GC2018 is thrilled to have Atos on board to deliver the comprehensive Games Management System (GMS) and Information Diffusion System (IDS) to power performance at the heart of the Games. These complex and innovative information technology solutions are crucial for the planning and staging of Australia’s largest sporting event in more than a decade.
Atos is a global technology company with a proven history of successful delivery of GMS and IDS solutions at major international events including the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games and London 2012 Olympic Games.
For GC2018, the Atos solutions will form a critical part of a world class technology environment and be delivered from an Australian hosted and managed private (Canopy) cloud platform. These technology solutions and applications will include support to Accreditation Management, the Volunteer Portal, Volunteer Application Form, Sport Entries Management and more.
Importantly, the Information Diffusion System will incorporate the central results platform during the Games so that results are immediately available on the Games website for the public to follow their favourite teams and athletes.
Globally, Atos employs 100,000 staff across 72 countries with the Australian team comprising expert staff spread primarily across Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, and Brisbane. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber Security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defence, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, Transportation and Sports & Major Events. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organisations to create their firm of the future.
A number of Atos’ team will be embedded with GOLDOC at its Gold Coast headquarters for GC2018 and expert technologists will also be supporting the systems from Atos’ Technical Technology Operations Centre in Spain, as well as from its Australian Canopy data centre.
Atos are delighted to bring their global experience to ‘power the games’ as an Official Partner and key member of the Sponsor Family.