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Dimension Data And Team Dimension Data To Test New Technology Solutions At Tour Of California

SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the $7.5 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, said today that it will test new technology solutions at the Amgen Tour of California, which kicks off in San Diego on Sunday, that will further accelerate the world of sport into the digital era. The Amgen Tour of California, which covers 782.7 miles and climbs 65,000 feet, is the largest and most prestigious cycling event in the U.S.

During the eight-day stage race, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka riders will generate data including heart rate, speed, power, cadence, and position within the peloton. This data will be captured via a Dimension Data tracking solution. The raw data will be transmitted to Dimension Data's cloud where it will be analyzed to provide insights through speed and group comparisons across different parts of the route, and shared via social media including

. The solution is an example of Dimension Data's ability to combine Internet of Things and cloud technology with data analytics, in order to drive a revolutionary outcome in the world of professional cycling.

Last year Dimension Data and Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.), which owns the Tour de France...