McLaren Racing Announces VMware Partnership
McLaren has announced a partnership cloud-services company, VMware, which sees them become an official partner of the McLaren Formula 1 Team.
VMware will help McLaren manage connect, protect, and deliver cloud-based apps that will benefit the team on and off the track.
Additionally, VMware branding will be visible on the McLaren MCL36 cars and drivers’ race suits.
Commenting on the partnership, McLaren Racing director of partnerships, Matt Dennington, said: “It’s fantastic to be partnering with VMware, whose technology will play a key role in connecting the McLaren F1 Team.”
“We operate at race pace on and off-track, and this partnership will help keep us agile across the apps we need, from any device and location, to bring our best on race day,” he said.
VMware chief marketing officer, Laura Heisman, added: “McLaren Racing and VMware share a commitment to excellence and a desire to push the boundaries of what is possible to take on the biggest challenges.”
“Through this multi-year deal, we will help drive innovation for the McLaren F1 Team in their pursuit of a world championship,” she said.
The announcement comes after McLaren announced a new partnership with cryptocurrency exchange, OKX, with the platform becoming the primary partner of the McLaren Formula 1 Team and esports team, McLaren Shadow.