Atos to deliver critical IT services to UEFA EURO 2024

Aleksander Čeferin, UEFA President, and Nourdine Bihmane, Deputy CEO Atos Group and CEO Tech Foundations, meeting in Nyon, Switzerland. Photo by Kristian Skeie - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images
IT service and consulting company Atos will deliver key on-site and remote IT services for the UEFA EURO 2024 taking place in Germany in June

IT services leader Atos has been announced as the remote and on-site IT services delivery partner for UEFA EURO 2024, which takes place in Germany this summer.

Atos will be responsible for managing core IT planning and operations systems which are integral to the successful delivery of the tournament. This includes managing the football service platform which stores and distributes data including fixtures, results, line-ups, live match events, standings, statistics, players status and ranking. Atos will also deliver a range of event management systems and online platforms including the mobile app and website.

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 105,000 employees and provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 69 countries.

Since the announcement of this partnership at the end of 2022, Atos has helped UEFA manage and improve its systems and applications and supported major tournaments such as the UEFA Nations League Finals held in Rotterdam in June 2023.

“Atos is excited to work alongside UEFA to provide a seamless experience to all the people attending the UEFA EURO 2024™, the football fans, media and all the stakeholders involved,” said Patrick Adiba, CEO Atos Major Events. “Our whole core expertise will serve this competition to successfully onboard all football fans worldwide.”

Atos to be responsible for managing EURO 2024 core IT planning and operations

Through the football service platform, Atos will store and distribute past and current UEFA football data to external and internal stakeholders. The data includes fixtures, results, line-ups, live match events, standings, statistics, players status and ranking. 

Atos will also provide on-site and remote support from different locations starting with ICT venue managers, venue application coordinators and service desk operators present in the 10 tournament stadiums to ensure the efficiency and the reliability of our systems. A second group will be present at the International Broadcast Center located in Leipzig which will host the IT Command Center of UEFA.

“We look forward to making the UEFA EURO 2024 an extraordinary digital experience for all our football fans and the European football family,” added UEFA Events SA CEO Martin Kallen. “Benefitting from the extensive expertise acquired by Atos as an IT partner on major sporting events, we are delighted to be working together to deliver the most connected Euro ever.”

Atos is the Worldwide IT Partner of the Olympic Games and is now working on the preparation of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024. Atos is also the official Technology and Digital Services Partner of the European Olympic Committee for the next editions of the European Games until 2027.


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