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

Tokyo, Japan and Paris, France – August 17, 2021

Atos, the Around the world IT Associate of the Olympic and Paralympic Game titles, currently introduced it has operate and orchestrated the vital electronic IT programs that aided to properly and securely deliver the Olympic Game titles Tokyo 2020, and enabled billions of admirers around the earth to comply with the competitions in these unprecedented moments.

Atos’ broad scope of obligation in the Olympic Game titles integrated almost everything from method and operations administration and the growth and hosting of vital programs, to electronic integration. Working facet-by-facet with the IOC (Worldwide Olympic Committee), Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and other engineering associates, Atos ensured the helpful electronic delivery of the function.


Minimizing the environmental effect of the Olympic Game titles

The rapidly-evolving safe, decarbonized, electronic engineering landscape provides innovation, in each edition of the Olympic Game titles and Tokyo 2020 was an exciting upcoming action in the electronic transformation of the Olympic Game titles. In line with its possess groundbreaking commitments toward decarbonization and Web Zero, Atos is actively collaborating in world attempts to lessen the environmental effect of the Olympic Game titles – absolutely migrating all programs to the cloud, supporting vital engineering screening and rehearsal remotely and scaling down the variety of bodily servers required for prior Olympic Game titles. This new delivery product enabled to lessen power usage, warmth emanation, lessen the sum and variety of useful resource intensive hardware infrastructures, as nicely as limiting the variety of staff members travelling to the host town. Atos will be reusing the similar systems for the Paralympic Game titles.

“In these unprecedented moments, the guidance and confidence of our Around the world Associates is now a lot more vital than at any time. We are delighted to be doing the job with Atos, our dependable manual in a time period of excellent electronic transformation, to give the electronic backbone and vital electronic platforms we depend on to operate the Olympic Game titles. We are delighted to be capable to hold counting on Atos to guidance the Olympic Movement and to support provide the Olympic values to billions of people today throughout the world.” claimed Thomas Bach, President of the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC).


Tokyo 2020 in figures

  • All vital programs had been hosted 100% in the Atos cloud
  • four hundred,000 accreditations issued (up to thirty% due to the fact Rio 2016) – which also served as a safe formal border entry doc into Japan
  • 41,724 volunteers approved via the volunteer portal
  • 339 activities in the Olympic Plan with around-immediate transmission of outcomes to admirers, journalists and broadcasters
  • Billions of viewers
  • two hundred,000 hrs of technological screening during the preparations – which include Olympic Game titles-initial digital approaches to comprehensive engineering rehearsals
  • Physical servers have been lessened by nearly 50% in comparison to prior editions – operating from 250 servers in Rio 2016 to just around a hundred thirty in Tokyo 2020.
  • Document breaking visitors for Olympic electronic platforms (+50% end users in comparison to Rio 2016)
  • five M end users of the formal Olympic website during the initial days of the Olympic Game titles


“Members of the Atos crew are champions powering the scenes, and I am really proud of their challenging perform and determination,” claimed Elie Girard, Atos CEO. “We brought our dependable electronic experience and thirty-yr encounter to be certain the thriving delivery of the Olympic Game titles. By immediately adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atos spouse and children has proven adaptability and has leveraged its electronic security experience to empower admirers and all stakeholders worldwide to hold monitor of their favored athletes – which is a amazing accomplishment, as these Olympic Game titles had been the most related in historical past.”

Atos furnished vital electronic answers to Tokyo 2020, which include Game titles Administration Methods supporting the setting up and operations of the Olympic Game titles and Data Diffusion Methods delivering true-time outcomes to the media and the Olympic spouse and children. Atos also secured the full IT infrastructure, leveraging its experience in electronic cybersecurity and as variety #2 managed solutions provider worldwide. Its centralized and cloud-based mostly security solutions integrated a Protection Functions Center (SOC), a Personal computer Protection Incident Reaction Workforce (CSIRT), endpoint detection & response and vulnerability evaluation solutions.

As part of the electronic improvements of the Tokyo 2020, Atos also implemented edge computing engineering enabling lessened processing time and formulated the most innovative Innovative Accessibility Management Sy­stem in historical past, which integrates facial recognition.


Seeking ahead to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Game titles, Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024

Soon after an extraordinary Olympic Game titles, Atos will appear to execute the similar feat for the really exciting Paralympic Game titles, commencing August 24, supporting the similar spectrum of electronic systems covering 540 activities from 22 unique sports activities.

As the safe, decarbonized electronic engineering landscape evolves Atos groups are eager to provide their innovation motivation and enthusiasm for the thriving group of the upcoming editions and will be supporting the IOC for the Beijing 2022 and  Olympic Game titles Paris 2024 games


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About Atos


Atos is a world leader in electronic transformation with one zero five,000 staff members and annual revenue of around € eleven billion. European variety one particular in cybersecurity, cloud and superior-functionality computing, the Group presents tailor-made close-to-close answers for all industries in seventy one nations. A pioneer in decarbonization solutions and products and solutions, Atos is fully commited to a safe and decarbonized electronic for its clientele. Atos operates underneath the models Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), outlined on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to support style the potential of the data area. Its experience and solutions guidance the growth of know-how, instruction and investigation in a multicultural approach and contribute to the growth of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the earth, the Group enables its customers and staff members, and associates of societies at big to reside, perform and create sustainably, in a risk-free and safe data area.


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