NFL Media Portal Powered by IBM

| February 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

IBM announced on Wednesday that the National Football League has been in conjunction with IBM to develop the NFL Media portal to assist world-wide media to access news and updates concerning the organization.

Reporters will be capable of acquiring a wealth of critical game day information for example injury reports, interview transcripts and statistics as well as historical information about past Super Bowls, the league and its 32 teams, via the portal.

Underpinning this NFL Web presence is IBM’s collaboration portal technology for corporate websites. The IBM portal has assisted the NFL Communications team rationalize and control several crucial media interactions during the football season, including consolidating the media credentials management procedure and dispensing intermittent officiating review and rule change videos, says the company.

IBM’s technology has furthermore added dynamic content including video and audio clips and authorized the league to update content from remote locations, enabling instantaneous information updates as they occur throughout games in progress.

Michael D. Rhodin, general manager, IBM Collaboration and Lotus Software stated “The NFL exemplifies how to use IBM collaboration efficiently to benefit its customers and influencersIBM is proud to support the NFL’s current objectives and to demonstrate future Web 2.0-powered portal innovations at Super Bowl Week.”

IBM launched new software for data center automation that will assist in enabling the benefits of cloud computing for customers earlier this month.

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