Atos and IOC Extend Worldwide Olympic Partnership

Paris, July 9, 2020

Atos, a international leader in electronic transformation, and the Intercontinental Olympic Committee (IOC), today introduced an extension to their very long-standing Throughout the world Olympic Partnership by means of to 2024.

Atos will increase its Leading partnership by means of to 2024, hunting to further assistance the electronic transformation of the Olympic Game titles as the lead integrator for technological innovation and to hold satisfying its function in securing the IT infrastructure for the Olympic Wintertime Game titles Beijing 2022 and Olympic Game titles Paris 2024.

Elie Girard, Atos CEO, and Thomas Bach, IOC President, at Bezons, on July 9, 2020

Atos has been an Information and facts Know-how Husband or wife to the Olympic Motion given that 1989, when the organization provided providers for the Olympic Game titles Barcelona 1992 Organising Committee. Atos turned the Olympic Movement’s Throughout the world Information and facts Know-how Husband or wife in 2001.

IOC President Thomas Bach mentioned: “In these unprecedented instances, the assistance and assurance of our Throughout the world Associates is now a lot more crucial than at any time. In line with Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the long term, we are delighted to proceed doing work with Atos, our trustworthy tutorial in a interval of wonderful electronic transformation, to offer the electronic backbone and crucial electronic platforms we count on to run the Game titles. We are delighted to be ready to hold counting on Atos to assistance the Olympic Motion and to help bring the Olympic values to billions of individuals throughout the world.”

Atos CEO, Elie Girard, mentioned: “We are thrilled to further increase our already 30-12 months-solid journey with the IOC. We will be pursuing our commitment to the empowerment of the Olympic Game titles by means of top technological innovation and innovation – totally connecting, securing and digitally enabling the Game titles to all stakeholders. We will achieve this feat by uniting individuals, company and technological innovation, and providing sustainable options to the IOC, putting environmental commitment at the heart of the Olympic method, aligned with Atos’ solid environmental commitment in tackling the local weather change crisis.”

As a international Husband or wife, Atos will proceed its assistance of the Olympic Game titles Tokyo 2020, as perfectly as the Olympic Wintertime Game titles Beijing 2022, and the Olympic Game titles Paris 2024, exactly where Atos’ international headquarters is situated.

The arrangement also features advertising and marketing legal rights for the Intercontinental Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Paralympic Game titles by means of the IOC-IPC very long-expression collaboration arrangement, as perfectly as for the Youth Olympic Game titles.

Atos is at present supporting the Organising Committee for the Olympic Game titles Tokyo 2020 by providing main Olympic methods, these kinds of as the management of accreditations, as perfectly as apps that involve athlete entries for gatherings, the on the internet volunteer portal, the level of competition timetable, workforce management, and the voting application for the IOC Athletes’ Commission, amongst some others. This is in addition to providing all formal effects to the Game titles-time world-wide-web and app, and providing the media with biographies of athletes and other forms of track record information and facts.

At PyeongChang 2018, Atos sent about the Cloud for the initially time the significant IT methods of the Olympics. This was a replicable model, which will be used for Tokyo 2020, supporting the IOC in applying sustainable options by minimising the environmental impression compared to former editions. At these up coming Game titles, Atos will also handle the most innovative State-of-the-art Obtain Command Process (AACS).

Jiri Kejval, IOC Advertising Commission Chair, mentioned: “Atos will become the 12th Throughout the world Olympic Husband or wife to indicator by means of 2024. The very long-expression assistance of our international partners usually means the Olympic Motion is ready to take pleasure in monetary steadiness and operational assistance, which can help to overcome troubles, which include the latest unprecedented interval. By redistributing 90% of the revenues it generates, the IOC is ready to assistance activity and athletes globally, all 12 months spherical.”

Patrick Adiba, Head of Main Occasions at Atos, mentioned: “The Olympics is all about teamwork as we function with an ecosystem of partners. We have to function alongside one another to obtain a prevalent purpose: building the magic of the Olympic Game titles take place. The Olympic Game titles is a sophisticated multi-stakeholder surroundings exactly where we are dependable of many providers, from consulting to integration and operations. We have evolved a whole lot in new methods and technological innovation because of the complexity and high demand surroundings of the Olympic Game titles. We are proud to increase our assistance to the Olympic Motion, definitely bringing the Olympic Game titles into the electronic age.”