West Ham football club teams up with Acronis

Cyber provider Acronis has become West Ham United Football Club’s official cyber protection partner, providing integrated data protection and cyber security solutions for the English Premier League Football Club.

The club’s IT department will use the MI-enhanced Cyber Protect solution which integrates data protection with cyber security, prevents cyber attacks, and helps avoid downtime. This tool combines automation and integration, ensuring the prevention, detection, response, recovery and analysis needed to safeguard all workloads while streamlining protection efforts.

Announcing the cyber protection partnership, 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 vice-president of sales for Europe, Israel and Turkey added: “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.”

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.

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