Infosys and ATP announce a strategic partnership to leverage the latest technological advances in mobility, cloud and analytics to transform the experience of tennis fans and players the world over.
As part of this partnership, Infosys will become the Global Technology Services Partner and Platinum Sponsor of the ATP World Tour, as well as the season-ending Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, for the next three years.
Infosys to offer:
- Creation of an exclusive InfosysATP Scores & Stats Center to revolutionize engagement with tennis fans by providing unprecedented insights and predictions about every tournament, every match and every point. The Scores & Stats Center will be powered by the Infosys Information Platform (IIP), an open-source data analytics platform for data visualization and data analysis
- Reimagine the ATP Player Zone, a next-generationplayer engagement platform and mobile app, to elevate the experience for players and enable them to register for tournaments, review travel information, connect with other players, and stay up-to-date on all ATP World Tour news
- Manage the infrastructure, applications and data of ATP World Tourby leveraging the elasticity and computational power of the cloud-based model.
Talking on the new alliance, Dr. Vishal Sikka, Chief Executive Officer, Infosys said, “As a fan personally of tennis, it is really exciting to think about how we can invent great new and engaging experiences for fans. A great experience for tennis fans is what ATP has always stood for, and we can now take this to even greater heights with our work together. Fans will soon have the opportunity to get completely immersed in the action, and feel the passion and intensity in every match, and more. This partnership will enable us to bring new experiences in new ways to fans worldwide and will also serve to inform many new types of consumer engagements in other walks of life.”
Infosys, as the exclusive Global Technology Services Partner of the ATP World Tour, will cater its expertise in cloud, mobility and analytics to manage, analyze and interpret large volumes of tennis data (both historical and current) and present insights and predictions through interactive platforms for ATP fans, players, partners and the media.
Chris Kermode, ATP Executive Chairman & President added, “We’re delighted to be launching this new partnership with Infosys. The opportunities surrounding technology, statistics and data in men’s professional tennis are vast. Today’s announcement is fantastic news for the ATP as we welcome an industry leader in Infosys and take an important step towards exploring new opportunities in this area. We look forward to developing a number of exciting initiatives as part of the partnership.”