September 20, 2021
Press release

Buffalo Bills welcome Fusion Digital as Acronis #CyberFit delivery partner

Team kicks off the 2021 National Football League season with a new stack of cyber protection capabilities

BUFFALO, New York, September 20, 2021 - Today, the Buffalo Bills and Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced an Official Cyber Protection Partnership which will be supported by Fusion Digital. Through this partnership, the Bills will access innovative cyber protection solutions to safeguard data, applications, and systems to optimize data management and defend cyberattacks.

"Acronis has a proven track record of protecting all aspects of sensitive data, applications and systems," said Dan Evans, Vice President of Information Technology for the Buffalo Bills. "We've placed our trust in Acronis, Official Cyber Protection Partner of the Buffalo Bills, to protect our data, prevent external threats and aid with compliance requirements."

The team will use Acronis Cyber Protect, an innovative Machine Intelligence (MI) enhanced solution that integrates data protection with cybersecurity, prevents cyberattacks, and helps avoid downtime. Acronis combines automation and integration, ensuring the prevention, detection, response, recovery, and analysis needed to safeguard all workloads while streamlining protection efforts. Acronis cyber protection provides the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) services required to protect the modern sport.

"We are thrilled to kick off the 2021 NFL season announcing that we are delivering our best-in-class cyber protection services to the Buffalo Bills," said Acronis Vice President and General Manager, Americas, Pat Hurley. "We are excited to bring the expertise of Fusion Digital to this partnership to deliver the strongest data protection and cyber security solutions for the Buffalo Bills' entire personnel, staff, and partners. With the Buffalo Bills now #CyberFit, we know they will have a strong defense on and off the field."

Fusion Digital recently joined the Acronis #TeamUp program to deliver cyber protection to professional sport teams. Founded in 2003, Fusion Digital has been serving private and public companies, SMBs to Fortune 100 best corporations, school districts, municipalities, colleges and universities with comprehensive technology solutions for 15 years. They provide the very best audio visual (AV) solutions, information technology (IT) services and superior digital signage with a focus on flexibility, value, integrity, collaboration and relationship-building.

"As data security has become a top priority for companies everywhere, MSPs need to offer a solution that effectively addresses all the security concerns of modern business. Acronis' Cyber Cloud does exactly that," said Alyse Ferranti, President of Fusion Digital. "Like most companies, Fusion Digital is committed to ensuring our business is protected against cyber harm and Acronis' Cyber Cloud offerings have provided us with the security we need to protect ourselves. As an MSP, Acronis has empowered us to deliver that same level of trusted security to our valued customers so that they too can protect their businesses and customers as well."

This season at Highmark Stadium, fans will see both Acronis and Fusion Digital signage around the stadium. The partners are planning an engaging campaign to promote cyber protection for business, and home and office use.

Acronis #TeamUp Program for managed service providers

Service providers are invited to join the Acronis #TeamUp Program to deliver Acronis Cyber Protection solutions to world-class sports properties on behalf of Acronis and enjoy a rich world of sports benefits and brand exposure. For more information, please visit

To learn more about Acronis' extensive sports partnership program, please register to attend the Acronis #CyberFit Summit World Tour 2021, kicking off in Miami, Florida on October 25, 2021.

About Fusion Digital

Fusion Digital is a family-owned business in Western NY that specializes in providing a wide array of Information Technology and Audio-Visual solutions to businesses with a heavy focus on value, integrity, collaboration, and relationship building. Having 40 years of experience in the technology industry, Phil Ferranti Jr. founded Fusion Digital in 2003 with a genuine desire to help customers succeed. What started as an IT company soon expanded into AV, making us one of the first companies to effectively merge IT with AV for a unified solution. We offer a full line of IT managed services, including 24/7 monitoring, network administration, data backup/restoration and cyber security. Some of our AV offerings include state of the art video collaboration spaces and captivating digital signage solutions. For nearly 20 years, we have been serving private and publicly held companies ranging from SMBs to Fortune 100 corporations and everything in between. Having just been named #6 on Rochester's List of Top 100 Companies and leadership shifting to the next generation with Alyse Ferranti assuming role as President, the values that Fusion Digital was built on continue to drive our business forward today.

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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