Golden Fox alpine race 2024: connected to winning moments with HPE Aruba Networking
ORG. TEND d.o.o. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise operated by Selectium help speed media coverage of famous event
The Jubilee 60th edition of the Golden Fox, the most prestigious women’s alpine race of the ski season, took place between January 6 and 7, 2024 in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia. Technology at the heart of the media facilities for the event centered on HPE Aruba Networking solutions provided by ORG. TEND d.o.o and Hewlett Packard Enterprise operated by Selectium.
On the slopes of Vitranac, the best female alpine skiers in the world competed against the clock. Canadian Valerie Grenier was happy with victory in the giant slalom, and a day later, victory in the slalom test confirmed Slovakian Petra Vlhova as the slalom queen.
Getting the long-established contest in front of the public is an important task, so ensuring effective media coverage is vitally important to the successful running of the event. ORG. TEND d.o.o. were responsible for providing the press room with technology to enable media representatives to continuously monitor the prestigious downhill contest and to provide fast and reliable connections to the world.
“For the 20th year in a row, we have ensured excellent IT conditions for all journalists and, of course, the up-to-date information on the website for all those who did not watch the downhill events live at the location. In providing a fast, secure and reliable wireless network, we used HPE Aruba Networking technology provided by Hewlett Packard Enterprise operated by Selectium,” explained ORG. TEND company director Aleš Polajnko.
In the media center a 10G switch Aruba 2930M ensured a reliable wired connection and power supply to the access points while wireless connectivity was ensured by powerful Wi-Fi 6E Aruba AP-635 and Aruba AP-505H Wi-Fi 6 access points.
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ORG. TEND d.o.o. offers high-quality and effective information solutions, services and equipment and provides top-notch security solutions from renowned global manufacturers via their partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise operated by Selectium.