Atos and partners launch Gaia-X lighthouse project for European cloud infrastructure

Lavern Vogel

  • European cloud providers companies start “Structura-X”

  • Concrete implementation of Gaia-X appropriate solutions

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Paris, France and Munich, Germany – February 22, 2022

European digital businesses and cloud vendors have released an initiative for frequent infrastructure solutions that meet Gaia-X requirements. 28 businesses and organizations, together with Atos, agreed to make their cloud services Gaia-X compliant. The Lighthouse venture “Structura-X” enhances field-particular initiatives for the automotive sector (Catena-X), agriculture (AgriGaia) and finance (EuroDat). First Gaia-X compliant offerings are predicted to be completely ready by the middle of this 12 months.

The initiative was born out of the will need to construct a Gaia-X-suitable infrastructure in Europe, along with market solutions. In coordination with the Gaia-X Affiliation, 7 European digital providers initially agreed on the prevalent target: Atos, Aruba.it, DE-CIX, Deutsche Telekom, Engineering, Noovle and Major-IX. In the meantime, more firms from all more than Europe have joined. To date, this adds up to 28 Structura-X users[1] from 10 nations.

“We are happy to start Structura-X, alongside one another with crucial European cloud vendors and digital providers. Structura-X will empower the vital scale for new cross-sector and cross-place collaboration in the cloud, to foster a federated European cloud and edge infrastructure. As part of this initiative, Atos will deliver its digital safety remedies and products, as European industry leader, to assure the finish sovereignty and security of cloud infrastructure methods.” explained Santi Ribas, Head of Cloud Organization Options, Atos.

Structura-X invitations far more cloud assistance vendors to sign up for. The widespread goal is to form their existing infrastructure services into an eco-technique for European knowledge sovereignty. An overarching European cloud infrastructure is remaining designed. Buyers will be equipped to exam and deploy their services and details rooms in a Gaia-X-accepted infrastructure.

Structura-X will do the job intently with Gaia-X, which between other routines defines the technological framework for info sovereignty. At the similar time, Structura-X will enable the essential scale for new cross-sector and cross-nation collaboration in the cloud. The previous fragmentation of the European cloud industry will thus be conquer.

Atos is concerned in quite a few initiatives about cloud and digital sovereignty, and a short while ago launched Atos OneCloud Sovereign Protect, in response to the expanding demands of businesses and governments for digital sovereignty. The resolution permits Atos custumers to fulfill the problems of taking care of their data in the edge-to-cloud continuum, in line with the highest jurisdictional facts governance necessities.

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[1] Atos, Aruba.it, DE-CIX, Deutsche Telekom, Engineering, Noovle, Top rated-IX, AssoSoftware, Town Community, Cloud&Warmth Technologies, CS Group, CSI, EBRC, Elmec, Fabasoft, International Dataspaces Affiliation, IONOS SE, KPN, Lux Innovation, Mainstream, Following Layer, OpenNebula Devices, OSISM, ThreeFold Tech, Tietoevry, United Group, Vivacom

About Atos

Atos is a world-wide chief in digital transformation with 107,000 personnel and once-a-year profits of around € 11 billion. European selection one particular in cybersecurity, cloud and large-effectiveness computing, the Team offers tailored conclusion-to-conclusion answers for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization companies and merchandise, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized electronic for its consumers. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), outlined on Euronext Paris and integrated in the CAC 40 ESG and Subsequent 20 Paris Stock indexes.

The purpose of Atos is to assistance design and style the future of the info area. Its knowledge and providers help the development of awareness, education and investigate in a multicultural approach and contribute to the progress of scientific and technological excellence. Across the planet, the Group permits its clients and staff members, and members of societies at huge to stay, operate and build sustainably, in a protected and secure data place.

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