Paris, 29 June 2012: Agarik, the Bull Group subsidiary specializing in critical Web infrastructure hosting and outsourcing, is taking over responsibility for the platform that provides directory services, authentication and access to Google Enterprise and Cordys services via the Cloud for Valeo’s 37,000 connected employees.
Valeo – global leader in the design, manufacturing and sale of components, integrated systems and modules for the automotive industry – has once again shown its trust in Agarik for the implementation, administration and supervision of its new multi-site Cloud platform.
Agarik will be hosting the directory and authentication platform 24×7, for all Valeo’s office automation services accessed via the Cloud.
The application catalogue available to Valeo employees has now grown to encompass email, calendar, office automation, collaborative working tools, a functional directory and administrative processes. Agarik offers a new, high availability multi-site platform that will enable all Valeo users to access Cloud-based office automation services.
Hervé Dumas, Director of Office Automation Solutions at Valeo, said: “Improving collaboration and productivity by bringing together innovative Cloud-based office automation services is at the heart of our strategy. Agarik’s services are crucial in enabling us to make a sustainable commitment to this approach, with the levels of performance and availability that are essential in the business world.”
Valeo is an independent industrial Group fully focused on the design, production and sale of components, integrated systems and modules for the automotive industry, mainly for CO2 emissions reduction. Valeo ranks among the world’s top automotive suppliers. The Group has 127 plants, 21 research centers, 40 development centers, 12 distribution platforms and employs 71,000 people in 28 countries worldwide.
Agarik specializes in hosting and operating high-availability infrastrustures.
Guaranteeing perfect control over systems architectures from Cloud computing to complex networks, Agarik supports some of the biggest e-commerce outsourcing projects. Software publishers, integrators, e-commerce businesses and advertising agencies rely on Agarik to get the best out of innovation for their business.
As the outright owner of all its resources (Data Centers, fiber optic networks…) and the only player in France to offer an on-site 24×7 support service, Agarik is committed to delivering against even the most demanding SLAs in the industry.
Dassault Systemes, Randstad and Accenture Insurance Services have all placed their trust in the Agarik expertise.
Agarik is a subsidiary of Bull Group.
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