Atos successfully delivered critical IT for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the most digitally connected Olympic Games in history

Malinda B. Edwards

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

Atos, the Around the world IT Spouse of the Olympic and Paralympic Video games, today announced it has run and orchestrated the crucial electronic IT systems that helped to safely and securely and securely produce the Olympic Video games Tokyo 2020, and enabled billions of supporters about the globe to abide by the competitions in these unprecedented situations.

Atos’ broad scope of accountability in the Olympic Video games integrated all the things from plan and operations management and the advancement and web hosting of significant apps, to electronic integration. Functioning aspect-by-aspect with the IOC (International Olympic Committee), Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and other technology associates, Atos ensured the effective electronic shipping of the event.


Decreasing the environmental effect of the Olympic Video games

The fast-evolving protected, decarbonized, electronic technology landscape provides innovation, in each version of the Olympic Video games and Tokyo 2020 was an fascinating upcoming phase in the electronic transformation of the Olympic Video games. In line with its possess groundbreaking commitments to decarbonization and Internet Zero, Atos is actively collaborating in world wide endeavours to cut down the environmental effect of the Olympic Video games – totally migrating all systems to the cloud, supporting crucial technology testing and rehearsal remotely and scaling down the amount of physical servers desired for former Olympic Video games. This new shipping product enabled to cut down vitality use, warmth emanation, cut down the volume and amount of resource intensive components infrastructures, as perfectly as limiting the amount of workforce travelling to the host metropolis. Atos will be reusing the very same systems for the Paralympic Video games.

“In these unprecedented situations, the support and self-confidence of our Around the world Companions is now additional critical than at any time. We are happy to be doing the job with Atos, our reliable guide in a period of excellent electronic transformation, to offer the electronic spine and crucial electronic platforms we depend on to run the Olympic Video games. We are delighted to be able to maintain counting on Atos to support the Olympic Movement and to assistance carry the Olympic values to billions of persons throughout the globe.” explained Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).


Tokyo 2020 in numbers

  • All significant apps have been hosted a hundred% in the Atos cloud
  • four hundred,000 accreditations issued (up to thirty% due to the fact Rio 2016) – which also served as a protected official border entry document into Japan
  • 41,724 volunteers recognized by the volunteer portal
  • 339 activities in the Olympic Method with around-instant transmission of success to supporters, journalists and broadcasters
  • Billions of viewers
  • two hundred,000 several hours of technological testing in the course of the preparations – like Olympic Video games-very first virtual approaches to finish technology rehearsals
  • Bodily servers have been diminished by nearly fifty% in contrast to former editions – operating from 250 servers in Rio 2016 to just around one hundred thirty in Tokyo 2020.
  • File breaking targeted visitors for Olympic electronic platforms (+fifty% people in contrast to Rio 2016)
  • 5 M people of the official Olympic web page in the course of the very first days of the Olympic Video games


“Members of the Atos staff are champions driving the scenes, and I am incredibly happy of their challenging function and determination,” explained Elie Girard, Atos CEO. “We brought our reliable electronic abilities and thirty-12 months practical experience to be certain the successful shipping of the Olympic Video games. By swiftly adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atos family has demonstrated versatility and has leveraged its electronic security abilities to empower supporters and all stakeholders all over the world to maintain observe of their favored athletes – which is a excellent accomplishment, as these Olympic Video games have been the most connected in heritage.”

Atos furnished significant electronic remedies to Tokyo 2020, like Video games Management Systems supporting the organizing and operations of the Olympic Video games and Info Diffusion Systems delivering genuine-time success to the media and the Olympic family. Atos also secured the complete IT infrastructure, leveraging its abilities in electronic cybersecurity and as amount #2 managed solutions company all over the world. Its centralized and cloud-based security solutions integrated a Protection Functions Center (SOC), a Pc Protection Incident Response Workforce (CSIRT), endpoint detection & response and vulnerability evaluation solutions.

As component of the electronic improvements of the Tokyo 2020, Atos also executed edge computing technology enabling diminished processing time and developed the most modern Advanced Obtain Manage Sy­stem in heritage, which integrates facial recognition.


Seeking forward to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Video games, Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024

Right after an amazing Olympic Video games, Atos will seem to attain the very same feat for the definitely fascinating Paralympic Video games, starting off August 24, supporting the very same spectrum of electronic systems covering 540 activities from 22 different sports.

As the protected, decarbonized electronic technology landscape evolves Atos teams are keen to carry their innovation dedication and enthusiasm for the successful group of the upcoming editions and will be supporting the IOC for the Beijing 2022 and  Olympic Video games Paris 2024 games


Obtain the press release in PDF right here



About Atos


Atos is a world wide chief in electronic transformation with 105,000 workforce and annual profits of around € 11 billion. European amount one particular in cybersecurity, cloud and significant-effectiveness computing, the Group delivers personalized conclusion-to-conclusion remedies for all industries in 71 international locations. A pioneer in decarbonization solutions and merchandise, Atos is dedicated to a protected and decarbonized electronic for its shoppers. Atos operates beneath the manufacturers Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), mentioned on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to assistance style and design the foreseeable future of the information area. Its abilities and solutions support the advancement of knowledge, schooling and study in a multicultural approach and lead to the advancement of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the globe, the Group enables its consumers and workforce, and users of societies at large to live, function and establish sustainably, in a protected and protected information area.


Atos press get hold of

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