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 Throughout the world IT Partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Online games, now declared it has run and orchestrated the important electronic IT methods that aided to properly and securely produce the Olympic Online games Tokyo 2020, and enabled billions of enthusiasts all-around the world to abide by the competitions in these unprecedented times.

Atos’ wide scope of accountability in the Olympic Online games involved anything from software and operations administration and the enhancement and web hosting of vital purposes, to electronic integration. Working side-by-side with the IOC (International Olympic Committee), Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and other technologies partners, Atos ensured the powerful electronic delivery of the function.


Lessening the environmental impact of the Olympic Online games

The speedy-evolving secure, decarbonized, electronic technologies landscape provides innovation, in each edition of the Olympic Online games and Tokyo 2020 was an interesting future action in the electronic transformation of the Olympic Online games. In line with its individual groundbreaking commitments in direction of decarbonization and Net Zero, Atos is actively collaborating in world-wide efforts to decrease the environmental impact of the Olympic Online games – absolutely migrating all methods to the cloud, supporting important technologies testing and rehearsal remotely and scaling down the quantity of bodily servers wanted for former Olympic Online games. This new delivery design enabled to decrease power use, heat emanation, decrease the quantity and quantity of resource intense components infrastructures, as nicely as restricting the quantity of employees travelling to the host town. Atos will be reusing the identical technologies for the Paralympic Online games.

“In these unprecedented times, the guidance and self-confidence of our Throughout the world Companions is now additional essential than at any time. We are happy to be operating with Atos, our dependable manual in a interval of great electronic transformation, to supply the electronic spine and important electronic platforms we depend on to run the Olympic Online games. We are delighted to be equipped to hold counting on Atos to guidance the Olympic Movement and to aid provide the Olympic values to billions of people across the world.” reported Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).


Tokyo 2020 in numbers

  • All vital purposes were being hosted a hundred% in the Atos cloud
  • 400,000 accreditations issued (up to thirty% due to the fact Rio 2016) – which also served as a secure official border entry doc into Japan
  • 41,724 volunteers recognized by the volunteer portal
  • 339 gatherings in the Olympic Program with in the vicinity of-instant transmission of results to enthusiasts, journalists and broadcasters
  • Billions of viewers
  • two hundred,000 hrs of specialized testing during the preparations – like Olympic Online games-to start with digital methods to total technologies rehearsals
  • Physical servers have been reduced by just about 50% compared to former editions – operating from 250 servers in Rio 2016 to just around 130 in Tokyo 2020.
  • Document breaking traffic for Olympic electronic platforms (+50% consumers compared to Rio 2016)
  • 5 M consumers of the official Olympic web-site during the to start with days of the Olympic Online games


“Members of the Atos staff are champions behind the scenes, and I am particularly happy of their hard perform and devotion,” reported Elie Girard, Atos CEO. “We introduced our dependable electronic knowledge and thirty-year working experience to guarantee the successful delivery of the Olympic Online games. By quickly adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atos relatives has demonstrated overall flexibility and has leveraged its electronic protection knowledge to permit enthusiasts and all stakeholders worldwide to hold keep track of of their most loved athletes – which is a amazing accomplishment, as these Olympic Online games were being the most related in record.”

Atos provided vital electronic answers to Tokyo 2020, like Online games Management Techniques supporting the scheduling and operations of the Olympic Online games and Information and facts Diffusion Techniques providing genuine-time results to the media and the Olympic relatives. Atos also secured the entire IT infrastructure, leveraging its knowledge in electronic cybersecurity and as quantity #2 managed providers provider worldwide. Its centralized and cloud-centered protection providers involved a Stability Operations Centre (SOC), a Computer system Stability Incident Response Crew (CSIRT), endpoint detection & reaction and vulnerability assessment providers.

As aspect of the electronic innovations of the Tokyo 2020, Atos also executed edge computing technologies making it possible for reduced processing time and created the most innovative Highly developed Accessibility Manage Sy­stem in record, which integrates facial recognition.


Searching ahead to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Online games, Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024

Immediately after an incredible Olympic Online games, Atos will appear to complete the identical feat for the really interesting Paralympic Online games, beginning August 24, supporting the identical spectrum of electronic technologies covering 540 gatherings from 22 unique sports activities.

As the secure, decarbonized electronic technologies landscape evolves Atos teams are keen to provide their innovation determination and enthusiasm for the successful corporation of the future editions and will be supporting the IOC for the Beijing 2022 and  Olympic Online games Paris 2024 games


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About Atos


Atos is a world-wide leader in electronic transformation with one zero five,000 employees and yearly earnings of around € 11 billion. European quantity one in cybersecurity, cloud and significant-efficiency computing, the Team provides tailored conclusion-to-conclusion answers for all industries in 71 nations. A pioneer in decarbonization providers and products, Atos is dedicated to a secure and decarbonized electronic for its shoppers. Atos operates under the brands Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to aid style the long run of the facts house. Its knowledge and providers guidance the enhancement of knowledge, education and learning and exploration in a multicultural method and contribute to the enhancement of scientific and technological excellence. Throughout the world, the Team enables its shoppers and employees, and members of societies at big to stay, perform and develop sustainably, in a protected and secure facts house.


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