Birmingham 2022 appoints Hewlett Packard

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been appointed as the official venue network infrastructure supporter for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Following a competitive tender process, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, will provide advanced network infrastructure across the entire Games.

As one of the largest sporting events in the world, the Commonwealth Games will bring together thousands of athletes, staff and volunteers across competition and non-competition venues, all of whom will require a flexible, fast and secure network experience.

Beyond the Games, Hewlett Packard Enterprise said it is committed to leaving behind a legacy of digital sustainability in the West Midlands and as will work with local authorities and Birmingham 2022 to ensure that on-site equipment is made available to the community at the conclusion of the Games.

“It is fantastic to have Aruba join us as our Official Venue Network Infrastructure Supporter for Birmingham 2022,” said Adrian Corcoran, chief information officer at Birmingham 2022.

“Aruba, using their expertise as part of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, are the ideal company to provide a complex and flexible network connection, enabling a seamless experience for our workforce, volunteers and athletes. This is such an integral part of Birmingham 2022 and we’re confident Aruba will help us bring the Games to life. Aruba is fully aligned with our sustainability pledge and it’s wonderful to know the company will be working locally to ensure we leave a digital legacy behind.”