Manchester United (NYSE: MANU) said it has announced a ground-breaking global partnership with leading IT services company HCL Technologies.
part of this partnership HCL and Manchester United will work together to explore and unveil a number of digital initiatives to transform the experience of the club´s 659 million global followers.
As the first step, HCL will create a state-of-the-art United Xperience Lab to be housed within the iconic Old Trafford stadium, which will make it the seventh such lab across the world. Within the lab, HCL and Manchester United will explore revolutionary ways in which the club uses technology to create a unified fan experience for supporters, and in the process set a new engagement benchmark in the world of sport.
Manchester United is one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world, playing one of the most popular spectator sports on Earth.
HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company working with clients in the areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its emergence on the global landscape after its IPO in 1999, HCL has focused on ´transformational outsourcing´, underlined by innovation and value creation, offering an integrated portfolio of services including software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services and Business services.