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Acronis Partners with DS Techeetah

DS Techeetah and Acronis have announced a new collaborative partnership…

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DS Techeetah has announced cyber protection specialist, Acronis, as a new team technology partner.

The Chinese-entered, French-based team and Acronis have entered into a three-year partnership which will feature the Acronis logo on the DS E-Tense FE19 car from the Hong Kong E-Prix onwards.

Acronis will provide backup, storage, and disaster recovery solutions, protecting the valuabledata that repeatedly puts DS Techeetah in front of its competitors.

The partnership with Acronis will help the team address the Five Vectors of Cyber Protection — safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) – which ensure data is fully protected from modern cyber threats while remaining easily accessible and verifiable.

Acronis is a global cyber protection leader with corporate headquarters in Switzerland and
international headquarters in Singapore.

More than 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses across the globe use Acronis products to safeguard their data – including 79 of the top 100 most valuable brands.

“Acronis is a world leader in the field of cyber protection and disaster recovery software, and we are very pleased to welcome them to the DS Techeetah family,” said DS Techeetah’s Chief Commercial Officer Keith Smout.

“This partnership will open up new mechanisms for data analysis and predictive capability in the high-pressure environment of Formula E.

“We look forward to building a winning relationship together – both on track and in the world of global technology.”

Dan Havens, Acronis’ Growth Officer commented: “Acronis technology fits the high-paced environment of motorsport teams.

“We are pleased to join DS Techeetah’s partner ecosystem, covering all aspects of cyber protection with the world’s most innovative technology.

“We are proud to be associated with such a winning team and look forward to a long, successful partnership.”

Sam Smith is e-racing365's Formula E Editor. A 20-year veteran in motorsports media, including press officer roles in both the FIA Sportscar Championship and at Lola Group, Smith is a well-known face in the Formula E paddock, where he served as series editor for from 2014-17. Contact Sam

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