What's the Score on Networking in Stadiums?

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In the U.S., the National Football League (NFL) recently kicked off its 100th season of gridiron action, while across the pond, the U.K.’s Premier League is well underway for its 2019-2020 tilt. But no matter where you fall on the proper usage of the eternal “football” vs. “soccer” debate, one thing’s for certain—fans will be making their way to stadiums across both countries to support their teams and share every goal and touchdown with a surplus of texts, videos and social media posts that all require a massive amount of bandwidth to process.

This means that sports venues—and the IT staff tasked with managing their networks—must think more strategically and critically about taking their computing to the edge as they meet the skyrocketing demand for data processing, and work harder than ever to make sure their IT infrastructures provide network reliability and security from the moment the referee blows his first whistle.

Doing so depends on having the right IT infrastructure in the right places to meet the unique application needs that sports stadiums require, both in new builds and existing facilities. Everything from television coverage, artificial intelligence (AI) at the ticket barriers, and mobile phone bandwidth relies on it, which is exactly why Chatsworth Products (CPI) offers a variety of products that ensure stadium IT infrastructure is protected.

Below are a few CPI solutions that help IT managers in sports venues, tackle space and cost constraints when it comes to deploying or updating their network infrastructure on the pitch and beyond.
 

RMR_SWING_WALLMT_P_OPENGRND_RGB72.jpg RMR® Fixed Wall-Mount Enclosure
  • Protects equipment with cutting-edge sealing technology and certified ingress protection ratings
  • Space saving wall of overhead placement where equipment needs to be above work cells
  • Available with solid metal or tempered glass door
SERIES_ECONNECT_SWITCHED.jpg Switched Horizontal eConnect® Power Distribution Unit
  • Allows on/off control of power at individual PDUs and outlets
  • Ensures reliability within modern day data centres with high hot aisle temperatures
  • Optimises power usage in high-density applications with continuous power monitoring at each PDU and input branch circuit with +/-1% accuracy
  • Ensures notifications of impending issues proactively through threshold settings and notifications
60100P_RIM-750_ANGLED_RGB72.jpg Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM-750)
  • Provides critical early warning when site conditions change
  • Web accessible with an easy to use mobile interface
  • Monitors eight digital inputs and four temperature or temperature / humidity sensors
  • Remote monitoring of sensors in your computer and network equipment
BIM_IMAGE_Page14.jpg CPI Product Designer
  • Creates unique enclosures quickly and easily by allowing you to select the size, features and accessories needed for a specific application
  • Generates bills of material, drawings, 3D models and sales documents automatically
Posted by Charlotte Leary, Marketing, CPI Europe at 9/17/2019 2:19:48 PM
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