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8 Technologies Inside New England Patriots Gillette Stadium That Drive Marketing, Networking Decisions

Mark Haranas

Device Families

Extreme Networks and solution providers constantly track which type of devices are on the network, including ones running Apple iOS, Android, Mac, Linux, Windows and Windows Mobile. Patrick Reed, network engineering manager for BEI Net.Works, a Bedford, N.H.-based solution provider and Extreme partner, was tasked with managing the Wi-Fi and analytics during the New England Patriots versus Kansas City Chiefs game on Sept. 7.

"It's still predominantly Apple right now," said Reed a few hours before kickoff. "That's not always the case. In some venues, its more of a 50-50 split between Apple and Android. Marketing people can use that to determine demographics."

 
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