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Atos on track with Network Rail private cloud upgrade contract

London, United kingdom – 12 March 2020

Atos, a worldwide leader in digital transformation, has signed a 4-yr agreement really worth £12 million with Community Rail to design and style, supply and handle a new digital non-public cloud system that will underpin the functions of Britain’s rail infrastructure company.

The agreement sees Atos migrate all apps from Community Rail’s legacy data facilities into a new digital non-public cloud.  The new data facilities will supply a very protected, sturdy and expense-successful digital basis for Community Rail’s business enterprise while making sure agility in a technologically converged atmosphere.

The operation and assist of the data facilities, providing point out-of-the-artwork and expense-successful internet hosting ability for the UK’s rail infrastructure company also comes underneath the management of Atos.

Simon Goodman Head of IT assist providers, Community Rail, said: “Our agreement with Atos to supply a new digital non-public cloud types a crucial aspect of our ongoing method of digital transformation.  We realize we should proceed to evolve to proceed to meet the demands of passengers and rail operators and relocating to a protected and large-effectiveness non-public cloud is basic to this ambition.  The new data heart will supply a solid system from which to meet our demands now and into the potential, while ongoing Atos management can help ensure we realize finest worth for our financial commitment.”

Commenting on the agreement, Clay Van Doren, Atos CEO United kingdom & Ireland, said: “This agreement indicators a deepening of our marriage with Community Rail and makes it possible for legacy techniques to coexist with progressive cloud apps while boosting stability and making sure potential scalability, supporting electric power the digital transformation of our nation’s rail infrastructure operator with rail customers across Britain progressively benefiting from an agile, digitally-empowered organization.”

The agreement adds to Atos’ knowledge and heritage in providing digital transformation solutions to clients in the UK’s transport sector which includes IAG, DVSA, Transport for London and Highways England. The company’s position in United kingdom rail stretches back around a long time of sweeping industrial and technological adjustments, owning consolidated and modernized legacy techniques both in the rail functions domain and in retail and customer data techniques.

The Atos Digital Eyesight for Mobility paper sets out how digital engineering has transformed the UK’s transport sector and considers how new innovations will ascertain the mobility solutions of tomorrow for road and rail, broader public transport and logistics.