Paris, July nine, 2020
Atos, a worldwide chief in digital transformation, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), nowadays introduced an extension to their lengthy-standing Globally Olympic Partnership by means of to 2024.
Atos will increase its Major partnership by means of to 2024, wanting to even further guidance the digital transformation of the Olympic Game titles as the lead integrator for know-how and to retain fulfilling its purpose in securing the IT infrastructure for the Olympic Winter season Game titles Beijing 2022 and Olympic Game titles Paris 2024.
Elie Girard, Atos CEO, and Thomas Bach, IOC President, at Bezons, on July nine, 2020
Atos has been an Information and facts Know-how Companion to the Olympic Motion due to the fact 1989, when the organization offered services for the Olympic Game titles Barcelona 1992 Organising Committee. Atos grew to become the Olympic Movement’s Globally Information and facts Know-how Companion in 2001.
IOC President Thomas Bach stated: “In these unprecedented instances, the guidance and self-confidence of our Globally Associates is now extra critical than at any time. In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the long run, we are pleased to go on working with Atos, our dependable guideline in a time period of good digital transformation, to supply the digital spine and vital digital platforms we rely on to operate the Game titles. We are delighted to be capable to retain counting on Atos to guidance the Olympic Motion and to assist bring the Olympic values to billions of people across the globe.”
Atos CEO, Elie Girard, stated: “We are thrilled to even further increase our presently thirty-calendar year-sturdy journey with the IOC. We will be pursuing our commitment to the empowerment of the Olympic Game titles by means of foremost know-how and innovation – completely connecting, securing and digitally enabling the Game titles to all stakeholders. We will execute this feat by uniting people, business and know-how, and providing sustainable answers to the IOC, putting environmental commitment at the coronary heart of the Olympic strategy, aligned with Atos’ sturdy environmental commitment in tackling the local climate modify crisis.”
As a worldwide Companion, Atos will go on its guidance of the Olympic Game titles Tokyo 2020, as well as the Olympic Winter season Game titles Beijing 2022, and the Olympic Game titles Paris 2024, in which Atos’ worldwide headquarters is positioned.
The settlement also incorporates advertising rights for the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Paralympic Game titles by means of the IOC-IPC lengthy-phrase collaboration settlement, as well as for the Youth Olympic Game titles.
Atos is now supporting the Organising Committee for the Olympic Game titles Tokyo 2020 by providing main Olympic devices, these types of as the administration of accreditations, as well as programs that incorporate athlete entries for functions, the on the web volunteer portal, the level of competition agenda, workforce administration, and the voting application for the IOC Athletes’ Commission, amongst others. This is in addition to offering all official final results to the Game titles-time web and application, and providing the media with biographies of athletes and other sorts of qualifications details.
At PyeongChang 2018, Atos delivered above the Cloud for the 1st time the critical IT devices of the Olympics. This was a replicable model, which will be applied for Tokyo 2020, supporting the IOC in utilizing sustainable answers by minimising the environmental effects in contrast to earlier editions. At these subsequent Game titles, Atos will also manage the most modern Superior Entry Management Technique (AACS).
Jiri Kejval, IOC Promoting Commission Chair, stated: “Atos turns into the 12th Globally Olympic Companion to sign by means of 2024. The lengthy-phrase guidance of our worldwide associates implies the Olympic Motion is capable to delight in fiscal security and operational guidance, which assists to triumph over difficulties, together with the recent unprecedented time period. By redistributing 90% of the revenues it generates, the IOC is capable to guidance activity and athletes globally, all calendar year round.”
Patrick Adiba, Head of Main Functions at Atos, stated: “The Olympics is all about teamwork as we work with an ecosystem of associates. We have to work jointly to obtain a typical objective: generating the magic of the Olympic Game titles take place. The Olympic Game titles is a sophisticated multi-stakeholder setting in which we are accountable of multiple services, from consulting to integration and operations. We have progressed a large amount in new methods and know-how due to the fact of the complexity and superior desire setting of the Olympic Game titles. We are very pleased to increase our guidance to the Olympic Motion, definitely bringing the Olympic Game titles into the digital age.”