November 02, 2023 – The Big Ten Conference and Big Ten Network (BTN) today announced the addition of IFS, the global cloud enterprise software company, as an official partner of the Big Ten Conference, the nation’s premier athletic and academic conference. As the first-ever technology partner of the conference and network, IFS becomes the Official Technology Partner of the Big Ten Conference.
“As the first Official Technology Partner of the Big Ten Conference, we are looking forward to exploring the benefits of IFS’s advanced technology, primarily in support of the scheduling process,” said Big Ten Chief Operating Officer Kerry Kenny.
Throughout the partnership, IFS will provide feature segments on BTN and deliver advanced statistics into game broadcasts. In addition, IFS will present the Big Ten Football Players of the Week awards and serve as the presenting sponsor of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament. The IFS brand will also be featured in an array of media assets and TV visible signage in Big Ten men’s and women’s basketball, football, and various Olympic sports.
“IFS has experienced rapid growth over recent years and we’re proud that the U.S. is the company’s largest market,” said Oliver Pilgerstorfer, IFS’s Chief Marketing Officer. “The Big Ten Conference is an excellent platform for IFS to build further visibility and demonstrate the power of our advanced technology. We are excited to start the partnership looking at ways that the Big Ten Conference can benefit from IFS.ai.”
“IFS, and their commitment to innovation and results, makes for the ideal technology partner for BTN and its viewers,” added BTN President François McGillicuddy.
IFS develops and delivers cloud enterprise software for companies around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. Within our single platform, our industry specific products are innately connected to a single data model and use embedded digital innovation so that our customers can be their best when it really matters to their customers—at the Moment of Service™. The industry expertise of our people and of our growing ecosystem, together with a commitment to deliver value at every single step, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of over 6,000 employees every day live our values of agility, trustworthiness and collaboration in how we support our 6,500+ customers. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.com.
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