Sochi Olympics

By the Numbers: Solving the Olympic IT Puzzle

Snowboarders and figure skaters aren't the only ones who have put in their hours at the Sochi Olympics. An army of IT pros bearing titles such as "Head of Major Events" have been working for seven years to tackle one of the most complex IT jobs in the world. So, what does it take to manage and secure Olympic-caliber infrastructure? 

Consider what Atos, the French company responsible for overseeing the entire IT infrastructure in Sochi, has been up against: