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NFL Leverages Extreme Networks powered application; Digitalizes Audience experience

By CIOReview | Friday, February 5, 2016

SUPER BOWL, IL: National Football League (NFL) is all set to enrich their fans experience at Super Bowl 50 Stadium by leveraging the ExtremeAnalytics powered application to monitor and measure the audience involvement. Extreme Networks, a software-driven network solution provider is the official Wi-Fi analytics partner of the hugely popular game event NFL.
In order to facilitate the viewers with the internet connectivity, Extreme Networks will also extend its wireless support through its portfolio ExtremeWireless solution at the super Bowl city in San Francisco, where over 100 Wi-Fi coaches will provide wireless connection to the fans to boost their digital experience.

The Network application analytics provided by the firm provides flawless tracking capability to the data that carries context of users, devices, locations and applications in use. ExtremeAnalytics assist in gathering those data and allows pervasive intelligence and reporting of audience behavioral pattern with the devices. Thereby offering transparency into the fans experience which helps NFL to interpret and solve any wireless connectivity issues. The transparency results in proliferation of smart fans leveraging Wi-Fi network and involving in the game.

With the ability to provide reliable wireless connection across 17 stadiums, Extreme Networks also delivers fast and dependable applications over the wireless network for over 75,000 fans.  “Extreme Networks successfully delivered on all three of these qualifications at Super Bowl XLVIII and XLIX. We understand the importance of connectivity and are confident that Extreme will provide us with the ability to monitor Wi-Fi service levels throughout Super Bowl 50 Stadium in order to deliver our fans the coverage they need to share the iconic moments of Super Bowl 50”  asserts Michelle McKenna-Doyle, SVP, National Football League.