Atos on track with Network Rail private cloud upgrade contract

London, Uk – twelve March 2020

Atos, a world chief in electronic transformation, has signed a four-yr agreement worthy of £12 million with Community Rail to design, produce and control a new electronic non-public cloud platform that will underpin the operations of Britain’s rail infrastructure service provider.

The agreement sees Atos migrate all applications from Community Rail’s legacy info facilities into a new electronic non-public cloud.  The new info facilities will provide a highly secure, strong and cost-productive electronic basis for Community Rail’s business enterprise although making sure agility in a technologically converged atmosphere.

The procedure and help of the info facilities, offering condition-of-the-artwork and cost-productive hosting capability for the UK’s rail infrastructure service provider also will come underneath the administration of Atos.

Simon Goodman Head of IT help solutions, Community Rail, explained: “Our agreement with Atos to produce a new electronic non-public cloud sorts a essential factor of our ongoing method of electronic transformation.  We understand we have to carry on to evolve to carry on to meet up with the wants of travellers and rail operators and relocating to a secure and significant-functionality non-public cloud is essential to this ambition.  The new info heart will give a powerful platform from which to meet up with our wants now and into the potential, although ongoing Atos administration assists assure we realize very best value for our financial commitment.”

Commenting on the agreement, Clay Van Doren, Atos CEO Uk & Ireland, explained: “This agreement signals a deepening of our partnership with Community Rail and lets legacy units to coexist with innovative cloud applications although improving security and making sure potential scalability, serving to energy the electronic transformation of our nation’s rail infrastructure operator with rail customers throughout Britain increasingly benefiting from an agile, digitally-empowered firm.”

The agreement adds to Atos’ abilities and heritage in offering electronic transformation options to shoppers in the UK’s transportation sector including IAG, DVSA, Transportation for London and Highways England. The company’s job in Uk rail stretches back about a long time of sweeping commercial and technological variations, possessing consolidated and modernized legacy units both in the rail operations area and in retail and purchaser facts units.

The Atos Digital Vision for Mobility paper sets out how electronic technological innovation has transformed the UK’s transportation sector and considers how new advances will determine the mobility options of tomorrow for highway and rail, broader general public transportation and logistics.