11 July 2021
ITIDA, Atos Sign MoU to Boost Outsourcing Job Market

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Atos, a French international company, during 4YFN event, organized on the sidelines of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2021, in Barcelona, Spain.
Within the MoU, Atos and ITIDA aim to accelerate the development of the digital sector in Egypt and create new employment opportunities locally.
Atos seeks to upscale its offshore operations directed towards exporting services including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software implementation, technical support, software development and infrastructure database management. The company’s portfolio and focus areas include smart city services, Artificial Intelligence (AI), cloud solutions, big data, analytics and cybersecurity.
Over the course of the three-year agreement, Atos seeks to recruit and train new Egyptian employees to deliver offshore IT services to its customers across different global markets.
Egypt is already home to a long list of multinational tech companies, providing a diverse range of complex services in over 20 different languages to clients across more than 100 countries. The country holds about 17 % of the global offshore Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) market, with exports revenue climbing to more than $4.2 billion last year, according to IDC.
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, cybersecurity, cloud, and high-performance computing, has over 105 employees in 71 countries. The company generates annual revenues of more than €11 billion, and provides technical and business support to its customers in the Middle East during their digital transformation journey.
Moreover, Atos has extensive knowledge and capabilities in several industries, such as telecom, media, financial services, insurance, public sector and defense. The company’s delivery center serves customers in Egypt, as well as in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, South Africa and across the Mediterranean region.
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