Team DSM announce Cisco Webex as official collaboration partner

Partner Announcements

Team DSM and Cisco Webex are proud to announce a strategic partnership. As an official partner, the Webex platform and devices will be the collaboration platform of the WorldTour cycling team, allowing the team to be connected in a hybrid world.

In today’s world the way we work has evolved for everyone, requiring collaboration and involvement from people spread across many different time zones. The Webex platform will be integrated into the team’s day-to-day activities to drive collaboration across all areas of the team from any location in the world, not only within the team but also with their specialists, partners and global fan base.

In addition to their day-to-day use, Webex will help the team to improve their future performances and meet their elite sports mission. By providing a seamless connection from location at team camps or races, to their performance and innovation team back at their headquarters, the team can plan for an even better day tomorrow.

Cisco’s Collaboration Director Vaughan Klein said: “More than ever before, collaboration technologies like Webex will enable sports to be hybrid by bridging in-person and virtual experiences, and support world-class teams like Team DSM to reach their full potential. We’re proud to partner with Team DSM as they reimagine how they work, connect and train in the new normal and constantly step up to ‘keep challenging’ the status quo. It is an inspiring vision that touches millions and contributes to their ongoing success.”

Team DSM’s Head of Business Strategy Jan Wermink said: “We are thrilled to share this partnership with Cisco Webex. Cisco is a world leading IT company and a true driver of innovation. Our philosophy within the team is about a committed joint effort to constantly improve and achieve our dreams. Cisco is all about collaboration, networking, security, sharing information and fast communication and therefore a genuine match with our team. Furthermore, this strategic partnership opens up great new opportunities of engagement with our fans. We look forward to our cooperation in the coming years.”