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Solodev, a company from Florida delivering an ecosystem of cloud services, has been selected as a Cloud Consulting Partner of the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, which will take place in Orlando, Florida from June 5th to June 12th. Solodev will be in charge of developing and delivering a cutting-edge cloud infrastructure that will enable digital experiences for players and fans alike.
Over 5,500 athletes and coaches, 20,000 volunteers, and more than 125,000 spectators are expected to attend the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, making it the largest USA Games in history.
An intelligent, secure, and highly scalable cloud approach would be required to ensure a seamless experience for tens of thousands of users. As an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Technology Partner, Solodev has extensive expertise creating “world-class” cloud infrastructures, such as those that enable apps to serve huge communities of users.
Solodev is building and delivering a container-based ‘serverless’ architecture that leverages AWS’s unrivaled array of services to meet the aims of the USA Games. They’ll also supply the required DevOps to let people have a transformational, high-availability digital experience.
“The cloud has become a critical part of our overall digital strategy and we’re proud to have Solodev on our technology team,” said Lonnie Snyder, Chief Information Officer at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games. “We needed a trusted partner to help guide us through key decisions, so we can deliver the best experience for our athletes, coaches, volunteers, spectators, and ambassadors.”
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Solodev has a long history of helping not-for-profit organizations achieve their technological goals by providing best-in-class cloud consulting, content management (CMS), and other digital experience services. This includes government and healthcare institutions with stringent security, scalability, and high availability needs. Solodev’s knowledge would benefit the Special Olympics USA Games by delivering the company’s cloud expertise to support safety and healthcare-related services.
“Being a Cloud Consulting Partner to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games is one of our proudest moments,” said Shawn Moore, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Solodev. “We’re thrilled to have these Games in our home state of Florida, and in a city like Orlando that truly understands the meaning of inclusion and hospitality. Leveraging our cloud expertise to help create a unified and connected event for these incredible athletes – as well as their families, friends, and fans – is part of our own mission to positively impact the world through digital experiences.”
Special Olympics’ mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-style sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to develop physical fitness, show courage, experience joy, and share gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other athletes, and the community. The USA Games are held every four years in the United States, and participants from all across the country compete in a variety of summer sports.
“What we’re building is more than a cloud infrastructure for fan engagement, it’s digital transformation,” said Matt Garrepy, Chief Digital Officer at Solodev. “Our underlying serverless architecture powered by AWS – will have an impact on an athlete’s entire experience. Our team’s contribution will help change lives for the better, and that’s a unique privilege for any company.”