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The Masters drives innovation with hybrid cloud and AI

The Masters golf tournament may be traditional on the course, but it’s driving innovation with its infrastructure and online fan experiences behind the scenes. “The Masters is surprisingly modern when it comes to its infrastructure in that it operates a hybrid cloud strategy,” reports Forbes. “For the vast majority of the year its technology needs […]

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Suunto builds open, online sensor development platform on IBM Cloud

As technology evolves, sports are becoming increasingly digitized. For fans and participants, data-based insights are commonly part of the experience. Professional athletes can use technology to track speed and strength training, measure technique and skills, analyze tactics, collect statistics and more. Now this technology can be available to athletes on all levels. Sharing sensor technology […]

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Cloud powers fan experiences at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium

A sports stadium is a special place for a fan. At one time, stadiums may have simply been considered a place to watch a game, but now, fans expect more. They want immersive, interactive experiences that make them feel like they’re part of the action. They want to be able to access the necessities such […]

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Streaming video is disrupting spectator sports

This year’s Olympic Games marked a leap in how we watch sports. The on-demand, always-on habit that disrupted television was mirrored in this year’s Olympic Games. NBC streamed 3.3 billion minutes of Rio coverage, of which more than 2.7 billion minutes were live-streamed — a U.S. event record, according to the Sports Video Group. Just […]

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My day at the US Open

What enterprises can learn from technology in sports.

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August #cloudchat recap: Big data in the big leagues – how cloud is transforming sports

Recapping our Aug. 8 Twitter #cloudchat on the intersection of sports and cloud.

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August #cloudchat: Big Data in the big leagues—how cloud is transforming sports

We're tackling the topic of sports, Big Data and cloud computing in Thursday's #cloudchat.

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