Paris, July nine, 2020
Atos, a global leader in electronic transformation, and the Global Olympic Committee (IOC), these days declared an extension to their lengthy-standing Throughout the world Olympic Partnership by way of to 2024.
Atos will extend its Best partnership by way of to 2024, seeking to even more aid the electronic transformation of the Olympic Games as the direct integrator for technological know-how and to maintain fulfilling its position in securing the IT infrastructure for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and Olympic Games Paris 2024.
Elie Girard, Atos CEO, and Thomas Bach, IOC President, at Bezons, on July nine, 2020
Atos has been an Information Technological innovation Partner to the Olympic Motion due to the fact 1989, when the enterprise delivered expert services for the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 Organising Committee. Atos turned the Olympic Movement’s Throughout the world Information Technological innovation Partner in 2001.
IOC President Thomas Bach mentioned: “In these unparalleled instances, the aid and self-assurance of our Throughout the world Companions is now far more important than ever. In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future, we are delighted to go on functioning with Atos, our reliable manual in a interval of wonderful electronic transformation, to offer the electronic backbone and key electronic platforms we count on to run the Games. We are delighted to be in a position to maintain counting on Atos to aid the Olympic Motion and to aid deliver the Olympic values to billions of men and women throughout the world.”
Atos CEO, Elie Girard, mentioned: “We are thrilled to even more extend our now 30-calendar year-solid journey with the IOC. We will be pursuing our determination to the empowerment of the Olympic Games by way of leading technological know-how and innovation – absolutely connecting, securing and digitally enabling the Games to all stakeholders. We will attain this feat by uniting men and women, enterprise and technological know-how, and delivering sustainable remedies to the IOC, placing environmental determination at the heart of the Olympic solution, aligned with Atos’ solid environmental determination in tackling the climate modify emergency.”
As a global Partner, Atos will go on its aid of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, as perfectly as the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, and the Olympic Games Paris 2024, where by Atos’ global headquarters is located.
The arrangement also contains marketing legal rights for the Global Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Paralympic Games by way of the IOC-IPC lengthy-expression collaboration arrangement, as perfectly as for the Youth Olympic Games.
Atos is presently supporting the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 by delivering core Olympic methods, this kind of as the management of accreditations, as perfectly as purposes that include things like athlete entries for gatherings, the on the web volunteer portal, the competition timetable, workforce management, and the voting software for the IOC Athletes’ Fee, among other individuals. This is in addition to offering all formal final results to the Games-time website and app, and delivering the media with biographies of athletes and other sorts of track record information.
At PyeongChang 2018, Atos delivered around the Cloud for the first time the vital IT methods of the Olympics. This was a replicable product, which will be made use of for Tokyo 2020, supporting the IOC in employing sustainable remedies by minimising the environmental affect in comparison to prior editions. At these following Games, Atos will also deal with the most revolutionary Advanced Accessibility Control Process (AACS).
Jiri Kejval, IOC Marketing and advertising Fee Chair, mentioned: “Atos becomes the 12th Throughout the world Olympic Partner to sign by way of 2024. The lengthy-expression aid of our global associates implies the Olympic Motion is in a position to take pleasure in economic security and operational aid, which can help to get over problems, like the present unparalleled interval. By redistributing 90% of the revenues it generates, the IOC is in a position to aid activity and athletes globally, all calendar year spherical.”
Patrick Adiba, Head of Major Situations at Atos, mentioned: “The Olympics is all about teamwork as we get the job done with an ecosystem of associates. We have to get the job done collectively to obtain a frequent target: generating the magic of the Olympic Games materialize. The Olympic Games is a advanced multi-stakeholder surroundings where by we are responsible of numerous expert services, from consulting to integration and functions. We have advanced a lot in new strategies and technological know-how due to the fact of the complexity and significant need surroundings of the Olympic Games. We are very pleased to extend our aid to the Olympic Motion, certainly bringing the Olympic Games into the electronic age.”