Achieving excellence in multi-channel multi-brand retailing

Sports Direct International plc is today the UK’s largest sporting goods retailer by revenue, and operates a diversified portfolio of sports, fitness, fashion and lifestyle fascias and brands. Quru has provided consultancy and support to Sports Direct to improve the security, reliability and integrity of their Linux environment.


Quru has provided Sports Direct with consultancy and training on the implementation of Red Hat Satellite 6 to enable the introduction of standardised operating environments at Sports Direct, as well as to provide timely patching in a controlled and repeatable manner.

This has been supplemented with the implementation of Ansible and AWX to enable automation of mundane tasks, increasing productivity and reducing the risk of unplanned downtime.

About Quru

Quru was a market leader in the technical development, deployment and support of Linux and open source solutions that help organisations to reduce costs and increase operational agility and capability. It also developed multiple award-winning software solutions ranging from mobile phone apps to global enterprise systems.

Quru ceased trading in 2020.