Modell's Sporting Goods selects TierPoint IT services

November 23, 2019 - United States Of America

TierPoint, a provider of secure, connected data centre, and cloud solutions at the edge of the internet, has been selected by Modell’s Sporting Goods to provide IBM infrastructure and other cloud services. Modell’s Sporting Goods is the local family sporting goods destination that provides a convenient and compelling shopping experience for athletes.

“Our IT operations, including computing and infrastructure resource needs, are a key component of our ability to succeed in a highly competitive retail marketplace. In the retail industry today, you are constantly looking for ways to stay ahead of the competition and you need the ability to adapt and change fast. We chose TierPoint as a partner in this area due to their experience, reputation and comprehensive suite of services that allow us the real time flexibility in managing our computing resource needs to support our business. Their unique expertise in both IBM and cloud services made them the perfect partner in our transformation away from the traditional data centre,” Modell’s chief technology officer Vincent Damiano said.

“Modell’s is a very smart, progressive organisation with a strong focus on how technology can help them better serve their customers and grow their business. We’re proud to count them among the thousands of organisations that have turned to TierPoint to help them on their journey to IT transformation,” TierPoint Northeast region vice president John Vernazza said.

Among the most trusted names in the business, Modell’s Sporting Goods is America’s oldest, family-owned and operated retailer of sporting goods, athletic footwear, active apparel, and fan gear, with over 150 stores throughout the North-eastern US.