Atos and partners launch Gaia-X lighthouse project for European cloud infrastructure


Paris, France and Munich, Germany – February 22, 2022

European electronic businesses and cloud suppliers have introduced an initiative for common infrastructure products and services that meet up with Gaia-X requirements. 28 companies and companies, together with Atos, agreed to make their cloud expert services Gaia-X compliant. The Lighthouse task “Structura-X” complements business-precise initiatives for the automotive sector (Catena-X), agriculture (AgriGaia) and finance (EuroDat). Original Gaia-X compliant choices are anticipated to be all set by the center of this year.

The initiative was born out of the need to have to develop a Gaia-X-compatible infrastructure in Europe, alongside industry providers. In coordination with the Gaia-X Affiliation, seven European electronic suppliers in the beginning agreed on the widespread objective: Atos,, DE-CIX, Deutsche Telekom, Engineering, Noovle and Major-IX. In the meantime, additional businesses from all in excess of Europe have joined. To date, this provides up to 28 Structura-X users[1] from 10 countries.

“We are happy to launch Structura-X, alongside one another with critical European cloud companies and electronic companies. Structura-X will help the needed scale for new cross-sector and cross-place collaboration in the cloud, to foster a federated European cloud and edge infrastructure. As element of this initiative, Atos will bring its electronic security solutions and products and solutions, as European market chief, to guarantee the entire sovereignty and safety of cloud infrastructure options.” stated Santi Ribas, Head of Cloud Business Alternatives, Atos.

Structura-X invites far more cloud company vendors to sign up for. The typical purpose is to condition their present infrastructure expert services into an eco-system for European knowledge sovereignty. An overarching European cloud infrastructure is remaining created. Users will be able to test and deploy their companies and info rooms in a Gaia-X-accepted infrastructure.

Structura-X will work carefully with Gaia-X, which among other routines defines the specialized framework for information sovereignty. At the exact same time, Structura-X will enable the necessary scale for new cross-sector and cross-place collaboration in the cloud. The previous fragmentation of the European cloud sector will thus be get over.

Atos is involved in quite a few jobs all-around cloud and digital sovereignty, and just lately launched Atos OneCloud Sovereign Protect, in response to the expanding needs of corporations and governments for electronic sovereignty. The option enables Atos custumers to fulfill the worries of running their facts in the edge-to-cloud continuum, in line with the greatest jurisdictional facts governance prerequisites.


[1] Atos,, DE-CIX, Deutsche Telekom, Engineering, Noovle, Major-IX, AssoSoftware, City Community, Cloud&Heat Systems, CS Group, CSI, EBRC, Elmec, Fabasoft, International Dataspaces Affiliation, IONOS SE, KPN, Lux Innovation, Mainstream, Following Layer, OpenNebula Systems, OSISM, ThreeFold Tech, Tietoevry, United Group, Vivacom

About Atos

Atos is a world wide leader in digital transformation with 107,000 workforce and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European quantity a person in cybersecurity, cloud and substantial-performance computing, the Group provides customized conclude-to-conclude remedies for all industries in 71 nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization companies and solutions, Atos is dedicated to a safe and decarbonized digital for its customers. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), mentioned on Euronext Paris and incorporated in the CAC 40 ESG and Future 20 Paris Stock indexes.

The reason of Atos is to assist design and style the potential of the data house. Its know-how and companies assist the enhancement of understanding, instruction and investigate in a multicultural tactic and lead to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group allows its buyers and staff, and members of societies at significant to are living, function and produce sustainably, in a risk-free and protected details area.

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