JACKSONVILLE, Florida, February 1, 2022 – Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced a Cyber Protection Partnership with the Jacksonville Jaguars, which will be supported by Bluefin Technology Group, as part of the Acronis #TeamUp Program for Service Providers. Through this partnership, the Jacksonville Jaguars will receive innovative cyber protection solutions to safeguard data, applications, and systems, optimize data management, and defend against cyberattacks.
Mike Webb, Vice President of Technology for the Jacksonville Jaguars said: "Technology is an integral part of our success in the sports business. With this reliance on technology comes a large risk of business disruption through compromise of our data. We are happy to have a valuable partner in Bluefin and Acronis who are providing us additional peace of mind that our data is safe and secure."
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. This technology 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.
"The Acronis family is thrilled to announce the addition of two of the brightest partners from the Sunshine State to our #TeamUp sports portfolio. Across the globe, we are committed to protecting the data of players, personnel, and fans that are as passionate about their favorite sports teams as we are about cyber protection," said Acronis Vice President and General Manager, Americas, Pat Hurley. "In this partnership, Bluefin will add the Jacksonville Jaguars to their portfolio, who together with Acronis, will keep them #CyberFit."
Bluefin Technology Group opened its doors in 2008 as a Managed Services Provider in Jacksonville, Florida by husband and wife team, Erick and Dawn Wilson. Since 2008, Bluefin Technology Group has been recognized as a Top Tech Innovator and Influencer by 904 Magazine, Small Business Leader of the Year for Jacksonville IT Council, and Marketing Genius of the Month by Robin Robins. The company prides itself in customer satisfaction and loyalty, and defines its success by the ability to deeply integrate with another business to the point of seamlessly operating as if the companies were one.
"As cyberthreats continue to rise, companies are looking to their MSP to provide the solutions that address them. Acronis provides a platform that delivers complete cyber protection. We are committed to providing best in class security to our customers and Acronis has allowed us to do just that," said Dawn Wilson, CEO for Bluefin Technology Group. "We are thrilled to be a part of both the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Acronis organizations."
Acronis #TeamUp Program provided Bluefin with powerful sports marketing and business development opportunities through attending games, networking, case studies, events, and branding.
Acronis #TeamUp Program
To learn more about Acronis' extensive sports partnership program, please visit https://www.acronis.com/en-us/lp/msp-sports/ or register to attend the Acronis #CyberFit Summit World Tour, which concludes in Singapore on February 17, 2022.
Acronis unifies data protection and cybersecurity to deliver integrated, automated cyber protection that solves the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) challenges of the modern digital world. With flexible deployment models that fit the demands of service providers and IT professionals, Acronis provides superior cyber protection for data, applications, and systems with innovative next-generation antivirus, backup, disaster recovery, and endpoint protection management solutions powered by AI. With advanced anti-malware powered by cutting-edge machine intelligence and blockchain based data authentication technologies, Acronis protects any environment – from cloud to hybrid to on premises – at a low and predictable cost.
Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis now has more than 1,700 employees in 34 locations in 19 countries. Our Acronis Cyber Protect solution is available in 25 languages in over 150 countries and is used by over 20,000 service providers to protect over 750,000 businesses.
About Bluefin Technology Group
Bluefin Technology Group got its start by husband-and-wife team, Erick and Dawn Wilson in early 2008 providing IT consulting, technical support, and data backup to businesses in Jacksonville, FL. It has since evolved into an award-winning managed service provider with a heavy focus on cybersecurity. Bluefin Technology Group has been recognized as a Top Tech Influencer and Innovator by Jacksonville's 904 Magazine as well as Small Business Leader of the Year by Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce IT Council. However, the accomplishment they are most proud of is that their clients flat out love the Bluefin Technology Group team and the services they provide.