Purchase to accelerate services growth strategy and expand Adaptive
Enterprise delivery capability in Europe
HP today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Triaton GmbH (with
subsidiaries in Singapore, China and Brazil), Triaton France SAS and Triaton
N.A, Inc (USA). The Triaton companies provide information technology services
and are wholly owned subsidiaries of the ThyssenKrupp Group. The acquisition,
once completed, will extend HP’s offering in the services market in Germany and
globally, and will strengthen its overall market presence in services.
Triaton is one of Germany’s largest independent IT services providers,
originally created as a spinoff of ThyssenKrupp Group. Triaton provides
applications services, hosting services and onsite services with revenues of
approximately ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬370 million. Its acquisition by HP is subject to regulatory
The addition of Triaton’s competencies will give HP additional capacity to
deliver its Adaptive Enterprise offerings, designed to help customers utilize
information technology to drive business agility. Customers will benefit from
added managed services, customer support and consulting and integration
capabilities. The agreement extends HP’s reach into specific vertical
industries, including the manufacturing (steel/metals, chemicals/
pharmaceuticals/healthcare) and automotive sectors. Triaton also has strong
capabilities in SAP hosting services.
“Triaton and ThyssenKrupp will benefit from HP’s broad portfolio of products
and services as a technology leader and a global IT solutions provider,” said
Professor Dr. Ekkehard Schulz, chairman of the executive board, ThyssenKrupp AG.
“This acquisition will allow us to accelerate our growth strategy in the
German market and beyond. Together we will help customers realize measurable
business value from their IT investments,” said Francesco Serafini, senior vice
president and general manager, HP Services in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
“In addition, we are pleased to reinforce our strategic relationship with
ThyssenKrupp as a preferred IT services provider.”
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and
institutions globally. The company’s offerings span IT infrastructure, personal
computing and access devices, global services and imaging and printing. For the
last four fiscal quarters, HP revenue totaled $74.7 billion. More information
about HP (NYSE, Nasdaq: HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.