June 14, 2022
Press release

Red Sox knock cyber-attacks out of the park by renewing partnership in Acronis’ #TeamUp Program, supported by GreenPages

The Red Sox and GreenPages team up for enhanced critical cyber protection

BOSTON, Massachusetts, June 14, 2022 - Today, the Boston Red Sox and Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced a renewal of their Official Cyber Protection Partnership which will be supported by GreenPages. Through this partnership, the Red Sox will have access to leading cyber protection solutions technology that will help keep all data safe and #CyberFit.

"The Red Sox are excited to continue our partnership with the Acronis #TeamUp program to increase cybersecurity throughout our organization," said Brian Shield, Senior Vice President, CTO, Boston Red Sox. "We are committed to ensuring a safe, secure experience for all, and that includes protecting sensitive information from data breaches. The strategic partnership with Acronis means that our data and access to our systems that run the business of baseball are well protected. With GreenPages providing support services, we have the products and the experience to effectively safeguard our environment."

Since 2019, the Red Sox have maintained a close relationship with Acronis through the Acronis #TeamUp program. With Acronis' cyber protection solutions in place, the Red Sox have successfully protected terabytes of sensitive and important data, while supplying protection for edge-connected devices, an increasingly important service as remote work takes hold of industries everywhere. Acronis Cyber Protection also supplies the team with the confidence needed to allow them to focus their efforts on the playing field rather than worrying about potential attacks affecting them on the backend.

Sports teams around the world choose Acronis Cyber Protect, an innovative Machine Intelligence (MI) enhanced solution that integrates data protection with cybersecurity, prevents cyberattacks, and helps teams 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 this modern sport.

"This is a very proud day for Acronis," said Acronis Vice President and General Manager, Americas, Pat Hurley. "The Red Sox are one of the biggest names in sports, and we're excited to become their frontline defense against cyber-attacks. Not only will this partnership majorly benefit the team itself, but it will help bring even more awareness to our solutions and introduce new users and clients ready to deploy the greatest in cyber protection."

GreenPages also benefits heavily from this partnership, giving the company access to a vast sports ecosystem and allowing them to work intimately with one of the most celebrated sports teams in the world. This is an opportunity that is unique to Acronis, as no other vendor offers the chance for such a close relationship with major sports teams and the exposure that comes with it.

GreenPages helps organizations reduce risk and protect sensitive data with a comprehensive suite of cybersecurity services including Cloud Security; Network Security; Incident Management; Data Privacy; Application Security; Governance, Risk, and Compliance; and Managed Security Services. The company's team of cross-certified cybersecurity experts deliver more than 20 years of experience and a proven track record of successfully protecting clients in every industry, including healthcare, pharmaceutical, finance, government, education, technology, and manufacturing.

"As a national managed services provider specializing in cybersecurity but headquartered in New England, partnering with both the Red Sox and Acronis is an exciting collaboration," said Jay Pasteris, GreenPages' Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer. "With the vast and increasing number of cyberattacks hitting organizations daily, our clients require advanced technology solutions backed by policy, process, and management expertise so they can meet strict compliance mandates and protect their employee and customer data, intellectual property, and brand reputation."

Acronis #TeamUp Program for managed service providers

The Acronis #TeamUp initiative is open to all service providers looking for innovative ways to grow their business with Acronis and tap into the exciting world of sports marketing.

To learn more about the Acronis #TeamUp Program, please visit https://www.acronis.com/en-us/lp/msp-sports/.

About GreenPages

GreenPages is a nationally recognized Managed Services Provider (MSP) focused on cloud, cybersecurity, and digital enablement. It is uniquely positioned with extensive technology expertise to assess, modernize, and manage client environments and drive business outcomes that enable clients to compete successfully in the digitally driven economy. www.greenpages.com

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 www.acronis.com.
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