June 20, 2024
Press release

Acronis Brings its Latest #TeamUp Partnership to the Streets with HMD Motorsports, Supported by Helix Systems

Helix Systems to provide HMD Motorsports with Acronis cyber protection solutions 

Acronis Brings its Latest #TeamUp Partnership to the Streets with HMD Motorsports, Supported by Helix Systems

BROWNSBURG, Indiana June 20, 2024 Acronis, a global leader in cybersecurity and data protection, is revved up to announce its latest strategic partnership with HMD Motorsports, the premiere team in the INDY NXT by Firestone series, and the second-highest open wheel racing in the United States, supported by Helix Systems, a premier provider of IT and cybersecurity services. . Equipped with Acronis' cutting-edge security technology, this alliance is the first #TeamUp partnership of its kind as it is the inaugural IndyCar and Indy NXT collaboration in the program.  

The Acronis #TeamUp program is an exclusive opportunity for managed service providers (MSPs) to partner with global sports teams and plays a crucial role in keeping their internal data safe. Through this unique partnership, Helix Systems will provide HMD Motorsports, as well as HMD Trucking, with Acronis’ innovative cyber protection solutions including Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, Acronis Advanced Backup, and Acronis Advanced Security. 

“This partnership with Acronis and Helix Systems will aid in the cybersecurity betterment of both HMD Motorsports and HMD Trucking,” explained HMD Motorsports Team President, Mike Maurini. “We welcome Helix Systems to the HMD family and are grateful for the opportunity to better protect our organization leveraging Acronis’ industry leading cyber security solutions.” 

The Acronis #TeamUp program offers MSPs the opportunity to partner with global sports teams to further enhance their organization’s security posture. Due to complexities and the growing attack surfaces of cyber threats, it is imperative that professional sports teams are proactive in their efforts to secure their most sensitive data. Acronis’ security solution portfolio does just that via a single agent and native integration that solves operational efficiencies for MSPs.  

“We are delighted at the opportunity to work with HMD Motorsports, the premier team in the INDY NXT by Firestone series,” said Pat Hurley, RVP Americas at Acronis. “As we continue to expand in our mission to shape the future of cyber protection in professional sports, it is imperative that we include the legendary sport of car racing given the technological advancements, and therefore data sensitivities, in the motorsport industry in order to maintain safety and integrity in the exciting world of open wheel racing.”   

As the chosen MSP for HMD Motorsports, Helix Systems branding is at the forefront of important motorsport events including the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Detroit Grand Prix for unparalleled marketing and business development opportunities. 

“Partnering with Acronis to offer HMD Motorsports the best cyber security solutions on the market is something we are extremely proud of,” said Daniel Kalai, CEO , at Helix Systems. “As a leading provider of IT and cybersecurity services for fast growing companies. , it is our top priority to ensure that the data within the organizations we work with is protected to the highest caliber. Leveraging our expertise alongside Acronis’ expansive suite of security solutions, we are confident that HMD Motorsports will be the best protected racing team in the IndyCar Series.” 

For more information about HMD Motorsports, visit HMDMotorsports.com or check them out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by searching @HMDMotorsports. You can also get in touch via email at info@hmdmotorsports.com

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: https://www.acronis.com/en-us/lp/msp-sports/

About Helix Systems 

Helix Systems is a cutting-edge IT service provider dedicated to empowering small and medium-sized businesses. For over 20 years, we have partnered with fast-growing companies that value technology and cybersecurity as critical components of their success. Our mission is to redefine IT support with exceptional customer service, rapid response times, and innovative solutions.

We offer our clients an intelligent dashboard to seamlessly manage their IT infrastructure and prioritize robust cybersecurity measures to safeguard their operations. At Helix Systems, we believe that technology should be an enabler, not an obstacle. Our comprehensive approach ensures our clients can focus on what truly matters: growing their business.

Founded with a vision to transform the IT landscape, Helix Systems stands out with our commitment to excellence, proactive strategies, and personalized service. We specialize in providing tailored IT and cybersecurity solutions that meet the unique needs of dynamic and expanding businesses. Our team of experts is dedicated to delivering reliable, scalable, and secure IT environments that drive efficiency and innovation.

Learn more at helixsystemsinc.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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