Tokyo, Japan, and Paris, France – September 29, 2021

The Olympic and Paralympic Online games Tokyo 2020 were being unique in terms of group in the context of COVID-19. Once more, Atos, Worldwide IT Companion of the Olympic and Paralympic Online games, efficiently enabled thousands of supporters to share the athletes’ working experience by orchestrating and securing all the IT units behind the function.

12 months on yr, Atos strives to minimize the environmental effect of the Olympic and Paralympic Online games and has supported this by completely migrating all units to the cloud. Atos has carried out impressive ways of performing, extensively making use of the most current systems to handle remotely all the testing, homologations, and rehearsals. In addition, relentless exertion has been deployed to scale down the range of physical servers by virtually 50%. This new supply product enabled to minimize power intake, warmth emanation, intense components infrastructures, as well as the range of staff travelling to the host city[1]

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Info & Figures on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Online games

  • All essential purposes were being hosted 100% in the Atos cloud
  • 878 situations in the Olympic and Paralympic Online games software with near-quick transmission of effects to supporters, journalists, and broadcasters
  • Billions of viewers
  • two hundred,000 hrs of technological testing
  • Physical servers diminished by virtually 50% in comparison to earlier editions – functioning from 250 servers in Rio 2016 to just over one hundred thirty in Tokyo 2020
  • 67 million buyers on the official Olympic Online games effects webpage
  • 49,510 volunteers accepted via the volunteer portal
  • 535,000 accreditations issued – which also served as a protected official border entry document into Japan

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At peak, Online games units hold the most essential own data in the entire world. Atos secured the full IT infrastructure of the Olympic and Paralympic Online games, leveraging its skills in electronic cybersecurity and making use of true-time data examination applications. Its groups of cybersecurity industry experts monitored units and networks repeatedly, from a Safety Procedure Centre (SOC), blended with a Laptop Safety Incident Reaction Group (CSIRT). They were being performing intently with the Atos business enterprise and technologies industry experts of the Engineering Functions Centre.

“Tokyo 2020 were being unprecedented Olympic Online games, and it took an similarly unprecedented exertion from all of us to make them occur in a risk-free and protected manner for absolutely everyone. Atos has been definitely instrumental in connecting, securing and digitally enabling the Olympic Online games Tokyo 2020 to all stakeholders globally, whilst lowering the environmental effect of our IT functions. We are delighted to proceed to operate with a chief in the electronic industry, bringing innovation to the Olympic Online games, and serving to us to hook up digitally with all our supporters around the entire world.” mentioned Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

“The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Online games were being historic, as athletes broke records, opened minds and improved life. Remaining capable to inform that story of variety and inclusion throughout the entire world was vital, and the Atos cloud ensured that we could keep digitally linked with supporters, journalists and broadcasters. To do that safely and securely and securely was specifically significant to us in Tokyo as we introduced WeThe15, which aims to stop discrimination toward the 1.two billion people with disabilities. We congratulate Atos for guaranteeing that the Paralympic Online games were being as substantial-executing in the IT again-stop as they were being on the industry of play.” mentioned Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Atos is actively supporting the campaign #WeThe15 introduced by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the premier campaign at any time of its variety concentrated on disability visibility and inclusion. The Team has prolonged its personnel source team for men and women with disabilities and their allies and is fully commited to addressing inclusion as a main bring about.

“Like athletes, Atos industry experts have been preparing for the function several years in progress, with ambition and determination. When it will come to the Olympic and Paralympic Online games, there are no next odds,” mentioned Elie Girard, Atos CEO. “Each individual edition of the Olympic and Paralympic Online games brings jointly more and more linked spectators, and electronic is more than at any time a central player.The skills of our groups built it probable to supply a flawless function, and to be certain moments of joy and emotion to the entire world local community. In these unprecedented situations, I am really happy of the results of these Olympic and Paralympic Online games, which were being extraordinary by their remarkable resilience.

Hunting forward to Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024

For the initial time in the historical past, the Olympic and Paralympic Winter season Online games will acquire place only five months following the stop of the summer months edition – which always represents a true preparation obstacle. The Atos groups are previously on internet site in Beijing, keen to convey their innovation, commitment, and passion to the thriving group of the following edition. Atos is also previously preparing actively for the Olympic and Paralympic Online games 2024 which will be held in Paris.

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[1] 50% reduction of staff members travelling to guidance the Online games in the Engineering Procedure Centre in Tokyo.

About Atos

Atos is a global chief in electronic transformation with one hundred and five,000 staff and once-a-year earnings of over € eleven billion. European range just one in cybersecurity, cloud and substantial-efficiency computing, the Team offers customized stop-to-stop methods for all industries in seventy one countries. A pioneer in decarbonization products and services and products and solutions, Atos is fully commited to a protected and decarbonized electronic for its shoppers. Atos operates underneath the makes Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), mentioned on the Future twenty Paris Inventory Index.

The reason of Atos is to assistance design the upcoming of the data area. Its skills and products and services guidance the development of know-how, schooling and exploration in a multicultural solution and lead to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the entire world, the Team allows its shoppers and staff, and users of societies at huge to live, operate and build sustainably, in a risk-free and protected data area.

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