Dimension Data | Dimension Data brings analytics to London Six Days Cycling Series

Cycling enthusiasts can look forward to seeing the speed, cadence and heart rate of some of the fastest cycling professionals in the world up close like never before

London, UK – 20 October 2016 – size data Signed a three-year technology partnership agreement with UK sports management company Madison Sports Group Providing data and analysis for their six-day indoor cycling series in London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen and Mallorca. The first Six Days of Cycling will be held at the Lee Valley Velodrome in London from 25-30 October.

This Six Days Series is an elite indoor track cycling competition that brings together some of the best professional riders in the world. Teams of two drivers compete in multiple races in a variety of sprint and endurance events. The team with the most laps on the remaining fields will lead the overall standings.

All bikes and riders will be equipped with speed, cadence and heart rate sensors. Additionally, Dimension Data’s technology will track the location of each bike. The data will be analyzed, transmitted from the sensors via Dimension Data’s private network, and displayed in real time on screens at the racetrack and also live on TV at Eurosport.Cycling enthusiasts can also follow the race with the six-day series website.

Rob Webster, “Across more than 70 kilometers of track, our technical team looks forward to tracking and analyzing some of the world’s fastest cycling pros in close quarters and in real time. For the first time we will also be tracking the heart rates of all the riders participating in the six-day series. “

Dimension Data’s analytics platform will be hosted entirely in the cloud. Additionally, the company is using its “race in the case,” which includes minimal ground infrastructure. “This means our technical solutions can be easily transported and quickly set up in different venues,” Webster said.

Mark Darbon, CEO of Madison Sports Group, said: “Our goal is to provide our fans with an unprecedented viewing experience, whether they are at the racetrack, watching the race at home on TV, or following our website. At the heart of this, it is a pleasure to work with Dimension Data to keep us at the forefront of all our activities.”

The real-time tracking site will be on dimensiondata.com/sixdaycycling You can follow the game at:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sixdaycycling
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SixDayCycling/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sixdaycycling/


About dimension data
Dimension Data harnesses the power of technology to help organizations achieve greatness in the digital age. As a member of the NTT Group, we accelerate the realization of our clients’ ambitions through digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, future-proof workspaces and cybersecurity. With $7.5 billion in revenue, 31,000 employees and offices in 58 countries, we serve customers at every stage of their technology journey, wherever they are located. We are proud to be the Official Technology Partner of the Amaury Sport Organization, which owns the Tour de France, and the Title Partner of Team Dimension Data, cycling team Qhubeka.visit us http://www.dimensiondata.com/

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