TIM and Atos announced that they have signed a strategic agreement to develop a digital platform for the TIM Cloud to supply innovative solutions along with secure and localized public and private data management in Italy. With this partnership, both companies will provide organizations and public administrations with speed, flexibility, and immediate control of information.
Implementation of a hybrid cloud model
According to the announcement, TIM and Atos will jointly define and implement a hybrid cloud model, leveraging their expertise respectively. The solution is expected to be commercialized by the first half of 2021.
Carlo D’Asaro Biondo, Executive Vice President – Strategic partnership, Alliances and TIM Cloud Project., said,
“This partnership is a fundamental step forward to establish ourselves as a market leader in the Cloud. The commercial launch of 5G in the country will bring ultra-low-latency services which, combined with Edge technology, will allow companies to manage a large amount of data in real-time, leading to the development of new applications.”
TIM and its customers will accelerate the migration to the cloud and reinforce a secured data monetization platform. Furthermore, the two companies will focus on the implementation of the pan-European Gaia-X standards, in line with the European Commission’s objectives on data protection in all key market sectors.