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Every day, in over 50 countries worldwide, hundreds of organizations depend on Bull's products, solutions and services to support their critical business activities and processes. Bull's customers are extremely diverse, but they broadly share the same requirements: the need for high-performance, mission-critical systems that help them innovate and grow faster than their competitors. As 'Architect of an Open World', Bull has a unique ability to capture the world’s intelligence and make it work for its customers, providing made-to-measure solutions to ever-more complex problems.

Bull helps Coreso keep watch over Europe’s electricity distribution grids

European joint venture shows its continued confidence in Bull, with a new renewable 36-month outsourcing contract. Bull will provide all the necessary skills to support Coreso’s mission-critical information system, which is supervised and administered from Bull’s main data center near Angers in France, by experts in high availability.

EDF chooses Bull to help it get more from its SAP data, using SAS.

The Electricité de France (EDF) Group has chosen Bull to build a highly powerful business intelligence (BI) infrastructure. The SAS solution was chosen because it allows access to detailed data for data mining purposes, even when very large volumes of data are involved.
The hardware architecture is based around one Bull Escala server for customer relationship management (CRM) and billing activities running on SAP and Oracle, and a second Bull Escala server for SAS BI. .

Bull provides infrastructure and back office solutions to Sibelga

Bull provided to Sibelga, distributer of electricity and natural gas to the 19 municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region, its infrastructure and back office solutions. In addition to providing and installing 800 Thin Client and 900 monitors, Bull has delivered 2 Bull Escala M6-700 POWER7 servers, 2 EMC² Data Domain and 2 EMC² Celera systems.

PGNiG gets closer to its customers thank to Bull

In 2007, following the liberalization of the country’s energy market, PGNiG (Polskie Gornictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo), the largest Polish oil and gas company, was looking for a partner whose know-how and technology would enable it to implement a new communications strategy and Internet-based customer service mechanisms, in very short timescales. AMG.net (Bull subsidiary) was chosen to be that partner. AMG.net provided both its portal technology and many years of experience and expertise, based on designing mass-market customer services systems for large companies, including TPSA, the country’s biggest operator). It's a first-rate IT project meeting PGNiG’s high standards for data security and systems integration.

G4S choose the Evidian’s SSO solution.

Our business sector is very competitive, and G4S has high middle management turnover. It became crucial to reinforce access security in order to avoid information leakage to our competitors.
Moreover, we had to comply with the group's security recommendations and specifications, which are generally stricter than the security requirements in France."
Evidian's Enterprise SSO offer has been chosen, which brings in extended SSO functions that work with all types of architectures such as LDAP directories and multi-directories, PCs that do not run Windows 2000 or XP, and thin client PCs. Moreover, it is a gateway to advanced functions such as identity management and provisioning. The SSO solution works with a smart card system, with
deployment of a PKI.
The Evidian solution enabled us to meet our group's security requirements within a very short time.
The reasons: it is a modular, simple and all-in-one offer. Security is ensured and audited within our information system.

Bull implements Ambatovy's Baan Infor ERP system

The Ambatovy project is the largest mining program ever undertaken in Madagascar, aimed at extracting some 60,000 tonnes of nickel and 5,600 tonnes of cobalt a year. Numerous supporting infrastructures are currently under construction including extending port installations, roads and rail tracks, building an electricity generating plant… Ambatovy has turned to Bull to help deploy its Infor Baan LN6 ERP system (the latest generation of this integrated enterprise resource planning package) within its information system, to co-ordinate all its business activities.


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