengthen its HPC offering. With this acquisition, Atos, already a European leader in HPC, enhances its existing capabilities and position itself as a leader in HPC cloud enablement.
Established in 2010 and headquartered just outside Dallas, Texas, Nimbix offers cloud and on-premises HPC, giving engineers and scientists access to infrastructure and software needed to build, compute, analyze, scale, and deploy simulations, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning applications. The company has executed thousands of cloud HPC projects in 68 countries.
Atos and Nimbix’s combined capabilities offer a comprehensive solution for workload orchestration for both on-prem and cloud customers. The joint solution enables higher levels of self-service and automation, enhancing Atos’ capabilities with multi-cloud bursting and hybrid capability. This will enable Atos to expand its market offering and reach with a strong proposition in HPC cloud, under the Atos brand as part of its OneCloud initiative. The unique intellectual property provided by Nimbix will accelerate Atos’ HPCaaS developments and go-to-market plans with Cloud Services Providers, as well as increasing and accelerating Atos’ HPC footprint in North America. It will also help strengthen Atos’s HPC propositions in key markets such as Manufacturing, Financial Services & Insurance, Healthcare & Life Sciences in addition to Public Sector & Defense, by simplifying the access to HPC services without heavy up-front CAPEX.