Fuente: http://www.consultant-news.com Fecha. 20.3.2012
Atos becomes Official Supporter of Glasgow 2014
GLASGOW -- Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallist Steve Cram MBE and athletes from the Scottish netball and hockey teams joined Glasgow 2014 at the city’s Scotstoun Stadium to unveil Atos as an Official Supporter.
The company, which employs 1,500 people in Scotland, is Glasgow 2014’s fourth Official Supporter and is a Worldwide IT Partner to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Atos business technologists will be delivering critical applications and services essential to the successful staging of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, including a range of Games Management Systems and Games Information Systems, which will leverage the Atos experience from over two decades of Olympic and Paralympic Games, including London 2012 and other major events worldwide.
Atos is one of only three Worldwide Partners for both the Olympic and Paralympic Games and has enjoyed a strong partnership with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for a number of years.
Glasgow 2014 Chief Executive David Grevemberg said: “We are delighted that Atos has joined us as an Official Supporter, and proud to have secured our first Olympic and Paralympic Partner for Glasgow 2014.
“Atos continues to demonstrate a commitment to sport and para-sport, and their track record in providing world class systems for a number of multi-sport Games, including London 2012, demonstrates their passion and capability to help Glasgow 2014 deliver an outstanding athlete centred and sport focused games.”
Patrick Adiba, CEO Iberia – Olympics and Major Events, from Atos, said: ”We are really proud to be an Official Supporter of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and look forward to working with the Organising Committee to deliver a successful Games. As the global IT leader for major events, our business technologists will bring their expertise and experience to the Games to ensure they run smoothly.”