London, 28th March, 2022 – Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection today announced the Official Cyber Protection Partnership with the English Premier League Football Club West Ham United. Ingram Micro, a global distributor of innovative technology products, will support the partnership as the Acronis’ #CyberFit Partner, in line with the Acronis #TeamUp programme for services providers and cloud distributors.
The Club’s IT department will use Acronis Cyber Protect, an innovative Machine Intelligence (MI) enhanced solution that integrates data protection with cybersecurity, prevents cyberattacks, and helps avoid downtime. This technology combines automation and integration, ensuring the prevention, detection, response, recovery, and analysis needed to safeguard all workloads while streamlining protection efforts. Acronis cyber protection provides the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) services required to protect the modern sport.
Nathan Thompson, Chief Commercial Officer at West Ham United, said: “We are thrilled to team up with Acronis as the Club’s Official Cyber Protection Partner. Protecting our data, which includes that of our supporters, is of the highest priority for us and Acronis is the perfect partner to help us do so. Acronis are the industry benchmark of quality and security and are a company we are looking forward to working very closely with over the coming seasons”.
Ronan McCurtin, Acronis VP of Sales Europe, Israel and Turkey said: “At the highest level of competition, data is a critical asset in football. Acronis’ solutions are perfectly suited for a high-pressure, digitally intensive environment. We are proud to partner with West Ham United and look forward to our joint projects in the future. We are confident this partnership will benefit West Ham United, Acronis, and all our partners and customers.”
Ingram Micro Cloud is the UK’s largest cloud growth enabler of technology solutions. As Acronis’ #Cyberfit Partner, Ingram Micro Cloud guides businesses in realising the potential of Acronis’ industry-leading solutions, delivering a full spectrum of products and services around the world. With deep expertise in cybersecurity, IaaS, SaaS, and Modern Workplace, Ingram Micro Cloud empowers partners to operate efficiently and securely in the markets they serve.
Acronis maintains a wide portfolio of sports partnerships across the global sports landscape, including top European football, motorsports, basketball, American football, baseball, and sailing teams. West Ham United will benefit from the extensive experience Acronis has in delivering innovative solutions for world-class sporting organisations.
West Ham United, originally formed as Thames Ironworks FC in 1895, compete in the English Premier League. With their famed Academy of Football at the heart of the club, they are enjoying a successful European campaign this season whilst continuing to challenge at the top end of the Premier league.
Managed service providers (MSPs) are invited to review the Acronis #TeamUp Program and support elite sports teams in their area. For more information, please visit https://www.acronis.com/en-us/lp/msp-sports/
At Acronis, we believe the data, applications, systems and productivity of every organisation should be protected against loss, theft, and downtime – whether it’s caused by cyberattacks, hardware failure, natural disaster, or human error. From MSPs supporting clients to enterprises serving global users to organisations handling sensitive data, we lower risks, improve productivity and ensure your organisation is #CyberFit.
Driven by our passion to protect every workload, we’ve created the only all-in-one cyber protection solution for environments of any size – and solved the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) challenges of the modern world.
With our unique combination of automation and integration, you gain all of the prevention, detection, response, recovery, and forensics capabilities needed to safeguard all of your workloads while streamlining your protection efforts.
Learn more about Acronis #CyberFit Sports here: https://acronis.sport
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About Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro Cloud brings together innovators and problem solvers to help the world accomplish more. It facilitates and manages the cloud’s complex digital value chain—all powered by CloudBlue technology. Ingram Micro Cloud operates in 76 countries with over 55,000 reseller partners, and its Cloud Marketplace serves 17.2 million seats, offering more than 120 cloud solutions. With unmatched global reach, easy access to automated go-to-market and integration tools, deep technical expertise, and a curated selection of scalable SaaS and IaaS solutions, Ingram Micro Cloud helps vendors, resellers and managed service providers by offering More as a Service. Detailed information is available at https://www.ingrammicrocloud.com/uk/en/.