Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox struggled with an old and out of date intranet that only served a small portion of their employee base. The intranet could not be easily updated, was based on older legacy technologies and was not mobile friendly.

The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. The Red Sox have won eight World Series championships and have played in twelve. Founded in 1901 as one of the American League’s eight charter franchises, the Red Sox’ home ballpark has been Fenway Park since 1912. The “Red Sox” name was chosen by the team owner, John I. Taylor, around 1908, following the lead of previous teams that had been known as the “Boston Red Stockings”, including the forerunner of the Atlanta Braves.

The Boston Red Sox turned to Akumina to help them migrate into the Microsoft cloud leveraging Office 365 and Azure, to create an immersive, mobile-first and baseball game oriented experience that would be available to all employees – full time and seasonal – and on any device and in any language.