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Williams F1 teams up with Acronis

Formula One motor-racing team Williams has entered into a partnership with hybrid cloud data protection company Acronis.

As part of the deal, the length of which was not disclosed, Acronis will provide the British team with data protection solutions such as backup, disaster recovery, software-defined storage, and file sync and share.

The partnership is designed to assist Williams in dealing with its data without compromising the security and flexibility mandated by F1.

“Technical innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Williams, and with that comes a crucial need to protect our data,” Claire Williams, deputy team principal for Williams Racing, said. “Acronis will protect Williams’ on-premise and cloud service data with backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sync and share solutions.

“We are delighted to be partnering with Acronis whose values mirror our own to push technology and innovation. We look forward to them helping to deliver practical solutions throughout the coming season to support our racing efforts.”