This cloud helps Special Olympics

redefine winning.

See how the Microsoft Cloud enables
Special Olympics to change how
5 million athletes celebrate results.

This cloud helps Special Olympics

redefine winning.

"Technology empowers us to achieve more. It pushes us to go further."

- Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

THE CHALLENGE

170 countries, 5M athletes

How can Special Olympics unify a massive global organization to help improve the lives of its athletes?

THE SOLUTION & BENEFIT

The Microsoft Cloud enables Special Olympics to run 100,000 events per year globally with an IT team of just six people.

Collaboration

Office 365 connects Special Olympics employees across the world to streamline and simplify the management of 100,000 events in 170 countries each year.
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Scalability

The Games Management System, hosted by Azure, is the backbone of the Special Olympics operation. It scales to instantly deliver performance and health data for 5m athletes globally.
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Results

This cloud makes personal bests go global for 5 million athletes.

Noah Broadwater, CTO of Special Olympics

What was taking us 5 to 9 months of man hours…now with the Microsoft Cloud it is taking us a week…It changes our world dramatically.