Athens Technology Centre S. A.

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Founded in 1987, ATC (www.atc.gr) is an Information Technology Company (SME) offering solutions and servicestargeting specific sectors incl. the Media, Banking and Retail Sectors, Utilities and Public Sector Organisations as well ashorizontal solutions focusing on Content Management, Enterprise Software, Web Applications, Human Capital ResourceManagement and eLearning, and Mobile Applications. The activities of the Company span among several countries inEU, Eastern Europe and CIS countries, as well as the Balkans.
Having acquired ISO 9001 certification since 2000, the company provides a broad spectrum of value-added productsand services such as consulting, customer training, installation and maintenance, warranty and post-warranty services,SLA projects, project management, and professional support. ATC is also certified with the ISO/IEC 27001:2005 aninformation security management system (ISMS) standard published in October 2005 by the International Organizationfor Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Its full name is ISO/IEC 27001:2005– Information technology – Security techniques – Information security management systems – Requirements. 
Central to the Company’s strategy is the conduction of vivid Research and Development, focusing both in improvingcurrent Products and Solutions, as well as in exploring new technologies for future growth. All ATC own products andservices are based on early prototypes and/or “proof of concept” obtained through R&D Projects, whether funded by theCompany, the Greek State or the Commission. The ATC Innovation Lab (http://ilab.atc.gr/) carries more than 25 years of expertise in Research and Development. Thefocus is on innovation aspects, which are often overshadowed by research concerns, and on turning promising ideas intoconcrete and robust products, in a cost and time-efficient manner. Having incubated most of the current commerciallyoriented ATC business units we are committed to continue along this successful path: Discover or conceptualizeInnovation first, then turn it into working systems through intense and continuous involvement in cutting-edge researchprojects. The focus is primarily given in areas that can offer the next big advance to ATC’s commercial offerings, but alsoin discovering new domains and create the next company targets.
ATC has long experience in integrating applications related to the analysis of large scale data sets. Our experience liesboth in the combination of different modules as well as in the setting up of large databases and search engines. ATC, asmember of the NESSI ETP (www.nessi-europe.com) currently participates in the industry-led initiative for Big Datainnovations, preparing a white aper on Big Data in close cooperation with the European Commission relevant unit.