Atos co-founds GAIA-X to build a secure and transparent European data and cloud framework

Paris, four June 2020 Atos, a international chief in electronic transformation, is very pleased to…

Paris, four June 2020

Atos, a international chief in electronic transformation, is very pleased to announce its part as a founding member of the GAIA-X Basis, a non-financial gain corporation that is becoming setup to create the following era of data platforms for Europe, its member states, providers and citizens.

The GAIA-X Basis, shaped by 22 organizations (electronic leaders, industrials, academia and associations) which include Atos, underlines a joint determination to a transparent European course of action, openness and wide participation. It will create on the current operate initiated by the French and German governments and supported by additional than 300 businesses. The GAIA-X project enters a new phase of its progress and sets an crucial milestone toward the European Union’s ambition to consolidate its management in the international data economic system.

The creation of electronic ecosystems requires constructing believe in and interoperability throughout all cloud users and vendors. GAIA-X will address this obstacle by a widespread established of insurance policies, an “Architecture of Standards” and a established of “Federation Services” which carry collectively current Cloud vendors and their expert services and in which data and purposes can be managed in a way that ensures entire handle. It will help organizations from all dimensions and throughout all sectors to profit from hyperscaler choices in Europe although respecting a established of necessary insurance policies.

Involved in the progress of Cloud since its inception, Atos provides its established experience of and working experience in Cloud Computing, supported by its extensive portfolio and strategic partnerships with major Cloud assistance vendors and deep knowing of buyer desires.

Elie Girard, CEO of Atos, clarifies: “Europe’s electronic management in the data economic system requires versatile and safe Cloud capabilities. By facilitating infrastructure, application and data portability, GAIA-X will help European businesses and public administrations to share their decentralized data in a trustworthy and safe way, boosting Cloud adoption and the creation of benefit-included ecosystems. This will bolster Europe’s competitiveness simply because the approach is unparalleled, driven by industrials, collaborative with hyperscalers, and aims at defining a acceptable established of insurance policies and benchmarks consistent with European values and aspirations”.