Paris, July nine, 2020
Atos, a global chief in electronic transformation, and the Intercontinental Olympic Committee (IOC), now declared an extension to their extended-standing Around the world Olympic Partnership via to 2024.
Atos will prolong its Major partnership via to 2024, on the lookout to further support the electronic transformation of the Olympic Games as the guide integrator for technological know-how and to continue to keep fulfilling its function in securing the IT infrastructure for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and Olympic Games Paris 2024.
Elie Girard, Atos CEO, and Thomas Bach, IOC President, at Bezons, on July nine, 2020
Atos has been an Info Technologies Husband or wife to the Olympic Movement considering the fact that 1989, when the firm supplied providers for the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 Organising Committee. Atos turned the Olympic Movement’s Around the world Info Technologies Husband or wife in 2001.
IOC President Thomas Bach said: “In these unparalleled periods, the support and self confidence of our Around the world Companions is now more crucial than ever. In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future, we are pleased to go on performing with Atos, our reliable tutorial in a period of fantastic electronic transformation, to deliver the electronic spine and essential electronic platforms we rely on to operate the Games. We are delighted to be ready to continue to keep counting on Atos to support the Olympic Movement and to help provide the Olympic values to billions of persons throughout the globe.”
Atos CEO, Elie Girard, said: “We are thrilled to further prolong our already thirty-year-robust journey with the IOC. We will be pursuing our determination to the empowerment of the Olympic Games via leading technological know-how and innovation – completely connecting, securing and digitally enabling the Games to all stakeholders. We will execute this feat by uniting persons, enterprise and technological know-how, and supplying sustainable options to the IOC, placing environmental determination at the coronary heart of the Olympic method, aligned with Atos’ robust environmental determination in tackling the weather change unexpected emergency.”
As a global Husband or wife, Atos will go on its support of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, as properly as the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, and the Olympic Games Paris 2024, where by Atos’ global headquarters is found.
The agreement also includes marketing and advertising rights for the Intercontinental Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Paralympic Games via the IOC-IPC extended-time period collaboration agreement, as properly as for the Youth Olympic Games.
Atos is at present supporting the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 by supplying main Olympic programs, such as the management of accreditations, as properly as programs that incorporate athlete entries for gatherings, the on the internet volunteer portal, the competition program, workforce management, and the voting software for the IOC Athletes’ Commission, amongst other individuals. This is in addition to delivering all formal outcomes to the Games-time net and app, and supplying the media with biographies of athletes and other kinds of history facts.
At PyeongChang 2018, Atos shipped more than the Cloud for the 1st time the critical IT programs of the Olympics. This was a replicable product, which will be employed for Tokyo 2020, supporting the IOC in utilizing sustainable options by minimising the environmental impact compared to prior editions. At these subsequent Games, Atos will also deal with the most innovative Sophisticated Access Management Procedure (AACS).
Jiri Kejval, IOC Advertising and marketing Commission Chair, said: “Atos turns into the twelveth Around the world Olympic Husband or wife to indication via 2024. The extended-time period support of our global associates means the Olympic Movement is ready to delight in economic steadiness and operational support, which helps to get over challenges, such as the present-day unparalleled period. By redistributing ninety% of the revenues it generates, the IOC is ready to support sport and athletes globally, all year round.”
Patrick Adiba, Head of Significant Events at Atos, said: “The Olympics is all about teamwork as we function with an ecosystem of associates. We have to function together to realize a common goal: making the magic of the Olympic Games occur. The Olympic Games is a complex multi-stakeholder setting where by we are responsible of various providers, from consulting to integration and operations. We have advanced a good deal in new strategies and technological know-how for the reason that of the complexity and high desire setting of the Olympic Games. We are happy to prolong our support to the Olympic Movement, truly bringing the Olympic Games into the electronic age.”