As the IT Services Providers to the Volvo Ocean Race, HCL Technologies will provide the world-class IT platforms and services required to run the Volvo Ocean Race and deliver experiences to 3 million race village visitors and to millions of fans across the world.
IT infrastructure is the backbone of Volvo Ocean Race’s streaming and TV production for key events such as Arrivals, Leg Starts and the In-Port Races. It also includes include vital features such as inter-site connectivity at the race’s Host City stopovers, Race Village digital content delivery, mobile data centres and infrastructure with full redundancy, best-in-class wi-fi networks, and multimedia facilities for media centres and race offices. HCL’s IT platforms and services will be at the core of all of these.
HCL is a global IT and engineering services organisation with 115,000 ideapreneurs in 32 countries generating USD 7 bn in revenue. It has recently been rated by Brand Finance, the world’s leading brand valuation firm, as the world’s fastest growing IT services brand.