Atos on track with Network Rail private cloud upgrade contract

Jannie Delucca


London, Uk – 12 March 2020

Atos, a global chief in digital transformation, has signed a 4-calendar year deal truly worth £12 million with Network Rail to style and design, supply and control a new digital private cloud platform that will underpin the operations of Britain’s rail infrastructure supplier.

The agreement sees Atos migrate all apps from Network Rail’s legacy information centers into a new digital private cloud.  The new information centers will deliver a highly secure, strong and price tag-successful digital basis for Network Rail’s business enterprise though guaranteeing agility in a technologically converged natural environment.

The procedure and assistance of the information centers, delivering condition-of-the-artwork and price tag-successful web hosting ability for the UK’s rail infrastructure supplier also arrives below the management of Atos.

Simon Goodman Head of IT assistance solutions, Network Rail, mentioned: “Our agreement with Atos to supply a new digital private cloud varieties a essential factor of our ongoing application of digital transformation.  We identify we need to keep on to evolve to keep on to fulfill the requires of passengers and rail operators and shifting to a secure and higher-performance private cloud is elementary to this ambition.  The new information centre will provide a solid platform from which to fulfill our requires now and into the future, though ongoing Atos management can help make sure we achieve greatest benefit for our expenditure.”

Commenting on the agreement, Clay Van Doren, Atos CEO Uk & Eire, mentioned: “This deal signals a deepening of our partnership with Network Rail and allows legacy systems to coexist with ground breaking cloud apps though enhancing protection and guaranteeing future scalability, encouraging electrical power the digital transformation of our nation’s rail infrastructure operator with rail consumers throughout Britain significantly benefiting from an agile, digitally-empowered business.”

The agreement adds to Atos’ skills and heritage in delivering digital transformation alternatives to purchasers in the UK’s transport sector including IAG, DVSA, Transport for London and Highways England. The company’s position in Uk rail stretches again around decades of sweeping business and technological alterations, getting consolidated and modernized legacy systems both of those in the rail operations area and in retail and purchaser facts systems.

The Atos Digital Eyesight for Mobility paper sets out how digital technological know-how has remodeled the UK’s transport sector and considers how new advances will decide the mobility alternatives of tomorrow for highway and rail, broader general public transport and logistics.

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