Williams Racing expands its partnership with Acronis to ensure cyber protection of critical workloads

Acronis and Williams Racing have renewed their technology partnership, extending the areas of cooperation and driving the adoption of award-winning cyber protection technology across the entire Williams Racing IT infrastructure.

As part of the Official Cyber Protection partnership, Williams Racing will continue the use of Acronis Cyber Protect across its IT infrastructure. According to the manufacturer, its solution, which is used by elite sports teams around the world, integrates fast and reliable backup, AI-powered anti-malware and antivirus and comprehensive endpoint management, all managed from a single interface. The cyber protection approach reportedly eliminates complexity and makes it simple for teams to manage and monitor workloads, data, applications and systems across an entire network.

“Acronis Cyber Protection encompasses all areas of workload protection, simplifies data management and prevents cyberattacks,” said Graeme Hackland, Williams Racing Chief Information Officer. “It’s a constantly changing environment. To have a technology partner whose technology meets the modern day needs and leads the market is critical for our team to regain competitive advantage.”

During the last year, more than 15 new teams partnered with Acronis, pushing the total number of sports team in the Acronis #CyberFit Sports portfolio to over 50. San Diego Padres, Washington Football Team, Atlético de Madrid, Toyota Gazoo Racing, Roborace, Airspeeder, and many other teams chose Acronis to protect their edge.

“Acronis technology is designed to address the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity and security (SAPAS) challenges of modern organisations – at the highest levels of business and competitive sport,” said Jan-Jaap Jager, Acronis Chief Operating Officer. “This design methodology ensures the highest calibre of cyber protection for all workloads, data, applications, and systems, keeping data tamper-free and easily accessible for smooth day-to-day operations. Data is critical in Formula One and we are proud of being part of Williams Racing’ journey.”



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