West Ham United announces partnership with Acronis

Acronis is a multinational corporation with operations in over 150 countries.

The Premier League outfit, West Ham United (WHU) have announced a new collaboration with a global leader in cyber protection, Acronis. Following this deal, the company has been named as the official cyber protection partner of WHU. 

Acronis Cyber Protect is a groundbreaking Machine Intelligence (MI) amplified cyber security solution that helps prevent cyberattacks and reduces downtime. This technology combines automation and integration to ensure the necessary prevention, detection, response, recovery, and analysis in all areas of the business. Acronis cyber protection services provide the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security needed to protect today’s elite sports teams.

Acronis is a multinational corporation with operations in over 150 countries. Acronis works with and protects over 500,000 businesses from its dual headquarters in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, and Singapore.

Nathan Thompson, Chief Commercial Officer at West Ham United, commented, “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, a global distributor of advanced technology products and services, will be Acronis’ #CyberFit Partner, as part of the Acronis #TeamUp programme for service providers and cloud distributors. Ingram Micro assists businesses in realising the full potential of Acronis’ industry-leading solutions by delivering a full range of products and services globally.

On the field, West Ham United will next take on the 17th place Everton FC on April 3. 

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