“Atos begins 30 days countdown to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games”
Beijing, 17 July, 2014
With merely a month to the opening ceremony of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, Atos, the Chief Systems Integrator and international IT services company, announces today that the implementation of the Games IT systems is right on track.
The Youth Olympics Games (YOG) is the most complex IT project for a sporting event ever undertaken in Nanjing to date. With global audiences watching the Games on multiple devices, anywhere and anytime, Atos business technologists are laser-focused on delivering the massive, mission critical IT infrastructure and solutions that will deliver real-time results to a global audience of billions and empower one of the most anticipated sports events in China this summer.
The highest-level of international sports event hosted by China since Beijing 2008 includes:
- 28 sports in 28 venues + 4 non-competition venues
- 6000 athletes and officials from the 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs)
- 3000 media representatives
- 20,000 volunteers
- 120,000 accreditations
Herbert Leung, CEO of Atos in APAC said, “In 30 days, Atos will deliver IT services and real-time results from the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games to a global audience of billions. We are committed to making this YOG another resounding success.”
Atos holds the largest sports IT contract in the world with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) since 2001 and recently renewed until 2024. As a long-standing partner to the International Olympic Committee, Atos is recognized as a game changer on and off the field and will continue to transform the Games as well as businesses.
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is an international information technology services company with 2013 annual revenue of €8.6 billion and 76,300 employees in 52 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers IT services in 3 domains, Consulting & Technology Services, Systems Integration and Managed Services & BPO, and transactional services through Worldline. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across the following market sectors: Manufacturing, Retail & Services; Public sector, Healthcare & Transports; Financial Services; Telco, Media & Utilities.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is quoted on the NYSE Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting & Technology Services, Worldline and Atos Worldgrid.
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