Zeetta Networks’ delivered the first commercial deployment of NetOS Enterprise™ to Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol, UK in 2018.
The 24/7 multi-purpose venue has a complex network and service environment supporting sports, hospitality, conferences and large-scale events.
Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol
Ashton Gate Stadium is the largest stadium in South-West England with a 27,000 capacity. Ashton Gate Stadium is home to Bristol City FC and Bristol Bears RFC. It has state-of-the-art conference facilities and is a major exhibition and hospitality venue.
In 2019 Ashton Gate Stadium hosted a Summer Series of concerts featuring Rod Stewart, Take That, Muse and the Spice Girls, welcoming a hundred thousand fans to the stadium during the series. Stadium capacity as a concert venue is 34,000.
Smart Stadium Complexity
Ashton Gate Stadium is a complex enterprise environment. The stadium network including mult-vendor public Wi-Fi has in excess of 300 network elements and is configured to support high crowd densities.
The stadium network supports a huge number of services from electronic point-of-sale (ePOS) terminals in bars and concessions to CCTV to electronic turnstiles and player biometrics.
NetOS Enterprise™ is a network control and management software platform designed to deliver intelligent network automation to complex enterprises and managed service providers.
NetOS Enterprise is an ideal system for managing complex enterprise networks such as stadiums, race-courses and other sports venues where there are multiple mission-critical and business-critical services running in areas with high crowd density and demand for digital connectivity.