Major League Baseball Partners with Citrix®
MLB pivots with Citrix as Official Workspace and App Delivery Partner to leverage unique digital solutions in building league’s future business operations
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – March 16, 2021 –Major League Baseball (MLB) and Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) today announced a new multi-year, multi-dimensional partnership that will help evolve MLB’s business operations in an increasingly mobile and remote industry. To adapt to changes throughout its business, MLB has selected Citrix as its Official Workspace and App Delivery Partner. The league will utilize Citrix’s digital workspace solutions so employees can build and deliver the future of baseball in a more agile fashion.
“Much like players on the field, our internal teams need agility and innovative tools that allow them to quickly and easily access the resources they need to perform at their best,” said Chris Marinak, MLB Chief Operations & Strategy Officer. “Using Citrix, we can enable our employees to maximize productivity and performance from wherever they are.”
Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, MLB will leverage Citrix digital workspace solutions, including Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops™ and Citrix ADC™ , to provide employees with unified access to everything they need to get work done, from anywhere – at home, from a ballpark, in the office or on the road. Also as part of the deal, Citrix will extend its advertising campaigns to MLB digital platforms, Jewel Events such as the All-Star Game and World Series, ballparks around the country, MLB Network programming and broadcast partners including FOX and ESPN.
“The last year has been one of unprecedented change, but one thing remains the same: people need and want to connect through sports,” said Tim Minahan, Executive Vice President of Strategy, Citrix. “We are proud to be teaming with MLB to power their highly dynamic work environment and help them continue to innovate to keep their employees and fans engaged.”
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