Atos on track with Network Rail private cloud upgrade contract

London, United kingdom – 12 March 2020

Atos, a international chief in digital transformation, has signed a 4-year deal truly worth £12 million with Community Rail to structure, deliver and deal with a new digital personal cloud platform that will underpin the operations of Britain’s rail infrastructure provider.

The settlement sees Atos migrate all programs from Community Rail’s legacy details facilities into a new digital personal cloud.  The new details facilities will present a highly protected, strong and price-efficient digital basis for Community Rail’s organization while making sure agility in a technologically converged ecosystem.

The procedure and assist of the details facilities, offering point out-of-the-artwork and price-efficient hosting capacity for the UK’s rail infrastructure provider also will come underneath the administration of Atos.

Simon Goodman Head of IT assist providers, Community Rail, stated: “Our settlement with Atos to deliver a new digital personal cloud forms a essential aspect of our ongoing program of digital transformation.  We acknowledge we will have to carry on to evolve to carry on to meet the desires of passengers and rail operators and going to a protected and higher-performance personal cloud is elementary to this ambition.  The new details centre will provide a powerful platform from which to meet our desires now and into the long run, while ongoing Atos administration aids guarantee we obtain finest price for our expenditure.”

Commenting on the settlement, Clay Van Doren, Atos CEO United kingdom & Eire, stated: “This deal indicators a deepening of our relationship with Community Rail and allows legacy devices to coexist with ground breaking cloud programs while maximizing safety and making sure long run scalability, helping ability the digital transformation of our nation’s rail infrastructure operator with rail users across Britain progressively benefiting from an agile, digitally-empowered firm.”

The settlement adds to Atos’ expertise and heritage in offering digital transformation methods to clients in the UK’s transport sector such as IAG, DVSA, Transport for London and Highways England. The company’s function in United kingdom rail stretches again above decades of sweeping business and technological modifications, possessing consolidated and modernized legacy devices equally in the rail operations domain and in retail and purchaser information and facts devices.

The Atos Digital Vision for Mobility paper sets out how digital technological know-how has reworked the UK’s transport sector and considers how new advancements will decide the mobility methods of tomorrow for road and rail, broader community transport and logistics.