Atos on track with Network Rail private cloud upgrade contract

London, British isles – twelve March 2020

Atos, a international leader in electronic transformation, has signed a four-year agreement worthy of £12 million with Community Rail to layout, produce and take care of a new electronic private cloud platform that will underpin the functions of Britain’s rail infrastructure company.

The arrangement sees Atos migrate all apps from Community Rail’s legacy information facilities into a new electronic private cloud.  The new information facilities will offer a hugely protected, strong and charge-powerful electronic basis for Community Rail’s business while making certain agility in a technologically converged ecosystem.

The procedure and guidance of the information facilities, providing state-of-the-artwork and charge-powerful web hosting capacity for the UK’s rail infrastructure company also arrives under the administration of Atos.

Simon Goodman Head of IT guidance solutions, Community Rail, explained: “Our arrangement with Atos to produce a new electronic private cloud types a important factor of our ongoing software of electronic transformation.  We acknowledge we need to proceed to evolve to proceed to meet the requires of travellers and rail operators and going to a protected and superior-performance private cloud is elementary to this ambition.  The new information center will provide a potent platform from which to meet our requires now and into the foreseeable future, while ongoing Atos administration assists guarantee we obtain very best benefit for our expense.”

Commenting on the arrangement, Clay Van Doren, Atos CEO British isles & Eire, explained: “This agreement indicators a deepening of our romance with Community Rail and permits legacy devices to coexist with revolutionary cloud apps while maximizing safety and making certain foreseeable future scalability, helping power the electronic transformation of our nation’s rail infrastructure operator with rail users throughout Britain significantly benefiting from an agile, digitally-empowered group.”

The arrangement provides to Atos’ experience and heritage in providing electronic transformation remedies to purchasers in the UK’s transport sector together with IAG, DVSA, Transport for London and Highways England. The company’s role in British isles rail stretches back about many years of sweeping business and technological variations, having consolidated and modernized legacy devices both equally in the rail functions area and in retail and purchaser information devices.

The Atos Electronic Vision for Mobility paper sets out how electronic engineering has transformed the UK’s transport sector and considers how new developments will ascertain the mobility remedies of tomorrow for street and rail, broader public transport and logistics.