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WHY S3NS ?

The DNA of S3NS: making the trusted cloud a reality

S3NS invokes:

  • A sense of history, with the ambition to open up a world of opportunity and to become a reference in terms of hybrid partnership based on the technology of a hyperscaler, Google Cloud, and Thales technologies serving security
  • The direction and trajectory towards the trusted cloud we want to offer our customers as of today
  • An obvious offer that makes sense

In addition, the reversed 3 alludes to:

  • The triad formed by Thales, Google Cloud and you
  • Our pillars: Performance, Innovation, Trust, which highlights our value proposition
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THE GENESIS OF S3NS

Cloud computing is a tremendous opportunity to accelerate the transformation of companies and administrations, and contribute to their economic competitiveness.

In 2020, global enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure services exceeded Datacenter hardware and software purchases for the first time.

In May 2021, the French government presented its national strategy for the Cloud to respond to the triple challenge of transformation, competitiveness and sovereignty of public and private organizations. This includes in particular the SecNumCloud label, which defines the highest level of data protection for French citizens, and includes both legal and technical measures.

A THALES X GOOGLE CLOUD PARTNERSHIP

A Thales X Google Cloud partnership

Thales & Google Cloud have joined forces to create a new company under French law, fully controlled by Thales, called S3NS, where each party brings its expertise:

  • Thales: a French player recognized as a world leader in terms of high technologies at the service of security. > Discover Thales

  • Google Cloud: world leader in new technologies that enable access to information. > Discover Google Cloud

So that users can fully leverage the advantages of the cloud, the joint Thales and Google Cloud offer is based on the most advanced technologies and services of each of the partners.

THALES SECURITY EXPERTISE

Thales, which has been a leader in cybersecurity for more than 40 years, will provide the guarantees required by the SecNumCloud label, in particular by providing operations and support, management of encryption keys, access and identities and cyber supervision thanks to the support of its Cybersecurity Operations Centers.

Thales brings the confidence and level of security necessary to French customers, to enable them to migrate and manage their most sensitive applications in the cloud, while remaining in control.

THE INNOVATIVE POWER OF GOOGLE CLOUD

The services offered by Google Cloud, whose roadmap will be regularly enriched with functional innovations, will provide elasticity, reversibility and technological openness, without being tied to proprietary software.

This agility will allow companies to innovate transparently and independently.

THE AMBITION OF S3NS: COMBINE PERFORMANCE, INNOVATION AND TRUST TOWARDS A CLOUD OF TRUST

Performance.svgThe power of Google Cloud

A rich service offering that offers the GCP catalog, at the same level of performance and continuous development.

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Infrastructure and data located in France, physically and logically separated from GCP and operated by French citizens.

icon_lockerOperated, secured & commercialized by S3NS

A French company fully controlled by Thales in charge of encryption, identity, supervision, operations and support.

icon_checkAiming for the SecNumCloud label

The highest level of security requirements, certified by the SecNumCloud label which is part of the cloud strategy of trust of the French State.

SECNUMCLOUD LABEL: YOUR GUARANTEE OF INDEPENDENCE AND SECURITY

Cloud service providers "SecNumCloud" label certifies the quality and robustness of the service, the capabilities, and the trust that can be placed in the service provider. Version 3.2 of SecNumCloud clarifies protection criteria with regards to extra-European laws and integrates European regulatory requirements relating to the protection of personal data.

A full range of services

French companies and public institutions will be able to benefit from a set of cloud services:

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  • Operated by a new dedicated company under French law, majority owned and fully controlled by Thales,
  • Hosted in France, within an infrastructure separate from that of Google Cloud with network and servers that will be separated, controlled and operated by S3NS,
  • Encompassing customer support provided by local teams,
  • Including security services provided by the new company, including identity management, data encryption, administration and supervision,
  • With continuous software updates received continuously but delivered, evaluated and validated within a security chamber managed by Thales,
  • Managed on a sustainably designed infrastructure.