July 2012

Time for action on the Cloud

Editorial. Philippe Vannier, Bull Chairman and CEO, believes that the strategic importance of the Cloud, its highly technical nature and rapid growth means suppliers, businesses who use it and nations concerned about their sovereignty and economic momentum must act now and with great care. With the creation of NumInnov, its new alliance with SFR, and Le Cloud by Bull™, Bull is showing the way.

La Poste scales new heights with Le Cloud by Bull

Hosting. The French Post Office, La Poste, has shown its continued trust in Bull for the provision of a secure, ultra high-availability hosting solution based around the Le Cloud by Bull integrated approach. The six-year deal worth at least €27 million guarantees La Poste high levels of service delivery and expert, tailored support.

Innovative ticketing for Rhônexpress

Transport. Rhônexpress, the new express tramway that links Saint-Exupery airport with the center of Lyon, has turned to Bull Amesys to design and implement an innovative ticketing solution that is not only powerful and reliable, but also allows the operator to secure its revenue while offering a modern and practical service to its passengers.

Valeo secures its Cloud access with Agarik

Industry. Valeo has pioneered the use of the Cloud in industry, and has now awarded Agarik – the Bull subsidiary specializing in critical Web hosting – the contract to run and administer the centralized authentication platform that allows its 37,000 users to connect their applications in Cloud mode, including Google Enterprise office automation tools.

GIP-MDS adopts flexible outsourcing

Public sector. The French government body that enables companies to submit their social security declarations on line (GIP-MDS) has awarded Bull the contract to host and run its information system. Thanks to the flexibility of its outsourcing offerings, Bull will be well placed to support huge seasonal variations in workload, as well as the long-term evolution of the system.

Mannheim - Germany | September 24-25 2012
ISC Cloud 12

Barcelona | 9-11 October 2012
VMworld EMEA

Salt Lake City (USA) | November 10-16, 2012