May 13, 2024
Press release

Acronis Expands #TeamUp Program with Calgary Flames, Supported by Expera IT

Acronis announces its latest Acronis #TeamUp partnership with the Calgary Flames, supported by Expera IT.

CALGARY, Alberta – May 13, 2024 – Acronis, a global leader in cybersecurity and data protection, is thrilled to announce its latest Acronis #TeamUp partnership with the Calgary Flames. This collaboration is made possible with the help of Expera Information Technology Inc., an award-winning, world-class, cybersecurity and IT-managed services provider. As the official Acronis #CyberFit Partner, Expera IT is the trusted technology partner for over a hundred leading businesses across Canada.

“We are excited to showcase Expera IT through the Acronis #TeamUp Program,” said Kevin Gross, VP of Partnership Sales and Broadcast at the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation. “Sharing the story of a local business that is dedicated to cutting-edge innovation aligns with the values of the Calgary Flames.”

Acronis offers comprehensive security solutions for MSPs with its unique ability to meet the needs of diverse and distributed IT environments. The Acronis #TeamUp Program exclusively offers managed service providers (MSPs) an opportunity to partner with global sports teams.   

“We are proud to welcome Expera IT and the Calgary Flames to the #TeamUp Program,” said Pat Hurley, RVP Americas at Acronis. “Acronis is solidifying its position in the Canadian market through impactful partnerships and expanding its infrastructure. With the launch of our Toronto Cyber Cloud data center last year, alongside our existing Vancouver facility, we're strategically meeting the growing regional demands. Driven by motivation to achieve excellence, fostering partnerships like the one with Expera IT and the Calgary Flames, showcases our commitment to provide unmatched opportunities to the MSP community. This latest #TeamUp partnership is yet another testament to our continued growth, innovation, and success.”

The partnership will provide Expera IT, as the MSP, with a wide range of sports marketing and business development opportunities including Digitally Enhanced Dashboards for regular season away games, LED exposure on the Power Ring, an annual event at the Scotiabank Saddledome, and much more.

“Expera IT is excited to embark on this journey with Acronis through the #TeamUp Program,” said Vince Fung, Founder & CEO of Expera IT. “We are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of data protection and management to drive operational efficiency and technological empowerment.”

Service providers are invited to join the Acronis #TeamUp Program to deliver Acronis Cyber Protection solutions to world-class and global professional sports teams. To learn more about Acronis’ #TeamUp Program, please visit:

About Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1972, the Flames have a storied history in the NHL, including a Stanley Cup championship in 1989. The team plays its home games at the Scotiabank Saddledome and is a member of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

About Expera Information Technology

Founded in 1996 with a vision to deliver exceptional IT solutions to the small and medium business sector, Expera Information Technology Inc. has provided premier IT management and business consulting services across Canada for over 27 years. Expera IT is a world-class, award-winning IT Managed Services Provider, named one of Canada’s Top 50 Best Managed IT Companies for eight years in a row, and ranked as one of the Top 501 IT Managed Services Providers worldwide. With locations from coast to coast across Canada, IT partners in Europe, South America, and across the USA, Expera IT can meet clients’ needs anywhere, anytime.

If your business is seeking a true technology partner with an exceptional team of “kick-ass” IT professionals who truly care about the success of your business, make technology work seamlessly for your organization, keep you protected from the latest and emerging cyber threats, and make it incredibly easy for you to forget about the challenges of making technology work for you so that your business can thrive, the team at Expera IT is ready to work with you!

For more information about Expera IT, visit: or

About Acronis:

Acronis is a global cyber protection company that provides natively integrated cybersecurity, data protection, and endpoint management for managed service providers (MSPs), small and medium businesses (SMBs), and enterprise IT departments. Acronis solutions are highly efficient and designed to identify, prevent, detect, respond, remediate, and recover from modern cyberthreats with minimal downtime, ensuring data integrity and business continuity. Acronis offers the most comprehensive security solution on the market for MSPs with its unique ability to meet the needs of diverse and distributed IT environments.

A Swiss company founded in Singapore in 2003, Acronis has 15 offices worldwide and employees in 50+ countries. Acronis Cyber Protect is available in 26 languages in 150 countries and is used by over 20,000 service providers to protect over 750,000 businesses. Learn more at
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