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Atos and partners launch Gaia-X lighthouse project for European cloud infrastructure


Paris, France and Munich, Germany – February 22, 2022

European electronic companies and cloud suppliers have introduced an initiative for common infrastructure solutions that fulfill Gaia-X requirements. 28 organizations and businesses, such as Atos, agreed to make their cloud expert services Gaia-X compliant. The Lighthouse task “Structura-X” enhances marketplace-particular initiatives for the automotive sector (Catena-X), agriculture (AgriGaia) and finance (EuroDat). Original Gaia-X compliant choices are envisioned to be all set by the middle of this 12 months.

The initiative was born out of the will need to develop a Gaia-X-compatible infrastructure in Europe, alongside marketplace services. In coordination with the Gaia-X Affiliation, 7 European digital providers originally agreed on the prevalent intention: Atos, Aruba.it, DE-CIX, Deutsche Telekom, Engineering, Noovle and Best-IX. In the meantime, supplemental organizations from all above Europe have joined. To day, this adds up to 28 Structura-X associates[1] from 10 nations.

“We are happy to start Structura-X, collectively with crucial European cloud providers and digital companies. Structura-X will allow the important scale for new cross-sector and cross-nation collaboration in the cloud, to foster a federated European cloud and edge infrastructure. As component of this initiative, Atos will deliver its digital stability methods and goods, as European current market chief, to assure the finish sovereignty and security of cloud infrastructure solutions.” reported Santi Ribas, Head of Cloud Business Answers, Atos.

Structura-X invites far more cloud service companies to be part of. The widespread intention is to form their current infrastructure solutions into an eco-technique for European details sovereignty. An overarching European cloud infrastructure is staying designed. Users will be ready to test and deploy their expert services and facts rooms in a Gaia-X-authorized infrastructure.

Structura-X will work carefully with Gaia-X, which between other actions defines the specialized framework for details sovereignty. At the same time, Structura-X will permit the required scale for new cross-sector and cross-state collaboration in the cloud. The earlier fragmentation of the European cloud marketplace will therefore be triumph over.

Atos is included in various jobs all around cloud and electronic sovereignty, and lately released Atos OneCloud Sovereign Protect, in response to the growing requires of businesses and governments for digital sovereignty. The alternative allows Atos custumers to meet the issues of controlling their information in the edge-to-cloud continuum, in line with the maximum jurisdictional knowledge governance prerequisites.


[1] Atos, Aruba.it, DE-CIX, Deutsche Telekom, Engineering, Noovle, Leading-IX, AssoSoftware, Town Network, Cloud&Warmth Systems, CS Group, CSI, EBRC, Elmec, Fabasoft, Worldwide Dataspaces Association, IONOS SE, KPN, Lux Innovation, Mainstream, Future Layer, OpenNebula Methods, OSISM, ThreeFold Tech, Tietoevry, United Group, Vivacom

About Atos

Atos is a worldwide leader in electronic transformation with 107,000 employees and yearly profits of more than € 11 billion. European range one in cybersecurity, cloud and superior-efficiency computing, the Group presents tailor-made conclude-to-end remedies for all industries in 71 nations. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is fully commited to a safe and decarbonized electronic for its consumers. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), shown on Euronext Paris and integrated in the CAC 40 ESG and Up coming 20 Paris Inventory indexes.

The function of Atos is to aid style the upcoming of the facts room. Its skills and products and services guidance the progress of understanding, instruction and analysis in a multicultural method and lead to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the earth, the Team allows its buyers and workforce, and users of societies at large to dwell, operate and develop sustainably, in a safe and safe info area.

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