Gloucester Rugby announces Official IT Partner
Gloucester Rugby has today announced a groundbreaking technology partnership with leading technology and IT support company Emerge Digital.
As part of this partnership Emerge Digital and Gloucester Rugby will work together to secure and manage the business infrastructure and ensure the operational performance off the pitch is as outstanding as the team’s performance on it. As the first step, Emerge Digital will create a state-of-the-art Managed IT Support Service to enable operational excellence, whilst simultaneously raising defences and lowering costs.
Within the partnership, Emerge Digital and Gloucester Rugby will explore revolutionary ways in which the club uses technology to create a unified experience for supporters, employees and partners of Gloucester Rugby, and in the process set a new engagement benchmark in the world of sport.
"We’re delighted to welcome Emerge Digital on board and are looking forward to working with them."
Adam Benson, Chief Commercial Officer - Gloucester Rugby
Gloucester Rugby’s Chief Commercial Officer, Adam Benson comments:
“In this day and age, no organisation can flourish without first-class IT Services and the reassurance that state of the art Cyber Security services provides.
“Emerge Digital will manage those aspects of our business for us. We’re delighted to welcome them on board and are looking forward to working with them.”
“As a lifelong rugby fan, it is such a great privilege to be selected as the Official IT Partner for Gloucester Rugby. We are looking forward to supporting the staff that make the success of the team on the pitch possible. The Emerge Digital team worked hard in what was a very competitive process and winning is always a pleasure” said Nigel Church, CEO of Emerge Digital.
“We feel that the core values of both our organisations are well aligned and we are very excited by the opportunities that this relationship creates for both businesses.” Added Paul Hillis, Sales Director of Emerge Digital.
“We therefore firmly believe that this is in its true sense, not just a partnership, but a sign of a new reality – one where technology is transforming business into a team sport.”