PARIS and KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces that it was selected by Orsted, a global leader in offshore wind, to supply critical communications solutions based on TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked radio) technology for two offshore wind farms, off the coast of Changhua County in Taiwan. This is the first call-off contract signed under the new Atos and Orsted frame agreement for current and future offshore windfarms projects in the APAC region. A similar frame agreement for Europe was signed in December 2017.
As part of this contract, Atos will supply a comprehensive communication solution and will be responsible for the whole value chain: from engineering and design down to installation, testing and commissioning, and a 5-year maintenance support. The solution will include:
- Professional Mobile Radio system based on TETRA,
- Marine and aviation communication system,
- Marine and aviation tracking system,
- Microwave link,
- Network management and a
- Voice dispatching system
"We are proud to support Orsted in developing renewable energy worldwide, by providing our expertise in critical communication solutions. This first contract in Taiwan under the new APAC frame agreement reinforces our partnership with Orsted, which we initiated two years ago within a European frame agreement," said Cyril Dujardin, Atos Senior VP, Mission-Critical Systems, Big Data & Security Division.
"We have chosen once again to rely on Atos' expertise to provide the communication systems of our wind farms' critical infrastructures. Atos' proven engineering competencies are crucial in the harsh and challenging environment of offshore wind farms. Seamless interaction of staff and systems is imperative for safe and efficient operations," explains Mads Thorsted Nielsen at Orsted.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with over 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over EUR11 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information technology space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education as well as multicultural and pluralistic approaches to research that contribute to scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the group enables its customers, employees and collaborators, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably and confidently in the information technology space.