Founded in 1997 as a result of a merger of two French companies, Atos is a European IT services corporations with its headquarters based in Bezons, France. The company has offices around the world, offering customers hi-tech transaction, unified communications, cloud, big data, and cybersecurity services. Their core services and activities include data center management, service desk, unified communications, systems integrations and e-commerce payment services. Along with that, Atos focuses on big data and cybersecurity, developing high-performance computers, servers and cybersecurity services. While Europe is Atos’s main operational area, the current acquisition of Xerox ITO has made North America its largest business unit.