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Dimension Data's big data truck

Fitted with cutting-edge technology, the big data truck is the end-to-end hub for all tracking and analytics activities. It’s equipped to be a highly flexible and powerful data mobile centre.


Total distance travelled
4,626.4km

Total hours spent on the road
76.5hours

Race data processed on final day
5.1mrecords

Total data processed
127.8mrecords

How the data flows

From sensors on each bike in the race … to graphics on TV and online screens around the world. Here’s how our tech worked at the Tour.

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What the Tour de France can teach businesses about digital transformation
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Guest blog - What the Tour de France can teach businesses about digital transformation

Pro cycling is a thrilling sport, but watching it on TV has never been the most immersive experience for the casual fan who hasn’t donned lycra and been caught in the middle of a ‘live’ peloton themselves. Unlike Formula 1 broadcasts, where viewers can hear the scream of engines and see real-time data on each car’s speed or G-forces, cycle racing has largely avoided such bells and whistles.

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Team Dimension Data - the tech behind the business
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Team Dimension Data: the tech behind the business

What technology helps to keep Team Dimension Data on the road and their fans informed?

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Predicting the machine-learning future
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Predicting the machine-learning future

From real-time predictions of pro cycling race scenarios, to self-driving cars – here’s what machine learning will offer digital businesses

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Guest Blog Post - Tech de France
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Guest Blog Post - Tech de France

I have a confession to make, well two actually – data doesn’t turn me on and I haven’t ridden a push bike on a road for some time. All the more reason to spend a couple of days with Dimension Data at the Tour de France.

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