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Atos mobilizes technological expertise to fight Covid-19

Paris, 28 April 2020

Atos, a world wide chief in digital transformation, provides its technological innovation leadership, abilities and innovation assets to the world wide struggle in opposition to Covid-19. Through several direct and husband or wife-led initiatives throughout the world, Atos is engaged on various fronts, supplying answers and computing electrical power to enable consist of the unfold of the virus, guidance the scientific neighborhood, accelerate vaccine research and make certain company continuity for important routines.

“An productive response to COVID-19 needs world wide action and collaboration involving public and personal actors. We are happy to be assisting those working intensively on the frontline in an energy to counteract the pandemic by sharing our assets and answers. We are now in uncharted territory, but Atos’ determination and willingness to enable citizens stay and perform sustainably and confidently in a changing digital landscape during the pandemic and in the extensive phrase, remain intact,” claims Elie Girard, Atos CEO.

 

Aiding regional authorities consist of the unfold of the virus

The growing mobility of the population will make containment of illnesses tougher and the need to have to act quickly and proficiently is necessary at every amount.

Leveraging its public sector and health care encounter, Atos has intended EpiSYS, an Epidemic Administration Process (EMS) which provides health care pros a specific overview of an epidemiological situation by storing and taking care of all patient facts and facts relevant to the virus, such as monitoring and tracing patient incident reviews, in serious-time. EpiSYS was adopted in Austria in early March to enable handle the unfold of Covid-19 and acquire strategic selections in the present crisis.

Mobilizing supercomputers and equipment understanding to speed up research

Atos’ substantial-functionality desktops can rely countless numbers of instances more rapidly than conventional desktops. Regardless of whether they are employed for simulation, to create predictive products, review the development of the disease or create new treatment plans, these powerful machines are carrying out quite demanding calculations that establish to be necessary in today’s race in opposition to the clock.

Atos’ supercomputers are at perform all over the entire world. Two of the most powerful supercomputers in France, Joliot-Curie, operated  at  the CEA’s  supercomputing  center  (TGCC),  and  Occigen,  operated  at  CPU’s supercomputing center (CINES), are supplying urgent computing entry to significant laptop assets to European research groups included in the struggle in opposition to COVID-19.

In the United kingdom, Atos’ BullSequana supercomputer at the Hartree Centre is supplying computing electrical power to run simulations of Covid-19 protein habits. In addition, the JADE national AI supercomputing facility offered and managed by Atos is becoming employed by United kingdom researchers from the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Southampton working in the location of biomolecular simulations. This supercomputer, owned by Oxford University and hosted at the Hartree Centre, element of the Science and Engineering Facilities Council (STFC), contributes toward endeavours in the development of a vaccine in opposition to SARS-COV2, anti-viral medicine and to much better comprehend the molecular architecture of the virus and how it features.

Similarly, Atos’ supercomputers in Brazil and the Czech Republic are also driving research all over Covid-19.

 

Furnishing company continuity with protected and adaptable digital environments

Atos’ systems also enjoy a important position in preserving company continuity amid the pandemic. To answer the issues that organizations are going through with home office starting to be the norm, Atos has built and adapted a detailed office products and services offering and delivers stop-to-stop answers, from distant management to wi-fi technological innovation, though making certain the security of any organization environment.

It is also necessary to make certain government and public authorities are equipped to keep on to supply primary every day requires for every citizen’s daily life. In the past weeks, Atos has been equipped to promise services continuity with QoS (High quality of Services) for electrical power utilities and h2o supplies, like Scottish H2o, in a variety of countries many thanks to an unwavering determination and know-how in these industries.

 

Sharing our facts science abilities with the research neighborhood

Atos is having element in the ‘Covid–19 Dataset Challenge’, an global competitors released by the White House, asking AI researchers to use equipment understanding applications and strategies to enable supply answer to critical queries about the disease. Atos has a devoted group of ten authorities working on the job.