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Avaya powers the hockey Mecca: Montreal Canadiens’ Bell Centre

In the sports world there is no team more revered by its city than the Montreal Canadiens. With all due respect to Green Back Packer, New York Yankee or New England Patriots fans, you don’t know the absolute die-hard devotion of a Canadiens supporter. The team has also had an unparalleled level of success in North American sports with 24 Stanley Cup Championships and an equal number of players in the recently released NHL's top 100 players of all time

Source: Network World

The Quakes Shake Up Game-Day Engagement

Off the field, things are changing as well. Sports fans like their smart phones. Avaya Stadium in San Jose has taken that one step forward. The stadium’s app allows fans during games the ability to get player stats as well as buy tickets and connect to social media. This is part of a broader trend in "smart stadiums


The Quakes Shake Up Game-Day Engagement

A spokesperson for the Quakes, explains how setting the bar for connectivity elevates fans’ experiences from the comfort of their seats.

Source: Media Planet

Avaya Giving San Jose Earthquakes Digital Boost For In-Stadium Fan Experience

San Jose Earthquake fans can now expect even more benefits for the second season at Avaya Stadium with the release of the Avaya Stadium Mobile App. The app is an extension from previous stadium amenities that has enhanced the game day experience for Earthquake fans.

Source: SportTechie

Fan experience soars with arrival of Wi-Fi at Montreal Canadiens’ Bell Centre

Fans of the National Hockey League’s Montreal Canadiens finally have a technological stadium experience that matches the team’s successful on-ice legacy, with the debut this season of a fan-facing Wi-Fi network that empowers a wide range of services meant to make the game-day experience second to none.

Source: Mobile Sports Report

English Premier League giants Arsenal to play in 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game in San Jose

English Premier League giants Arsenal will face the best of MLS in the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game.


Avaya Plays Sports

Most sports sponsorships are little more than advertising. There’s no doubt that some goodwill is generated from Avaya’s sponsorship of the stadium where the San Jose Earthquakes play in California. But the real game is practice development.

Source: Unified Communications Strategies

Key Sectors Using Virtual Reality Technology

Infographic illustrating the top ten areas being revolutionised by VR, from city planning and luxury cruises to collaborative engineering and advertising.

Source: Raconteur/The Times

Avaya Fortifies Montreal's Bell Centre with Advanced Wireless Capabilities to Provide High-tech Experience to Fans

Avaya, a provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, collaborates with Montreal's Bell Centre, a Hockey arena, for supporting the centre's unified digital strategy of upgrading the network and fortifying wireless capabilities to provide high-tech experience to fans.

Source: CIOReview

Avaya boosts stadium Wi-Fi in Montreal

At the Bell Centre in Montreal, Avaya has deployed a new stadium Wi-Fi network aimed at ramping up fan engagement.

Source: TechTarget

San Jose Earthquakes score big with new cloud-enabled stadium | #SportsDataSV 2015

There’s a new game in town, and the San Jose Earthquakes just completed its inaugural season by selling out every game. The team’s new home, Avaya Stadium also received the Product Innovation Award at TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2015 for being the first cloud-enabled stadium in Major League Soccer.

Source: Silicon Angle

The Fifth Wall: Next Generation Digital Technology and the Arts

"Not long ago we went to see “the wall.”  This was during a press tour at a San Jose Earthquake soccer game in their new Avaya Stadium, named after the multinational tech company whose products enable “next generation customer engagement.”

Source: San Francisco Classical Voice

Minding My Business With Rapids VP/Ticket Sales & Service Sean Ream

You make your own luck. In a world where everybody’s trying to get to the top, it’s really important to understand that your dedication to achieving a goal is what allows you to succeed.

Source: Sports Business Daily

New Orlando City Stadium Experience Inspired by Other MLS Venues

In their quest to create an optimal fan experience at their new downtown stadium, Orlando City brass took inspiration from other venues around Major League Soccer.

Source: SB Nation

SJ Earthquakes Midseason Review: The Avaya Effect

Halfway through the MLS regular season, we highlight comments compiled from Football Every Day’s extensive post-match interviews, with the first part of our San Jose Earthquakes midseason review focused on the impact of the club’s new stadium on the team atmosphere and their home performances.

Source: Football Every Day

Avaya Stadium Named Product Innovation Award Winner

The San Jose Earthquakes announced today that Avaya Stadium was named the Product Innovation Award winner at TheStadiumBusiness Awards 2015. Avaya Stadium received the prestigious honor for being the first cloud-enabled stadium in Major League Soccer.

Source: San Jose Earthquakes

Avaya supports The Ashes 2015 with new media network

Avaya will provide the communications network to support next-generation media coverage of the first Test of the 2015 Investec Ashes series to be staged at Glamorgan County Cricket Club’s SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, from 8 – 12 July.

Source: TVBEurope

Avaya Stadium cited as chief reason for MLS All-Star Game's return to San Jose in 2016

There were six speakers on the raised platform that included luminaries as MLS deputy commissioner Mark Abbott, San Jose Earthquakes president David Kaval and San Jose mayor Sam Liccardo. Yet all six were overshadowed -- literally and figuratively -- by the real star of Thursday’s show...

Source: MLS Soccer

San Jose Earthquakes’ Avaya Stadium bringing uniqueness to MLS soccer stadiums

As Major League’s soccer magnitude in the American sports landscape continues to expand, so will the stadiums that house the league’s teams.

Source: NBC Sports

Silicon Valley sponsor, Avaya, joining forces with Brad Keselowski

When 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski rolls into Kansas Speedway next weekend, his No. 2 Penske Ford will have a very different look, thanks to sponsorship from new partner Avaya, a Silicon Valley-based communications partner.

Source: Fox Sports

IndyCar: Avaya backing for Pagenaud at Indy 500

Avaya will sponsor the Team Penske entry of Simon Pagenaud for at least four Verizon IndyCar Series races beginning with the 99th Indianapolis 500.


San Jose Earthquakes Name Avaya As Stadium Sponsor

On Wednesday, the San Jose Earthquakes announced Avaya as their stadium sponsor. The deal is worth $20 million over the next 10 years. Avaya is a business communications company based in Santa Clara.

Source: Fansided

A High-Tech Soccer Stadium in Silicon Valley

HOK’s design of the San Jose Earthquakes’ Major League Soccer stadium emphasizes the fan experience by creating an intimate atmosphere that brings spectators close to the action.


Avaya, HP Ink Joint Sponsorship Deal With Team Penske's NASCAR, IndyCar Teams

In the same week in which one major tech company left NASCAR, another one is entering, as California-based IT firm Avaya this afternoon will announce a deal with Team Penske that also extends to the organization's IndyCar team.

Source: Sports Business Daily