Acronis announces partnership with Renault e.Dams

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Acronis, a global hybrid cloud IT data protection service provider and Renault Sport Racing have today announced a new technology partnership, which will see them provide cloud storage, backup, and active ransomware protection based on artificial intelligence for the Renault Sport Racing IT infrastructure.

“We are happy to have Acronis as a partner, as they share our values and passions for innovation. Every team needs data to improve performance and technology, and we are now sure every bit of our data is protected and accessible to us when we need it,” said Alain Prost, co-owner of Renault e.dams Formula E Team.

Renault Sport Racing will begin deploying the technology starting with AcronisStorage, an innovative software-defined storage (SDS) solution, to achieve scalability and streamline the management of rapidly growing amounts of data. High definition video feeds, race simulation models, designs, wind tunnel tests, and telemetry data must be stored, protected and shared among multiple teams to ensure performance improvements, as well as compliance with FIA regulations regarding the access to historical data. AcronisStorage and backup cloud solutions will help Renault Sport Racing and Renault-e.dams Team avoid downtime and any disruptions caused by data loss.

Renault Sport Racing chose the Swiss software provider because of its industry-proven products are used by many manufacturing and automotive companies due to its innovative capabilities in regard to software-defined storage.

Acronis Storage offers universal access over multiple protocols iSCSI, S3, Acronis Backup Gateway, NFS, and SMB/CIFS and VTL coming soon in 2018. Acronis CloudRAID technology provides seamless scalability for redundancy, Blockchain-based Acronis Notary allows data certification and validation. With new capabilities available to customers every quarter, Acronis ensures that the constantly evolving customer needs are covered.

“We’re pleased to welcome our new innovative technology partner and as Team Partner of our Formula E Team Renault-e.dams. We operate in a highly competitive environment where losing data is not an option. As a global leader in data protection with a proven track record in the automotive industry, Acronis is perfectly positioned to protect our systems from downtime caused by data loss,” added Cyril Abiteboul, Renault Sport Racing managing director.

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