July 14, 2024


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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 All over the world IT Lover of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, currently announced it has run and orchestrated the critical digital IT systems that assisted to properly and securely supply the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and enabled billions of lovers around the globe to comply with the competitions in these unparalleled instances.

Atos’ wide scope of responsibility in the Olympic Games bundled all the things from software and functions management and the improvement and internet hosting of vital applications, to digital integration. Working aspect-by-aspect with the IOC (Worldwide Olympic Committee), Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and other technological innovation partners, Atos ensured the powerful digital shipping of the event.


Reducing the environmental impression of the Olympic Games

The fast-evolving protected, decarbonized, digital technological innovation landscape provides innovation, in every single version of the Olympic Games and Tokyo 2020 was an fascinating upcoming action in the digital transformation of the Olympic Games. In line with its own groundbreaking commitments in direction of decarbonization and Web Zero, Atos is actively taking part in world endeavours to lower the environmental impression of the Olympic Games – absolutely migrating all systems to the cloud, supporting critical technological innovation screening and rehearsal remotely and scaling down the variety of bodily servers wanted for preceding Olympic Games. This new shipping product enabled to lower vitality consumption, warmth emanation, lower the amount and variety of useful resource intensive components infrastructures, as effectively as limiting the variety of workforce travelling to the host town. Atos will be reusing the same systems for the Paralympic Games.

“In these unparalleled instances, the aid and self-confidence of our All over the world Companions is now more critical than ever. We are delighted to be performing with Atos, our trusted guideline in a interval of fantastic digital transformation, to deliver the digital backbone and critical digital platforms we count on to run the Olympic Games. We are delighted to be in a position to keep counting on Atos to aid the Olympic Movement and to assistance bring the Olympic values to billions of people today throughout the world.” said Thomas Bach, President of the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC).


Tokyo 2020 in quantities

  • All vital applications were being hosted one hundred% in the Atos cloud
  • 400,000 accreditations issued (up to thirty% considering the fact that Rio 2016) – which also served as a protected official border entry document into Japan
  • forty one,724 volunteers recognized by means of the volunteer portal
  • 339 functions in the Olympic Program with near-instantaneous transmission of benefits to lovers, journalists and broadcasters
  • Billions of viewers
  • 200,000 several hours of technological screening throughout the preparations – such as Olympic Games-first virtual solutions to full technological innovation rehearsals
  • Bodily servers have been reduced by just about fifty% as opposed to preceding editions – operating from 250 servers in Rio 2016 to just around 130 in Tokyo 2020.
  • Record breaking website traffic for Olympic digital platforms (+fifty% customers as opposed to Rio 2016)
  • five M customers of the official Olympic web page throughout the first days of the Olympic Games


“Members of the Atos staff are champions powering the scenes, and I am exceptionally proud of their tricky work and commitment,” said Elie Girard, Atos CEO. “We introduced our trusted digital skills and thirty-12 months working experience to be certain the thriving shipping of the Olympic Games. By quickly adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atos family has demonstrated overall flexibility and has leveraged its digital stability skills to help lovers and all stakeholders globally to keep track of their beloved athletes – which is a excellent achievement, as these Olympic Games were being the most related in heritage.”

Atos delivered vital digital solutions to Tokyo 2020, such as Games Management Techniques supporting the preparing and functions of the Olympic Games and Info Diffusion Techniques providing actual-time benefits to the media and the Olympic family. Atos also secured the entire IT infrastructure, leveraging its skills in digital cybersecurity and as variety #2 managed products and services service provider globally. Its centralized and cloud-centered stability products and services bundled a Safety Operations Center (SOC), a Pc Safety Incident Response Crew (CSIRT), endpoint detection & reaction and vulnerability evaluation products and services.

As portion of the digital innovations of the Tokyo 2020, Atos also implemented edge computing technological innovation making it possible for reduced processing time and designed the most revolutionary Innovative Accessibility Handle Sy­stem in heritage, which integrates facial recognition.


On the lookout ahead to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024

Soon after an remarkable Olympic Games, Atos will glimpse to complete the same feat for the truly fascinating Paralympic Games, setting up August 24, supporting the same spectrum of digital systems masking 540 functions from 22 different sporting activities.

As the protected, decarbonized digital technological innovation landscape evolves Atos groups are eager to bring their innovation motivation and enthusiasm for the thriving business of the upcoming editions and will be supporting the IOC for the Beijing 2022 and  Olympic Games Paris 2024 https://atos.web/en/olympic-games


Obtain the press release in PDF right here



About Atos


Atos is a world chief in digital transformation with a hundred and five,000 workforce and once-a-year earnings of around € 11 billion. European variety 1 in cybersecurity, cloud and large-performance computing, the Team presents customized conclude-to-conclude solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization products and services and products and solutions, Atos is fully commited to a protected and decarbonized digital for its shoppers. Atos operates underneath the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), mentioned on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The purpose of Atos is to assistance design and style the future of the details house. Its skills and products and services aid the improvement of understanding, instruction and investigation in a multicultural strategy and add to the improvement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the globe, the Team allows its shoppers and workforce, and customers of societies at large to stay, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and sound and protected details house.


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