In Pictures: Avaya builds massive Wi-Fi net for 2014 Winter Olympics

BYOD for 30,000 people creates extraordinary demands on the network

APRES SKI After the games end on Feb 23, much of Avaya’s infrastructure will be removed. But the telecom facilities it has built for the Games – including the telephone and IP networking for the Olympics skiing venue in the Caucasus, where a new resort town is being erected, will remain. The company will also be helping to develop telecom facilities for the Grand Prix auto races that will be held in Sochi later in 2014, and soccer matches there that will be part of the 2018 World Cup.“We will be leaving behind quite a legacy telecom system when we leave Sochi,” says Frohwerk.

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