Olympics and tech: ‘No room to fail’

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“The trick is that we need to have zero impact on the Games in the end….”

CNET interviews Atos Origin Magnus Alvarsson on the IT tech for the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. It is clear from the interview that providing the IT (with 800 servers and 6000 PC’s) for such a large event, is no small enterprise. A lot of time goes in preparing and you are under a microscope while the Games are on. [More here…]

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