June - August 2013

Healthcare: where security meets innovation

Editorial. In the light of Bull’s intense involvement in the health sector, and the recent signing of several major contracts, Bull Chairman and CEO Philippe Vannier highlights one of the Group’s key differentiators: the ability to develop leading-edge solutions for sensitive sectors, where the most advanced innovations go hand-in-hand with absolute security.

Recognition for Bull’s CSR policy

Sustainable development. In 2012, EcoVadis ranked Bull as one of the top 10% best regarded IT companies in terms of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). GAIA Index graded Bull at the11th place in the overall ranking of 230 quoted companies in France and the third highest ranked services company. These positions demonstrate Bull’s commitment to doing business responsibly and effectively.

Major contract with French Army

Defense. Bull has been chosen by the French Defense Procurement Agency (the DGA) to develop the Scorpion future combat information system, which will equip all land-based units in the French army from 2016 onwards. This major contract, worth some €40 million, highlights Bull’s special skills and approach in the development of mission-critical systems.

Aena Aeropuertos hands over applications to Bull

Transport. The world’s biggest airport operator, Aena Aeropuertos, has concluded a multi-year services contract with a consortium led by Bull. By handing over all maintenance and new application projects to the Bull-led team, Aena is set to achieve significant savings while also benefiting from more standardized, consistent developments supported by stringent service delivery commitments.

Tele Columbus opts for outsourcing services

Telecoms. Tele Columbus – one of the biggest cable operators in Germany – has signed a five-year outsourcing services contract with Bull. The deal, under which Bull will take over all IT services Tele Columbus’ at its centralized sites, should help to reduce costs while at the same time improving service quality for the long term.

Leipzig | June 16-20 2013
ISC'13

Ecole Polytechnique (Palaiseau Paris area) | June 25-26, 2013
2013 TERATEC Forum

Denver (USA) | November 18-21, 2013
SC13