With several Olympics under its belt, Atos is supporting one of the largest IT infrastructures in sports history. If it succeeds, it's an unheralded hero. If it fails, it gets crucified.
Get ready for the Cybathlon. The first Olympics for augmented humans will take place in Switzerland in 2016 and feature some of the top assistive gear around.
The site is dead simple to navigate and provides a clear schedule of events which includes TV listings and links to NBC's live streams and replays -- all without any news items that may spoil the fun of watching the Olympics.
If you think the Russian terrain is rough, try Hoth. This hilarious "Star Wars" mashup of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics shows that skiers make great target practice for Imperial Walkers.
How do you photograph the Winter Olympics? Getty has a custom 100Mbps fibre optic network, mountains of pro photography gear, 360-degree panoramic tools and remote cameras.
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia are spread out across seaside and ski resorts near the Black Sea. Take a two-minute tour of all the facilities from above.
Coming every couple years, Olympic games provide a mile marker to look back at how far online video options for live events have come -- and what we're still missing.
Google's home page honors the arrival of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. It also makes a deliberate point about human rights, using the International Olympics Committee's own words.
Reporters arriving in Russia for the winter games report Sochi might not be quite ready for the world. One Twitter handle has taken on the responsibility of aggregating the insanity that has ensued.
Requiring 400 servers, 1,000 security network devices, and 5,600 computers, Atos is responsible for making sure that the IT infrastructure stays solid in Sochi.