Tokyo, Japan, and Paris, France – September 29, 2021
The Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 were being exclusive in phrases of business in the context of COVID-19. After extra, Atos, All over the world IT Associate of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, correctly enabled hundreds of followers to share the athletes’ working experience by orchestrating and securing all the IT methods guiding the function.
Year on year, Atos strives to minimize the environmental impression of the Olympic and Paralympic Games and has supported this by fully migrating all methods to the cloud. Atos has executed impressive approaches of operating, extensively making use of the most current systems to handle remotely all the testing, homologations, and rehearsals. In addition, relentless effort and hard work has been deployed to scale down the amount of bodily servers by just about 50%. This new delivery model enabled to minimize electrical power consumption, warmth emanation, intensive components infrastructures, as well as the amount of staff members travelling to the host town[one]
Points & Figures on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games
- All significant programs were being hosted one hundred% in the Atos cloud
- 878 functions in the Olympic and Paralympic Games software with close to-quick transmission of final results to followers, journalists, and broadcasters
- Billions of viewers
- two hundred,000 hours of technical testing
- Actual physical servers lowered by just about 50% in comparison to past editions – functioning from 250 servers in Rio 2016 to just around one hundred thirty in Tokyo 2020
- sixty seven million buyers on the official Olympic Games final results webpage
- 49,510 volunteers approved as a result of the volunteer portal
- 535,000 accreditations issued – which also served as a protected official border entry document into Japan
At peak, Games methods keep the most significant particular info in the environment. Atos secured the total IT infrastructure of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, leveraging its knowledge in digital cybersecurity and making use of real-time info evaluation tools. Its teams of cybersecurity experts monitored methods and networks consistently, from a Stability Procedure Middle (SOC), combined with a Computer Stability Incident Reaction Staff (CSIRT). They were being operating closely with the Atos company and technological know-how experts of the Technologies Functions Middle.
“Tokyo 2020 were being unprecedented Olympic Games, and it took an equally unprecedented effort and hard work from all of us to make them happen in a secure and protected method for everyone. Atos has been genuinely instrumental in connecting, securing and digitally enabling the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to all stakeholders worldwide, though lowering the environmental impression of our IT operations. We are delighted to go on to operate with a leader in the digital area, bringing innovation to the Olympic Games, and aiding us to connect digitally with all our followers about the environment.” said Thomas Bach, President of the Global Olympic Committee (IOC).
“The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games were being historic, as athletes broke records, opened minds and transformed life. Getting capable to notify that story of diversity and inclusion throughout the environment was essential, and the Atos cloud ensured that we could continue to be digitally related with followers, journalists and broadcasters. To do that safely and securely was particularly important to us in Tokyo as we introduced WeThe15, which aims to conclude discrimination in direction of the one.two billion people with disabilities. We congratulate Atos for ensuring that the Paralympic Games were being as large-executing in the IT again-conclude as they were being on the area of perform.” said Andrew Parsons, President of the Global Paralympic Committee (IPC).
Atos is actively supporting the campaign #WeThe15 introduced by the Global Paralympic Committee (IPC), the most significant campaign ever of its type targeted on incapacity visibility and inclusion. The Group has prolonged its worker useful resource team for men and women with disabilities and their allies and is fully commited to addressing inclusion as a big bring about.
“Like athletes, Atos experts have been getting ready for the function a long time in progress, with ambition and resolve. When it will come to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, there are no 2nd chances,” said Elie Girard, Atos CEO. “Just about every edition of the Olympic and Paralympic Games delivers collectively extra and extra related spectators, and digital is extra than ever a central participant.The knowledge of our teams designed it achievable to supply a flawless function, and to make certain moments of pleasure and emotion to the environment neighborhood. In these unprecedented instances, I am extremely happy of the good results of these Olympic and Paralympic Games, which were being amazing by their extraordinary resilience.”
Hunting forward to Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024
For the 1st time in the record, the Olympic and Paralympic Wintertime Games will consider spot only five months immediately after the conclude of the summer edition – which always signifies a real preparing obstacle. The Atos teams are by now on website in Beijing, eager to carry their innovation, dedication, and enthusiasm to the productive business of the following edition. Atos is also by now getting ready actively for the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2024 which will be held in Paris.
[one] 50% reduction of workers travelling to aid the Games in the Technologies Procedure Middle in Tokyo.
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