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Adfinitas chooses Bull for its PCI DSS certification Adfinitas certifies the collection of donations

Created in 1997, the adfinitas relationship marketing agency specializes in private fundraising for the charitable and humanitarian sector. Present in Germany, France, the Netherlands and the UK, adfinitas provides international expertise and an innovative approach for non-profit associations and foundations. It has extended its skills to on-line fundraising, making payments easy, rapid and secure, avoiding the need of a third party web site.

Bombardier and Bull get on board the <em>Train of the Future</em> Bombardier invents Train of the Future with Bull

For its virtual engineering platform project, the world leader in rail transport has surrounded itself with the foremost specialists, including Bull Amesys, who is responsible for an innovative on-board ‘telepresence’ solution.

Vivo chooses Bull’s critical infrastructure solution to support its mobile core business services Vivo chose bullion for its critical infrastructure

Vivo has adopted a bullion®-based infrastructure server solution from Bull aimed at increasing the scalability, availability and performance of its critical NGIN (Next-Generation Intelligent Network) core system. The telecommunications market in Brazil is extremely dynamic and aggressive, and Telefônica-Vivo is a leader in this market according to all indicators.

French Ministry of Defense chooses Bull to industrialize its application development processes Industrializing development at Defense ministry

In order to have end-to-end control over its installed base of applications and cut its total cost of ownership, the Ministry of Defense has decided to standardize its software production.

Economic intelligence: the next big security challenge Economic intelligence: the next big security challenge

Colonel Joël Ferry of the French Gendarmerie, specialist in criminal law as applied to ICT. Colonel Joël Ferry of the Gendarmerie began his career as a detective in 1977.

Bull: helping to craft DIRISI’s modernization DIRISI modernizes its operations with Bull’s help

Under a framework contract – which enables it to effectively combine agility and expertise while still following the strict rules governing public procurement – DIRISI can draw on the full range of Bull’s know-how in operating IT systems. François Decourt, Chief Armaments Engineer and Director of the Central Engineering Department at DIRISI, explains.

Docapost DPS gains ISO 27001 thanks to Bull Docapost DPS gains ISO 27001 thanks to Bull

As a result of the risk analysis carried out by Bull, using the MEHARI method developed by CLUSIF[1], Docapost DPS has achieved ISO 27001 certification for its information security management system: proof positive of its total mastery of the security challenges relating to paperless processing.

Bull: a strategic partner for inwi Bull: a strategic partner for inwi

Having worked alongside inwi since it was founded, Bull has helped the third largest Moroccan telecoms operator to differentiate itself through technology, to become a market leader. Interview with Frédéric Debord, CEO of inwi. How long has inwi been working with Bull, and what has been the latter delivered for the company? Bull was there at the birth of inwi, Morocco’s third largest telecoms operator, right from the start.

High-Performance Computing takes off at SONACA with Bull High-Performance Computing takes off at SONACA with Bull

Belgian aerospace manufacturer SONACA is to use bullx® supercomputers from Bull for its sizing calculations on aeronautical and space structures. More than ever, this makes Bull the strategic IT partner for this hi-tech company, based at Gosselies in the town of Charleroi. Aeronautics is one of the main areas where HPC solutions are widely used with supercomputers that are powerful enough to run especially demanding calculations and simulations.

Simplifying public service users’ lives, with innovative on-line services. Simplifying public service users’ lives, with innovative on-line services.

Bull is one of the main IT partners of the French State Modernization Agency, the DGME, which uses technology to support greater government efficiency. Bull Direct met Gilles Lassarre, Head of the e-Public Services Projects Department (part of the DGME’s Projects Service) and Hervé Le Bars, Head of the Center of Expertise of this Department.

Making digital technology a real tool for our development Making digital technology a real tool for our development

Bull has been chosen by the government in the Republic of Congo to implement its new e-government platform. We talked to Thierry Moungalla, the country’s Minister for Post, Telecommunications and New Communications Technologies. “What are the main challenges you face today in the Congo when it comes to telecommunications and new technologies? Thierry Moungalla: Our government has made new technologies one of the mainstays of social development for the Congo.

“There always has to be intelligence behind the computer.” “There always has to be intelligence behind the computer.”

In 2010, you were awarded the Fields Medal, seen as the ‘Nobel Prize for mathematics’. Can you tell us a bit about this honor and your work? Cédric Villani: Even when it was established, the Nobel Prize was not designed to recognize all the sciences, without exception. So in 1924, at the International Congress of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), Canadian mathematician John C.

Interview with Jean Gonnord and Pierre Leca, at CEA-DAM Interview with Jean Gonnord and Pierre Leca, at CEA-DAM

Tera 100 – the world’s most efficient supercomputer and the first in Europe to break the Petaflops[1] barrier – is a major industrial success that highlights Bull and the CEA’s combined expertise in developing ultra high-performance, world-beating technologies.

Security: the key to nations’ sovereignty Security: the key to nations’ sovereignty

Interview with Jean-Louis Desvignes, Major-General;

Innovations in Business Intelligence despite the crisis Innovations in Business Intelligence despite the crisis

Interview with Philippe Nieuwbourg, coordinator of the Decideo community Analyst/publisher and consultant Philippe Nieuwbourg has been working for over 20 years, analyzing and advising readers and customers in the field of information technology. He is the founder and coordinator of the community www.decideo.fr. Today, he shares his vision as an observer of the major trends in Business Intelligence.

Keeping watch over Europe’s electricity networks Keeping watch over Europe’s electricity networks

Coreso guarantees the security of electricity transmission networks, 24×7. And Bull ensures the high availability of the IT systems needed to do this highly sensitive job. On 4 November 2006, at 9.38 in the evening, E.ON Netz, one of the four Transmission System Operators (TCOs) in Germany, power off a 400,000 volt electrical power line spanning the river Ems, to let a ship pass underneath.

AFD reaches all four corners of the world with Bull AFD reaches all four corners of the world with Bull

By Jean-François Arnal, Director of IT, Facilities and Logistics at the AFD The French Overseas Development Agency (L’Agence française de développement or AFD) has taken advantage of an IT infrastructure update to centralize its information system and make it more homogeneous. Over the space of a year, despite working in sometimes difficult conditions, Bull’s teams implemented a new infrastructure and messaging system across four continents in more than 50 countries.

Bull achieves impeccable Baan migration for Le Royal Hotel in Luxembourg Bull achieves impeccable Baan migration for Le Royal Hotel in Luxembourg

Interview with Lucien Xotta, Head of Accounts and Michael Sartor, IT Manager Why did you choose Baan to help manage your luxury hotel? Lucien Xotta – We chose Baan 10 years ago, when there was no equivalent solution available in the hotel market. We needed a software package that could cover all the hotel’s accounting and stock management needs.