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Atos on track with Network Rail private cloud upgrade contract

London, United kingdom – 12 March 2020

Atos, a world chief in digital transformation, has signed a 4-year agreement well worth £12 million with Community Rail to design and style, produce and handle a new digital non-public cloud platform that will underpin the operations of Britain’s rail infrastructure service provider.

The agreement sees Atos migrate all apps from Community Rail’s legacy facts centers into a new digital non-public cloud.  The new facts centers will offer a remarkably safe, strong and value-effective digital basis for Community Rail’s business enterprise while guaranteeing agility in a technologically converged atmosphere.

The operation and help of the facts centers, offering point out-of-the-art and value-effective internet hosting capability for the UK’s rail infrastructure service provider also will come below the administration of Atos.

Simon Goodman Head of IT help services, Community Rail, claimed: “Our agreement with Atos to produce a new digital non-public cloud types a important ingredient of our ongoing method of digital transformation.  We acknowledge we ought to continue on to evolve to continue on to meet up with the demands of passengers and rail operators and moving to a safe and large-overall performance non-public cloud is elementary to this ambition.  The new facts heart will offer a solid platform from which to meet up with our demands now and into the potential, while continued Atos administration will help assure we accomplish very best value for our investment.”

Commenting on the agreement, Clay Van Doren, Atos CEO United kingdom & Ireland, claimed: “This agreement alerts a deepening of our marriage with Community Rail and permits legacy units to coexist with ground breaking cloud apps while maximizing protection and guaranteeing potential scalability, aiding electrical power the digital transformation of our nation’s rail infrastructure operator with rail buyers throughout Britain progressively benefiting from an agile, digitally-empowered group.”

The agreement adds to Atos’ know-how and heritage in offering digital transformation alternatives to clients in the UK’s transportation sector including IAG, DVSA, Transportation for London and Highways England. The company’s position in United kingdom rail stretches back again above a long time of sweeping professional and technological changes, getting consolidated and modernized legacy units both in the rail operations area and in retail and client information and facts units.

The Atos Digital Vision for Mobility paper sets out how digital technological know-how has reworked the UK’s transportation sector and considers how new advances will figure out the mobility alternatives of tomorrow for street and rail, broader public transportation and logistics.