Atos’ cloud orchestration success behind Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

Tokyo, Japan, and Paris, France – September 29, 2021

The Olympic and Paralympic Video games Tokyo 2020 were being special in phrases of corporation in the context of COVID-19. As soon as far more, Atos, Globally IT Spouse of the Olympic and Paralympic Video games, efficiently enabled countless numbers of fans to share the athletes’ practical experience by orchestrating and securing all the IT programs driving the party.

12 months on yr, Atos strives to decrease the environmental impact of the Olympic and Paralympic Video games and has supported this by fully migrating all programs to the cloud. Atos has applied impressive methods of working, thoroughly employing the most up-to-date systems to handle remotely all the screening, homologations, and rehearsals. In addition, relentless work has been deployed to scale down the amount of physical servers by almost fifty%. This new supply model enabled to decrease strength use, heat emanation, intense hardware infrastructures, as well as the amount of staff travelling to the host city[one]


Details & Figures on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Video games

  • All significant apps were being hosted 100% in the Atos cloud
  • 878 events in the Olympic and Paralympic Video games system with near-quick transmission of results to fans, journalists, and broadcasters
  • Billions of viewers
  • two hundred,000 hours of technological screening
  • Actual physical servers decreased by almost fifty% compared to preceding editions – running from 250 servers in Rio 2016 to just more than 130 in Tokyo 2020
  • 67 million end users on the formal Olympic Video games results webpage
  • forty nine,510 volunteers approved by the volunteer portal
  • 535,000 accreditations issued – which also served as a safe formal border entry document into Japan


At peak, Video games programs maintain the most significant individual details in the planet. Atos secured the total IT infrastructure of the Olympic and Paralympic Video games, leveraging its experience in digital cybersecurity and employing true-time details assessment applications. Its teams of cybersecurity experts monitored programs and networks continually, from a Stability Operation Middle (SOC), combined with a Pc Stability Incident Reaction Crew (CSIRT). They were being working intently with the Atos business and technology experts of the Technological innovation Functions Middle.

“Tokyo 2020 were being unparalleled Olympic Video games, and it took an similarly unparalleled work from all of us to make them happen in a safe and safe method for everyone. Atos has been genuinely instrumental in connecting, securing and digitally enabling the Olympic Video games Tokyo 2020 to all stakeholders throughout the world, even though decreasing the environmental impact of our IT operations. We are delighted to continue on to function with a chief in the digital subject, bringing innovation to the Olympic Video games, and helping us to connect digitally with all our fans close to the planet.” mentioned Thomas Bach, President of the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC).

“The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Video games were being historic, as athletes broke records, opened minds and changed lives. Becoming equipped to convey to that story of variety and inclusion throughout the planet was vital, and the Atos cloud ensured that we could continue to be digitally related with fans, journalists and broadcasters. To do that safely and securely was specifically crucial to us in Tokyo as we released WeThe15, which aims to close discrimination to the one.2 billion folks with disabilities. We congratulate Atos for making certain that the Paralympic Video games were being as substantial-carrying out in the IT back again-close as they were being on the subject of participate in.” mentioned Andrew Parsons, President of the Worldwide Paralympic Committee (IPC).

Atos is actively supporting the marketing campaign #WeThe15 released by the Worldwide Paralympic Committee (IPC), the premier marketing campaign at any time of its form targeted on disability visibility and inclusion. The Team has extended its employee useful resource group for folks with disabilities and their allies and is committed to addressing inclusion as a significant induce.

“Like athletes, Atos experts have been making ready for the party yrs in advance, with ambition and perseverance. When it arrives to the Olympic and Paralympic Video games, there are no 2nd probabilities,” mentioned Elie Girard, Atos CEO. “Every single version of the Olympic and Paralympic Video games delivers alongside one another far more and far more related spectators, and digital is far more than at any time a central participant.The experience of our teams built it possible to supply a flawless party, and to guarantee moments of joy and emotion to the planet neighborhood. In these unparalleled occasions, I am quite happy of the accomplishment of these Olympic and Paralympic Video games, which were being extraordinary by their extraordinary resilience.

Wanting forward to Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024

For the first time in the heritage, the Olympic and Paralympic Wintertime Video games will consider put only five months right after the close of the summer version – which essentially represents a true preparation problem. The Atos teams are now on website in Beijing, eager to carry their innovation, determination, and passion to the productive corporation of the subsequent version. Atos is also now making ready actively for the Olympic and Paralympic Video games 2024 which will be held in Paris.



[one] fifty% reduction of staff members travelling to help the Video games in the Technological innovation Operation Middle in Tokyo.

About Atos

Atos is a world wide chief in digital transformation with 105,000 staff and once-a-year profits of more than € 11 billion. European amount a single in cybersecurity, cloud and substantial-performance computing, the Team supplies tailored close-to-close alternatives for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization expert services and products, Atos is committed to a safe and decarbonized digital for its purchasers. Atos operates less than the models Atos and Atos|Syntel. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), detailed on the Future twenty Paris Stock Index.

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