Atos joins Glasgow 2014

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International IT company Atos has become an Official Supporter of Glasgow 2014.

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 citys Scotstoun Stadium to unveil Atos as an Official Supporter. The company, which employs 1, 500 people in Scotland, is Glasgow 2014s fourth Official Supporter and is a Worldwide IT Partner to the Olympic and Paralympic Games. 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 Atos experience from over two decades of Olympic and Paralympic Games, including London 2012 and other major events worldwide. The technology provided by Atos at Glasgow 2014 will enhance the experience of: Athletes and accredited Games participants: Atos will provide the accreditation systems that will be used by Glasgow 2014 to accredit up to 70, 000 Games participants including athletes, officials, workforce, volunteers, media and sponsors. The technology will manage the registration process, including online registration and sports entries, along with access and entitlement assignment. The accreditation software will also support the extensive background security checking processes that will be in place for the Games. Volunteers: Glasgow 2014 will recruit up to 15, 000 volunteers to make the Games run as smoothly as possible. Atos will be providing the volunteer systems to facilitate the recruitment and management of volunteers, including the Volunteer Portal that will be a key information link between Glasgow 2014 and the volunteers. Media and sports officials: Atos will provide a Games Information System that will instantly relay results, athlete information, competition schedules, medal tables and sports records to accredited media, sports officials and the Glasgow 2014 website. 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.

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