30/11/2021

Atos’ cloud orchestration success behind Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

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

The Olympic and Paralympic Game titles Tokyo 2020 had been exceptional in terms of group in the context of COVID-19. As soon as much more, Atos, Globally IT Husband or wife of the Olympic and Paralympic Game titles, properly enabled 1000’s of supporters to share the athletes’ knowledge by orchestrating and securing all the IT devices powering the party.

Calendar year on calendar year, Atos strives to lower the environmental effects of the Olympic and Paralympic Game titles and has supported this by fully migrating all devices to the cloud. Atos has executed innovative strategies of doing work, extensively using the newest systems to deal with remotely all the screening, homologations, and rehearsals. In addition, relentless effort and hard work has been deployed to scale down the number of physical servers by nearly fifty%. This new delivery design enabled to lower electrical power use, warmth emanation, intensive hardware infrastructures, as very well as the number of personnel travelling to the host city[1]

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Specifics & Figures on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Game titles

  • All essential programs had been hosted one hundred% in the Atos cloud
  • 878 gatherings in the Olympic and Paralympic Game titles method with in the vicinity of-instant transmission of outcomes to supporters, journalists, and broadcasters
  • Billions of viewers
  • 200,000 several hours of specialized screening
  • Bodily servers lessened by nearly fifty% when compared to previous editions – working from 250 servers in Rio 2016 to just above a hundred thirty in Tokyo 2020
  • 67 million users on the formal Olympic Game titles outcomes webpage
  • forty nine,510 volunteers approved by means of the volunteer portal
  • 535,000 accreditations issued – which also served as a protected formal border entry document into Japan

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At peak, Game titles devices maintain the most essential personal data in the planet. Atos secured the whole IT infrastructure of the Olympic and Paralympic Game titles, leveraging its experience in electronic cybersecurity and using true-time data assessment tools. Its groups of cybersecurity professionals monitored devices and networks constantly, from a Safety Procedure Heart (SOC), put together with a Computer Safety Incident Reaction Staff (CSIRT). They had been doing work closely with the Atos business and know-how professionals of the Know-how Functions Heart.

“Tokyo 2020 had been unparalleled Olympic Game titles, and it took an similarly unparalleled effort and hard work from all of us to make them occur in a risk-free and protected fashion for anyone. Atos has been certainly instrumental in connecting, securing and digitally enabling the Olympic Game titles Tokyo 2020 to all stakeholders around the world, while reducing the environmental effects of our IT functions. We are delighted to continue on to do the job with a chief in the electronic industry, bringing innovation to the Olympic Game titles, and supporting us to connect digitally with all our supporters about the planet.” claimed Thomas Bach, President of the Intercontinental Olympic Committee (IOC).

“The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Game titles had been historic, as athletes broke records, opened minds and improved lives. Remaining able to tell that story of variety and inclusion across the planet was important, and the Atos cloud ensured that we could continue to be digitally connected with supporters, journalists and broadcasters. To do that safely and securely and securely was significantly crucial to us in Tokyo as we introduced WeThe15, which aims to finish discrimination toward the 1.2 billion individuals with disabilities. We congratulate Atos for making sure that the Paralympic Game titles had been as significant-undertaking in the IT back-finish as they had been on the industry of play.” claimed Andrew Parsons, President of the Intercontinental Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Atos is actively supporting the campaign #WeThe15 introduced by the Intercontinental Paralympic Committee (IPC), the premier campaign at any time of its sort focused on incapacity visibility and inclusion. The Team has prolonged its staff source group for individuals with disabilities and their allies and is dedicated to addressing inclusion as a major bring about.

“Like athletes, Atos professionals have been planning for the party yrs in progress, with ambition and determination. When it will come to the Olympic and Paralympic Game titles, there are no 2nd probabilities,” claimed Elie Girard, Atos CEO. “Each version of the Olympic and Paralympic Game titles brings alongside one another much more and much more connected spectators, and electronic is much more than at any time a central participant.The experience of our groups produced it doable to provide a flawless party, and to make sure times of joy and emotion to the planet group. In these unparalleled periods, I am quite happy of the achievement of these Olympic and Paralympic Game titles, which had been remarkable by their extraordinary resilience.

Searching forward to Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024

For the initial time in the historical past, the Olympic and Paralympic Wintertime Game titles will acquire position only five months soon after the finish of the summer version – which always represents a true planning challenge. The Atos groups are already on web-site in Beijing, eager to deliver their innovation, determination, and enthusiasm to the profitable group of the subsequent version. Atos is also already planning actively for the Olympic and Paralympic Game titles 2024 which will be held in Paris.

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[1] fifty% reduction of team travelling to assistance the Game titles in the Know-how Procedure Heart in Tokyo.

About Atos

Atos is a world chief in electronic transformation with a hundred and five,000 personnel and annual revenue of above € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and significant-performance computing, the Team provides personalized finish-to-finish options for all industries in 71 nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization products and services and products and solutions, Atos is dedicated to a protected and decarbonized electronic for its purchasers. Atos operates under the brand names Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the Next 20 Paris Stock Index.

The function of Atos is to assist layout the future of the data place. Its experience and products and services assistance the growth of expertise, instruction and exploration in a multicultural tactic and lead to the growth of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the planet, the Team allows its prospects and personnel, and users of societies at large to reside, do the job and create sustainably, in a risk-free and protected data place.

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