NHL develops multi-year partnership with Presidio

In this deal, Presidio has been labelled as the official technology innovation partner of the NHL.

The National Hockey League (NHL) has announced a multi-year deal with Presidio, a leading global digital services and solution provider.

In this deal, the brand has been labelled as the official technology innovation partner of the NHL.

By integrating data, designing, and developing applications to support the transmission of more than 1,300 games yearly, Presidio will help the league’s technology infrastructure advance. This was also a part of the updated NHL Draft Application, which was used in the Nashville-based 2023 NHL Draft on June 28 and 29.

Peter DelGiacco, NHL Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, said, “We’ve made significant investments to build a best-in-class technology infrastructure, and our commitment to innovation in all aspects of the game and business is expansive and ongoing. As a leading global digital services and solutions provider, Presidio will provide us with capabilities to further modernize our infrastructure, and create a foundation of applications for ongoing innovation, including the new NHL Draft Application which we look forward to using at the 2023 NHL Draft.

We’re thrilled to have Presidio join the NHL family and look forward to working together to expand and advance the game, our business and the fan experience.”

Bob Cagnazzi, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Presidio, said, “Presidio has a long-standing vendor relationship with the NHL to innovate, and we’re excited to expand the relationship to become an Official Technology Innovation Partner. A great example of our innovation and digital transformation for the League is the NHL Draft Application in use at the NHL Draft today that our team built to ensure everything from operations, trades, new Player announcements, and more goes smoothly.”

The application use of a hybrid cloud environment where all information is centralised, synced, and integrated throughout all aspects of the NHL, including operations, clubs, communications, central scouting, and central registry. The programme, which is user-friendly and expandable, improved the NHL Draft process by safeguarding, gaining access to, and communicating crucial data including player information, submitting player picks, making player selections public, and doing a lot more.

The application will also have the additional function of integrating NHL Draft data with the NHL Central Registry and NHL Central Scouting outside of the actual NHL Draft.

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