After hitting a home run in the game’s senior form with its network technology, Extreme Networks’ baseball presence has gone from major to minor after being selected by Minor League Baseball (MILB) as the official technology innovation partner. Supports testing. Stadium and in-game technologies have been rolled out more widely in the league’s stadiums.
The MILB is the official governing body of professional baseball in the US and Canada outside of Major League Baseball (MLB). This league consists of 120 teams and also includes teams affiliated with MLB clubs and independent baseball leagues, which include teams with no affiliation.
MiLB Extreme Watches as the perfect test for technology and Named the official Wi-Fi solution, Wi-Fi analytics solution and WAN edge solution provider for MILB. also posted Products and technologies such as ExtremeCloud software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs). Extreme Networks is already the official Wi-Fi solution provider for MLB, providing in-stadium Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi analytics at MLB Ballparks, as well as Wi-Fi in the bullpen, dugouts and press boxes at all 30 MLB stadiums. Provides -Fi connectivity.
Under the new agreement, MiLB will use ExtremeCloud SD-WAN To increase sports performance and fan engagement and Power secure connectivity for critical information-sharing between teams and field training facilities. With the ExtremeCloud SD-WAN, all 120 teams in MILB will have access to a system that is claimed to easily and securely store data, including player performance data, game review videos and other proprietary information can share.
Extreme aims to help reduce operational complexity for network administrators by optimizing thousands of applications and dynamically routing traffic to ensure quality experiences for critical applications such as voice and video.
As it aims to enhance technology-driven stadium experiences and gameplay, Wi-Fi 6 in MiLB stadiums to enable testing of new in-game technologies aimed at improving the Extreme fans experience and speeding up game play. And will offer Wi-Fi 6E connectivity.
MiLB will also provide ExtremeAnalytics to clubs and stadiums, with technology providing insights into network performance, fan usage and stadium operations to improve the experiences of MiLB fans and MiLB employees. MiLB will also deploy ExtremeAnalytics to better understand the performance and testing of new technologies, including monitoring the performance of new applications. Extreme says this demonstrates the popularity of new in-stadium technology based on tracking fan consumption and mobile data usage during games.
Nabil Bukhari, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Product Officer, said, “We, as MILB’s innovation partner, have an amazing opportunity to reshape the game through technology and captivate future generations of fans with the sport. ” on the extreme network. “SD-WAN and Wi-Fi analytics will provide the necessary technical foundation for MiLB to fearlessly adopt new technology and use data to demonstrate success.”
MiLB’s deployment comes after a series of in-stadium take wins by Extreme at the UK Premier League’s premier football grounds – Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium and Old Trafford, home of arch-rivals Manchester United. Liverpool FC is aiming to set new standards in connectivity for fans and looking to establish high-capacity Wi-Fi, with Extreme Networks as its official Wi-Fi network solutions provider and official Wi-Fi analytics provider Involved in a multi-year partnership. and network analytics to drive an “extraordinary” experience for fans and more fluid operations for the club.
Worcester Red Sox CIO Mark Ayotte said: “Just as players start in the minors and move on to the big leagues, fan-facing and in-game techniques are used and widely adopted.” The partnership with Xtreme gives us an incredible opportunity to grow our use of technology and be bold when it comes to new solutions, enabling us to expand use across our teams based on real-world results. Extreme’s SD-WAN solution will also help us connect more closely with our regional teams, so we can share secure data just like we were all playing in the same ballpark. ,