We are delighted to announce the acquisition of the SAP Security Practice from Nextview. The team of expert consultants joined ATS on 1 March 2019 fulfilling a strategic requirement at ATS Global.Huub Waterval, CEO of Nextview commented on the transaction: “For many years, Nextview has been highly successful in the SAP Security field. At the beginning of this year, we have redefined our multi-year strategy, and as part of this strategy we have named several focus areas in which we will concentrate our activities. With regards to the Security practice, we believe that ATS Global is the right partner to bring both the team as well as their projects to the next level. I am very proud of the Security team and am confident that their talents will contribute significantly to the success of ATS.”

Paul Bron, CEO of ATS Global gave a detailed presentation to the team of the potential benefits. “Industry 4.0 implementations at major organizations and manufacturers globally requires dedicated attention to security issues. Therefore, ATS Global has a strategic goal to offer effective security for both Information Technology as well as Operations Technology, bridging the IT/OT divide. The heart of the new practice is SAP idM and GRC, respectively identity Management and Governance, Risk & Compliance. With an existing customer base and our own customers clamouring for high quality security we have hit the mark with this talented team.”

About ATS Global:
ATS Global is The Independent Solution Provider for Smart Digital Transformation. Since 1986, ATS has been undertaking continuous improvement initiatives and manufacturing IT solution design, deployment and 24/7 support assignments delivering tangible business value to customers world-wide.

About Nextview:
Nextview is a design and technology consultancy firm with over 75 consultants, combining Design Thinking with technology. The company is a certified B Corporation and has been voted Great Place to Work in 2017 and 2018. From its own Design Thinking Centers in Amsterdam and Eindhoven, Nextview serves clients in mainly the Financial Services, Manufacturing and Professional Services industries. Among its clients are ABN AMRO, Facilicom, Royal Haskoning DHV, Pentair, LeasePlan and Heijmans.