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Tokyo, Japan and Paris, France – August seventeen, 2021

Atos, the Worldwide IT Companion of the Olympic and Paralympic Game titles, today introduced it has run and orchestrated the essential electronic IT methods that helped to properly and securely produce the Olympic Game titles Tokyo 2020, and enabled billions of fans close to the globe to comply with the competitions in these unparalleled instances.

Atos’ wide scope of obligation in the Olympic Game titles involved almost everything from program and operations administration and the advancement and internet hosting of significant purposes, to electronic integration. Doing the job side-by-side with the IOC (Global Olympic Committee), Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and other technologies companions, Atos ensured the powerful electronic shipping of the party.


Minimizing the environmental effects of the Olympic Game titles

The speedy-evolving secure, decarbonized, electronic technologies landscape brings innovation, in just about every version of the Olympic Game titles and Tokyo 2020 was an exciting up coming move in the electronic transformation of the Olympic Game titles. In line with its own groundbreaking commitments toward decarbonization and Internet Zero, Atos is actively participating in global attempts to cut down the environmental effects of the Olympic Game titles – totally migrating all methods to the cloud, supporting essential technologies testing and rehearsal remotely and scaling down the variety of bodily servers needed for earlier Olympic Game titles. This new shipping design enabled to cut down vitality usage, warmth emanation, cut down the sum and variety of source intense components infrastructures, as properly as limiting the variety of staff members travelling to the host town. Atos will be reusing the exact same technologies for the Paralympic Game titles.

“In these unparalleled instances, the aid and self-assurance of our Worldwide Partners is now extra vital than at any time. We are delighted to be doing the job with Atos, our reliable guideline in a time period of wonderful electronic transformation, to offer the electronic spine and essential electronic platforms we rely on to run the Olympic Game titles. We are delighted to be able to retain counting on Atos to aid the Olympic Motion and to support provide the Olympic values to billions of individuals across the globe.” mentioned Thomas Bach, President of the Global Olympic Committee (IOC).


Tokyo 2020 in quantities

  • All significant purposes have been hosted a hundred% in the Atos cloud
  • 400,000 accreditations issued (up to thirty% considering the fact that Rio 2016) – which also served as a secure official border entry document into Japan
  • forty one,724 volunteers accepted via the volunteer portal
  • 339 situations in the Olympic Program with in close proximity to-instant transmission of outcomes to fans, journalists and broadcasters
  • Billions of viewers
  • two hundred,000 hours of technical testing during the preparations – together with Olympic Game titles-very first virtual strategies to total technologies rehearsals
  • Actual physical servers have been minimized by practically fifty% compared to earlier editions – functioning from 250 servers in Rio 2016 to just in excess of one hundred thirty in Tokyo 2020.
  • Report breaking targeted visitors for Olympic electronic platforms (+fifty% users compared to Rio 2016)
  • 5 M users of the official Olympic site during the very first days of the Olympic Game titles


“Members of the Atos workforce are champions powering the scenes, and I am exceptionally proud of their tough function and devotion,” mentioned Elie Girard, Atos CEO. “We introduced our reliable electronic experience and thirty-calendar year working experience to ensure the prosperous shipping of the Olympic Game titles. By promptly adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atos relatives has shown flexibility and has leveraged its electronic safety experience to empower fans and all stakeholders around the globe to retain monitor of their favourite athletes – which is a excellent accomplishment, as these Olympic Game titles have been the most related in historical past.”

Atos delivered significant electronic alternatives to Tokyo 2020, together with Game titles Management Programs supporting the preparing and operations of the Olympic Game titles and Facts Diffusion Programs delivering serious-time outcomes to the media and the Olympic relatives. Atos also secured the whole IT infrastructure, leveraging its experience in electronic cybersecurity and as variety #2 managed services provider around the globe. Its centralized and cloud-based safety services involved a Safety Functions Center (SOC), a Laptop Safety Incident Response Crew (CSIRT), endpoint detection & reaction and vulnerability assessment services.

As aspect of the electronic innovations of the Tokyo 2020, Atos also implemented edge computing technologies enabling minimized processing time and made the most ground breaking Innovative Accessibility Management Sy­stem in historical past, which integrates facial recognition.


Looking ahead to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Game titles, Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024

Just after an incredible Olympic Game titles, Atos will glimpse to achieve the exact same feat for the really exciting Paralympic Game titles, commencing August 24, supporting the exact same spectrum of electronic technologies masking 540 situations from 22 various sports activities.

As the secure, decarbonized electronic technologies landscape evolves Atos groups are keen to provide their innovation commitment and passion for the prosperous business of the up coming editions and will be supporting the IOC for the Beijing 2022 and  Olympic Game titles Paris 2024


Obtain the press release in PDF in this article



About Atos


Atos is a global leader in electronic transformation with 105,000 staff members and yearly profits of in excess of € 11 billion. European variety a person in cybersecurity, cloud and superior-functionality computing, the Group provides customized stop-to-stop alternatives for all industries in seventy one international locations. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products and solutions, Atos is fully commited to a secure and decarbonized electronic for its purchasers. Atos operates below the makes Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to support style the foreseeable future of the details space. Its experience and services aid the advancement of knowledge, education and investigation in a multicultural method and lead to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the globe, the Group allows its shoppers and staff members, and users of societies at significant to stay, function and produce sustainably, in a safe and secure details space.


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