The Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team announced on Monday that they have entered in a partnership with NetApp, a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company who will offer support to the team. The partnership with NetApp reinforces Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team’s commitment to unlocking the very best of cloud by outfitting the racing team with world-class data and cloud services. Broad and ambitious in scope, the partnership will focus on maximising performance both on and off the track.
Speaking about the new partnership, Chief Marketing Officer with NetApp, James Whitemore commented saying:
We are thrilled to partner with Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team as it embarks on a highly ambitious data journey in pursuit of greater speed, higher reliability and unmatched efficiency. By tapping into our 28 years of data-centric innovation, we are proudly supporting the team as it pushes the boundaries of continuous performance improvement beyond the finish line.
Otmar Szafnauer, CEO & Team Principal, Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team commented on the announcement saying:
“Formula One teams have always been pioneers in analysing data for a competitive advantage, especially when milliseconds mean the difference between pole position and starting somewhere in the middle of the pack. The team’s partnership with NetApp, along with title partner Cognizant, represents a new stage in our journey of continuous improvement. We are excited to introduce NetApp as part of the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team as we strive to make everything we do faster and smarter. By empowering our brilliant team of people with NetApp’s industry-leading data solutions, we are ushering in a new era of racing where we can constantly evolve to be a faster, smarter and more exciting team.”
The Silverstone based Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team will launch the AMR21 on Wednesday with new signing Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll in attendance.