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


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

European electronic businesses and cloud providers have launched an initiative for common infrastructure providers that meet Gaia-X prerequisites. 28 organizations and companies, which include Atos, agreed to make their cloud companies Gaia-X compliant. The Lighthouse undertaking “Structura-X” enhances business-precise initiatives for the automotive sector (Catena-X), agriculture (AgriGaia) and finance (EuroDat). Initial Gaia-X compliant choices are anticipated to be all set by the center of this calendar year.

The initiative was born out of the need to have to establish a Gaia-X-appropriate infrastructure in Europe, together with field services. In coordination with the Gaia-X Affiliation, seven European digital vendors at first agreed on the widespread aim: Atos,, DE-CIX, Deutsche Telekom, Engineering, Noovle and Top rated-IX. In the meantime, supplemental providers from all above Europe have joined. To date, this provides up to 28 Structura-X associates[1] from 10 nations.

“We are very pleased to start Structura-X, together with essential European cloud vendors and electronic companies. Structura-X will empower the vital scale for new cross-sector and cross-region collaboration in the cloud, to foster a federated European cloud and edge infrastructure. As component of this initiative, Atos will deliver its electronic stability remedies and items, as European industry chief, to be certain the complete sovereignty and stability of cloud infrastructure solutions.” reported Santi Ribas, Head of Cloud Company Remedies, Atos.

Structura-X invites more cloud company vendors to be part of. The popular target is to shape their current infrastructure providers into an eco-program for European facts sovereignty. An overarching European cloud infrastructure is becoming developed. Users will be in a position to test and deploy their providers and info rooms in a Gaia-X-accepted infrastructure.

Structura-X will perform carefully with Gaia-X, which among other functions defines the technological framework for information sovereignty. At the very same time, Structura-X will permit the essential scale for new cross-sector and cross-nation collaboration in the cloud. The earlier fragmentation of the European cloud current market will consequently be overcome.

Atos is involved in many assignments around cloud and digital sovereignty, and not long ago introduced Atos OneCloud Sovereign Shield, in reaction to the rising calls for of businesses and governments for electronic sovereignty. The solution enables Atos custumers to fulfill the difficulties of managing their data in the edge-to-cloud continuum, in line with the maximum jurisdictional info governance specifications.


[1] Atos,, DE-CIX, Deutsche Telekom, Engineering, Noovle, Best-IX, AssoSoftware, Town Network, Cloud&Heat Systems, CS Team, CSI, EBRC, Elmec, Fabasoft, Intercontinental Dataspaces Association, IONOS SE, KPN, Lux Innovation, Mainstream, Up coming Layer, OpenNebula Methods, OSISM, ThreeFold Tech, Tietoevry, United Group, Vivacom

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