February 21, 2024


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

  • European cloud companies companies launch “Structura-X”

  • Concrete implementation of Gaia-X compatible expert services


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

European digital firms and cloud providers have released an initiative for widespread infrastructure expert services that meet Gaia-X necessities. 28 corporations and companies, together with Atos, agreed to make their cloud expert services Gaia-X compliant. The Lighthouse job “Structura-X” complements market-precise initiatives for the automotive sector (Catena-X), agriculture (AgriGaia) and finance (EuroDat). Preliminary Gaia-X compliant choices are expected to be prepared by the middle of this calendar year.

The initiative was born out of the will need to make a Gaia-X-suitable infrastructure in Europe, along with business products and services. In coordination with the Gaia-X Association, 7 European digital companies to begin with agreed on the common aim: Atos, Aruba.it, DE-CIX, Deutsche Telekom, Engineering, Noovle and Best-IX. In the meantime, supplemental companies from all above Europe have joined. To date, this adds up to 28 Structura-X members[1] from 10 international locations.

“We are proud to start Structura-X, with each other with crucial European cloud suppliers and digital businesses. Structura-X will enable the needed scale for new cross-sector and cross-nation collaboration in the cloud, to foster a federated European cloud and edge infrastructure. As element of this initiative, Atos will provide its electronic safety solutions and items, as European market place leader, to make sure the total sovereignty and security of cloud infrastructure methods.” said Santi Ribas, Head of Cloud Enterprise Solutions, Atos.

Structura-X invitations extra cloud assistance vendors to join. The frequent intention is to condition their current infrastructure products and services into an eco-technique for European info sovereignty. An overarching European cloud infrastructure is being developed. End users will be ready to take a look at and deploy their services and facts rooms in a Gaia-X-authorized infrastructure.

Structura-X will work carefully with Gaia-X, which between other things to do defines the technological framework for info sovereignty. At the exact time, Structura-X will allow the vital scale for new cross-sector and cross-place collaboration in the cloud. The earlier fragmentation of the European cloud industry will consequently be defeat.

Atos is concerned in many assignments close to cloud and digital sovereignty, and not long ago launched Atos OneCloud Sovereign Protect, in response to the growing demands of organizations and governments for electronic sovereignty. The solution permits Atos custumers to meet up with the challenges of taking care of their knowledge in the edge-to-cloud continuum, in line with the highest jurisdictional data governance prerequisites.


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

About Atos

Atos is a international leader in electronic transformation with 107,000 workforce and annual earnings of above € 11 billion. European amount a single in cybersecurity, cloud and substantial-performance computing, the Group offers personalized finish-to-stop remedies for all industries in 71 nations around the world. A pioneer in decarbonization expert services and products, Atos is fully commited to a protected and decarbonized digital for its clientele. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on Euronext Paris and involved in the CAC 40 ESG and Upcoming 20 Paris Stock indexes.

The goal of Atos is to assist style the future of the data house. Its knowledge and companies assist the progress of knowledge, education and study in a multicultural solution and add to the enhancement of scientific and technological excellence. Across the globe, the Team enables its prospects and personnel, and users of societies at large to stay, perform and establish sustainably, in a secure and protected details area.

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