Munster Rugby is one of the four professional provincial rugby teams from the island of Ireland. They compete in the United Rugby Championship and the European Rugby Champions Cup. The team represents the IRFU’s Munster Branch, which is responsible for rugby union throughout the Irish province of Munster. Munster Rugby operates out of their HQ at Musgrave Park, Cork and their offices in Thomand Park, Limerick.
Establishing a secure and flexible hybrid working environment was front of mind for Philip Quinn, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Munster Rugby. Non-negotiables to their IT infrastructure included security and data management as they navigated into a hybrid model. Philip and his team turned to ActionPoint, who have been a trusted technology partner to Munster Rugby for over 12 years, for guidance on how best to facilitate modern work without comprising on security.
- Multi- Factor Authentication (MFA): Rolling out MFA across all devices through Office 365, Munster Rugby were able to add an extra layer of security to their data protection. As a high-profile sports organisation, they are constantly open to attacks. Having MFA has greatly reduced the risks of attack on their networks.
- Modern Workplace Infrastructure: Prior to the pandemic in 2020, the team at Munster Rugby had begun their modern workplace journey. The rollout of Intune to facilitate mobile and laptop device management, allowing their teams to work securely and efficiently from home.
- Outsourced IT Infrastructure management: As a result of their partnership with ActionPoint, Philip and his team can put their trust in ActionPoint’s dedicated support team to manage, protect and secure their IT Infrastructure, allowing them to continue to bring further success to Munster Rugby through other aspects of the business.
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