DS TECHEETAH takes a step forward with leading cyber protection company Acronis


DS TECHEETAH is extremely pleased to announce a new strategic alliance with global cyber protection specialist, Acronis. The 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 on 10 March 2019.

Acronis will provide backup, storage, and disaster recovery solutions, protecting the valuable data 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.

Acronisis 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.

As one of the leading teams in the ABB FIA Formula E championship, DS TECHEETAH knows that it must collaborate with leading backup and recovery providers – particularly around the increase in cyber threats and the team’s requirements for greater data access while traveling around the world. By establishing this technical partnership, DS TECHEETAH recognizes that Acronis represents a tremendous step forward to ensuring the security and reliability of its data.

“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. 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” said DS TECHEETAH Chief Commercial Officer, Keith Smout.

“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,” said Dan Havens, Acronis Growth Officer.