Atos co-founds GAIA-X to build a secure and transparent European data and cloud framework

Paris, four June 2020

Atos, a world wide leader in electronic transformation, is happy to announce its function as a founding member of the GAIA-X Foundation, a non-gain corporation that is staying set up to build the upcoming era of facts platforms for Europe, its member states, corporations and citizens.

The GAIA-X Foundation, shaped by 22 companies (electronic leaders, industrials, academia and associations) such as Atos, underlines a joint dedication to a transparent European method, openness and wide participation. It will develop on the present do the job initiated by the French and German governments and supported by a lot more than three hundred enterprises. The GAIA-X task enters a new stage of its enhancement and sets an important milestone toward the European Union’s ambition to consolidate its leadership in the world wide facts financial state.

The creation of electronic ecosystems demands constructing trust and interoperability throughout all cloud end users and suppliers. GAIA-X will handle this problem via a typical set of insurance policies, an “Architecture of Standards” and a set of “Federation Services” which bring with each other present Cloud suppliers and their providers and in which facts and programs can be dealt with in a way that makes sure comprehensive management. It will enable companies from all sizes and throughout all sectors to advantage from hyperscaler choices in Europe even though respecting a set of crucial insurance policies.

Included in the enhancement of Cloud considering the fact that its inception, Atos delivers its demonstrated abilities of and experience in Cloud Computing, supported by its comprehensive portfolio and strategic partnerships with major Cloud assistance suppliers and deep knowing of purchaser demands.

Elie Girard, CEO of Atos, clarifies: “Europe’s electronic leadership in the facts financial state demands versatile and protected Cloud capabilities. By facilitating infrastructure, application and facts portability, GAIA-X will enable European enterprises and public administrations to share their decentralized facts in a reputable and protected way, boosting Cloud adoption and the creation of price-extra ecosystems. This will bolster Europe’s competitiveness simply because the technique is unprecedented, driven by industrials, collaborative with hyperscalers, and aims at defining a affordable set of insurance policies and standards reliable with European values and aspirations”.