May 26, 2024

Paull Ank Ford

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

Paris, four June 2020

Atos, a world-wide chief in electronic transformation, is happy to announce its function as a founding member of the GAIA-X Basis, a non-gain business that is currently being setup to produce the up coming generation of knowledge platforms for Europe, its member states, companies and citizens.

The GAIA-X Basis, shaped by 22 businesses (electronic leaders, industrials, academia and associations) like Atos, underlines a joint determination to a transparent European course of action, openness and broad participation. It will develop on the existing work initiated by the French and German governments and supported by more than three hundred businesses. The GAIA-X task enters a new phase of its improvement and sets an vital milestone toward the European Union’s ambition to consolidate its management in the world-wide knowledge financial system.

The development of electronic ecosystems calls for setting up trust and interoperability across all cloud users and suppliers. GAIA-X will address this problem by means of a prevalent set of insurance policies, an “Architecture of Standards” and a set of “Federation Services” which deliver with each other existing Cloud suppliers and their providers and in which knowledge and purposes can be taken care of in a way that makes sure total management. It will help businesses from all measurements and across all sectors to reward from hyperscaler choices in Europe although respecting a set of critical insurance policies.

Involved in the improvement of Cloud considering the fact that its inception, Atos brings its proven knowledge of and knowledge in Cloud Computing, supported by its extensive portfolio and strategic partnerships with top Cloud service suppliers and deep being familiar with of customer wants.

Elie Girard, CEO of Atos, clarifies: “Europe’s electronic management in the knowledge financial system calls for adaptable and safe Cloud abilities. By facilitating infrastructure, software and knowledge portability, GAIA-X will help European businesses and public administrations to share their decentralized knowledge in a trustworthy and safe way, boosting Cloud adoption and the development of price-included ecosystems. This will strengthen Europe’s competitiveness because the approach is unprecedented, driven by industrials, collaborative with hyperscalers, and aims at defining a fair set of insurance policies and criteria consistent with European values and aspirations”.