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Aena Aeropuertos chooses Bull to rationalize its airport management applications in a contract extendable to five years and €22.5 million.
As the world’s leading airport management company – with 47airports in Spain and involvement in other countries worldwide – Aena Aeropuertos welcomes over 200 million passengers a year. To manage its airports and deliver the best services to its customers, Aena Aeropuertos uses an enterprise information system featuring a rich portfolio of over 70 applications with extremely diverse functionality and technologies.
The 5-year contract will ensure the stability of IT operations at the Berlin-based cable network company and allow support times to be extended – end customers will benefit. Bull has won a 5-year outsourcing contract to provide IT services to the Tele Columbus Group, one of Germany’s leading suppliers of television, Internet and telephone via broadband.
The first stage of the bullx supercomputers ordered by the French weather forecasting agency has now been installed at Météo-France’s site in Toulouse and will be fully available for production this year. The Météo-France supercomputer is the first fully installed, equipped with the upcoming Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v2 processors, based on Ivy Bridge microarchitecture and 22nm manufacturing process.
Developed by Bull for the Languedoc-Roussillon regional authorities, Mon Sud de France (My South of France) is available as an app on iPhone and iPad. Much more than just a tourist guide, it’s an innovative showcase for a high-quality offering. Every year, some 15 million people visit the Languedoc-Roussillon, making it France’s fourth most popular tourist area.
Integrating a storage, business continuity and recovery solution suited to the hospital environment The ISPPC – the public health authority, which manages the Charleroi University Hospital, has chosen Bull to integrate a new NetApp storage solution designed to fit perfectly with the specific needs of one of the largest hospitals in the country’s French-speaking region, Wallonia. IT is an especially critical challenge in the hospital setting.
For an organization at the heart of national solidarity – whose services support over 30 million people in France – effectively managing the data lifecycle is vital. That’s precisely the challenge behind a new project, launched by CNAF’s Information Systems Directorate, which is determined to focus on a service-driven culture.
Bull’s focus on service delivery, storage expertise and international presence played a decisive role in the final choice The leading Belgian logistics company, Katoen Natie, has chosen Bull as its preferred partner for the supply of servers and storage solutions worldwide. Having delivered pilot projects in Thailand and Belgium, new initiatives are about to begin in France, Singapore and Italy.
When the role of an information system is to manage all State expenditure, non-tax receipts and accounting functions, it has to work. Unfailingly. This is the challenge that faces Chorus, the French government’s financial information system, which not only has to process all the information flows relating to management operations – day in, day out – but also controls and oversees all financial activities.
The OESC modernizes its IT infrastructure on time and on budget The mission of the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) is to provide employment security and promote economic well‑being. It governs the operation of local offices throughout the state. To do so, OESC’s legacy programs are critical to maintaining a functional, statewide labor exchange to meet the needs of Oklahoma employers and residents.
When you’re the media brokerage arm of the world’s third largest communication group and especially active in new technologies, innovation isn’t just a state of mind. It’s in your DNA. The challenge? At a time when printed media is increasingly giving way to digital, how can you bring advertising posters into the digital era? That’s just what the Médias & Régies Europe (MRE) has done.
A Bull supercomputer for the new Czech national Center of Excellence in the field of Information technologies
Bull to deliver the first system for the IT4Innovations Supercomputing Center in Ostrava The VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava and Bull signed a contract for the supply of a bullx™ supercomputer, which represents the first step in the creation of the Ostrava-based national supercomputing center. The system, code-named “small cluster”, will be delivered at the end of March 2013 and will be available for production starting in May.
The French national public procurement agency UGAP (Union des Groupements d’Achats Publics) – which supports ministries, decentralized services, hospitals, etc – has chosen Bull and INOP’S, an industrial-scale services platform that opens up the major accounts market to SMEs from the IT services sector capable of delivering high added value, for all kinds of services relating to the analysis and implementation of business process computerization solutions.
A variety of modernization measures not only improve the efficiency of IT at the Frankfurt Hoechst Hospital, they also ensure a high level of data security. In short, it could be called “Survival of the fittest”. Because the principle of natural selection has also applied to the hospital sector for some time, with serious consequences: between 1998 and 2008 the number of hospitals in Germany fell from 2,263 to 2,083.
When it decided to change its IT infrastructure, DFS discovered in bullion™ a server that met its demands for robustness and simplicity, and in Bull a partner capable of supporting it across its diverse range of projects. Dassault Falcon Service (DFS), a subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, offers a comprehensive range of services to support its Falcon business jets.
The Centre for the Development of Enterprise (CDE) is an ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific)/EU joint Institution created in the framework of the Cotonou Agreement, with the principle objectives of fighting against poverty, eradicating it and gradually integrating ACP countries into the global economy, while never losing sight of the aim of sustainable development. The CDE’s activities are coordinated at its office in Brussels.
German Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW) optimizes navigable waterways using a Bull supercomputer
Performance and operating reliability are central to the mission of the Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau (BAW), responsible for one of the most complex tasks in the German High-Performance Computing (HPC) sphere. The German Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW) operates on behalf of the federal administration for navigable waterways and navigation (WSV) in the areas of research and computing.
Flexibility in their marketing and product development is a top priority for insurance companies. All the more so for those that do business exclusively via brokers, who require clear offerings and high quality services. To meet these demands, insurers need access to robust and reliable information systems.