Leading Russian company in the field of information technologies "I-Teco" has become a Supplier of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi in the category "Unified Identification System". The deal was agreed by the President of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, Dmitry Chernyshenko, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of "I-Teco", Aleksey Remizov.
Thanks to the UIS, accredited persons will have convenient and efficient access to a range of services at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The services supported by the UIS are: Electronic food vouchers for a simplified and accelerated process of obtaining food by Games staff and deferred printing which allows the press to implement delayed printing of pending documents on any printer with a high level of privacy in the media center. Under the terms of the agreement, a Unified Identification System (UIS) will be used at all Olympic venues. The system will provide user authentication based on radio frequency technology.
Specialists of "I-Teco" will both operate and maintain this system which forms a small part of the wider integrated Sochi 2014 Games-technology solution developed and managed by IOC TOP Partner Atos.
During the Test Events in Sochi this year, trial operation of UIS were successfully completed, and the work of the "I-Teco" project team received high praise from the Organizing Committee of the Games.
The President of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, Dmitry Chernyshenko, noted:
“The I-Teco identification system is one example of a comprehensive approach to creating efficiency for the members of staff at the Games. The experienced specialists of the Russian developer and provider, I-Teco, with whom we will cooperate with as a single united team, will ensure the successful management of the wide range of technical tasks required”.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors of "I-Teco", Aleksey Remizov, said:
“For our company, the provision of unique IT services to Games participants has become, to a certain extent, a challenge: to demonstrate the huge intellectual potential in resolving the most complicated humanitarian tasks on the basis of our own innovative developments. I’m sure our professional team will support the highest level of reliability, comfort and efficiency of the service.”
Notes to the Editor
Company "I-Teco" (www.i-teco.ru) is a leading Russian supplier for corporate customers. Working in market since 1997, the company ranks among the Top 400 largest Russian companies. "I-Teco" offers consulting, information security, service support and outsourcing, implements comprehensive integrated solutions in the field of IT infrastructure and informatization of major government agencies, industry and telecommunications companies, banks, credit, financial and insurance institutions, as well as small and medium-sized businesses. Specialists of "I-Teco" create customized solutions for every customer in virtually any area of business automation.
The company's has over 2,200 staff, including more than 750 engineers, 500 consultants and 400 analysts.
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