Fans benefit from an application for their smartphone dedicated to the tournament enabling them to check scores or statistics in real time, get the latest news or even live footage and discover exclusive 360° videos of the course. Fans can aslo follow their favorite players live on the course.
The Evian Championship application is available on the App Store.
IBM MobileFirst : The platform for mobile application management
With IBM MobileFirst Platform, speed and development simplicity were essential to enable the application to work on the different mobile environments (iOS, Android) while also assuring security and performance. Hardis Group has worked in close collaboration with IBM on this IBM MobileFirst Platform environment development.
In order to obtain the necessary flexibility for a sports event with demand peaks, the Cloud solution is most suited to answer the organization needs, all while putting security at the forefront.
The infrastructure offered by SoftLayer is the best solution and the most economical choice for the tournament in hosting not only the mobile application but also the official website. The company Smile conducted this implementation for Evian.
IBM is also assisting other sports in technology innovation, such as rugby, basketball or cycling. At all these events, IBM provides a Cloud secured infrastructure and its Analytics and Mobile solutions.