Reach further

to carry the whole Olympic Games in your pocket

Every two years, in a new part of the world, the Games are happening, and the IT infrastructure to manage the mission critical system and enormous peaks of data must be ready.  

As lead integrator, project manager and IT operations manager, Atos is ultimately responsible for the entire IT infrastructure of the Games. We design, build, integrate and operate the complex infrastructure.

Rio will be the first Summer Games with extensive use of the cloud. Rio shows the paradigm shift and transformation from a ‘build each time’ to a ‘build once’ model where core systems, such as the accreditation system and the volunteer portal, are delivered over the cloud – together with other technology partners.

Resulting in even more consistency, efficiency and effectiveness as well as a better digital experience.


hours of testing

different systems & applications

The scale and intensity of The Olympic Games operations make a secure, dedicated, agile cloud infrastructure essential.

Atos will use its affiliate Canopy, with EMC serving as their delivery partner, for scalable cloud based services and Infrastructure as a Service


to transition most of the critical IT services provided by Atos today fully into the cloud for the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

The legacy of our work for the Games can go further with additional all-round IT expertise to help our customers on their digital journey to success. We help our customers gain agility with cloud, providing ultimate and scalable performance on demand, as the business needs it.

Stories of the Games

Operational Excellence

21 September 2016

Digital effort behind Rio 2016 concludes successfully

The first Olympic Games to have ever been held in South America have been a huge source of pride for all involved. We’re so happy to have once again been at the heart of it, and are already looking forward to Pyeongchang 2018 and Tokyo 2020.

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14 September 2016

Making analytics part of the Paralympic Games

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31 August 2016

No rest for the brave

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17 August 2016

Keeping the dream alive

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15 August 2016

Going further together

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11 August 2016

Driving a great team culture

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6 August 2016

Facing the moment of truth

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4 August 2016

Performance means everything

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3 August 2016

The winners’ secret: collaboration for transformation

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1 August 2016

To beat the competition you need real agility throughout your organisation

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30 June 2016

Practice makes perfect

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Related resources

Case Study

IDC Digital Transformation for the Olympic Games Case Study

Digital Transformation for the Olympic Games: IOC Changes IT Infrastructure Strategy to “Build Once, Use Many Times”

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Forrester Study – Hybrid Cloud Adoption

Learn how infrastructure transformation is growing at a rapid pace and increased confidence in hybrid cloud is bringing a shift in the role of IT professionals.

Digital Empowerment for the Olympic Games


Atos Olympic Games Brochure 2016

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Atos delivers IT backbone to Rio 2016 Olympic Games

We’ve used the Rio 2016 partners cloud to securely deliver some core systems for the Olympic Games.

How can this expertise help your business?

We deliver a full-spectrum cloud strategy – from modelling and realization to orchestrated performance of entire IaaS, PaaS and SaaS layers. We also deliver business process as a service, adapted for specific markets and environments, making a business model fit for deployment across the complete enterprise.


Small to large, managed or self-managed, Atos offers a full range of cloud deployment scenarios and technologies.


Atos cloud powers digital transformation for the Olympic Games. With the whole world watching, there is no second chance to get it right.


Our technology transformation services capitalize on decades of experience – making sure you benefit from innovative technologies.


Our end-to-end approach encompasses your existing IT landscape – enabling you to integrate it in the newly transformed mix.

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