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The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) today approved the upgrade of Atos within the Sponsor Family from Official Supporter to Official Partner and Provider of Games Management and Information Diffusion Systems for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). This honour was provided to Atos in appreciation and recognition of its continued critical role in delivering the largest sporting event in the southern hemisphere this decade, and the significant contribution being made by Atos towards the success of the Games.
Atos has been delivering these critical systems to GOLDOC since coming onboard as an Official Supporter in April 2016. For GC2018, the Atos solutions will form a critical part of a world class technology environment and be delivered from our Australian hosted and managed Canopy private cloud platform. The specialised suite of Games Management technology solutions and integrated applications includes:
Crucially, the Information Diffusion System will incorporate the central timing, scoring and results platform during the Games so that results are immediately available on the Games website and elsewhere for the public and media to follow their favourite teams and athletes in real time.
A growing number of Atos’ team will be embedded within the Technology Operations Centre (TOC) situated at the Games Headquarters on the Gold Coast and expert technologists will also be supporting the systems from Atos’ Global Major Events Technology Hub in Barcelona, Spain, as well as from its Australian Canopy datacentre in Perth.
Atos are leaders in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of approximately €12 billion and around 100,000 employees in 72 countries, serving a global client base. Atos strives to create the firm of the future. We believe that bringing together people, business & technology is the way forward. At Atos, we embrace this journey, striving to remain the trusted partner that delivers digital empowerment to our clients.
A Societas Europaea (SE), Atos is listed on the Euronext Paris market. We operate under the main brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.
Atos were an official Supporter for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and is the Official IT Partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. They have been providing ICT services for the Olympics for over 20 years and are currently delivering the:
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