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West Ham partners with Acronis for cyber protection

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Acronis will be West Ham United Football Club’s official cyber protection partner.

Under the Official Cyber Protection Partnership, Acronis will provide the club with integrated data protection and cyber security solutions. Ingram Micro will also provide support as Acronis’ CyberFit Partner, as part of the company’s ‘TeamUp’ programme for services providers and cloud distributors.

The club’s IT department will now utilise the Acronis Cyber Protect, a machine intelligence (MI) enhanced solution that integrates data protection with cybersecurity, designed to prevent cyberattacks,and help avoid downtime.

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, 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.”

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