The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee Names Avaya the Official Telecommunication Equipment Supplier for the 2014 Olympic Games
- Avaya to provide communications network to connect Olympic operations staff, athletes, partners, news media and fans across the world for 2014 Olympics
SOCHI, Russia - Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, has been named by the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee as the official supplier of telecom equipment for the 2014 Olympic Games. The agreement was signed earlier today at the annual Sochi 2014 Marketing Club meeting headed by Dmitry Chernyshenko, President of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee and David Johnson, Sponsorship & Key Event Executive Director, Avaya.
As the Official Supplier of Network Equipment to the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, Avaya will be a part of the overall Games technology solutions group. Avaya will provide network, collaboration and communications equipment and work with other technology partners to provide athletes, dignitaries and fans worldwide a full communications experience around the Olympic Games.
Avaya will provide the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee with all technology solutions and communication equipment required to create a single Games telecommunication infrastructure which will integrate the competition venues, press centres and the Olympic Village. The solution includes data transfer equipment, including switches, routers and information security systems, as well as communication equipment, such as telephone and contact centre systems. Avaya experts will design and test the systems together with other Sochi 2014 technology partners.