Five consecutive years together: Kaspersky Lab extends the sponsorship deal with the Scuderia Ferrari team
Kaspersky Lab, one of the fastest growing companies in the cybersecurity industry in the world, announces the extension of its sponsorship agreement with the Formula 1 racing team - Scuderia Ferrari. The new five-year contract will apply from 2017 to 2021.
Eugene Kasperski , president and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, said:
"It's a big and important day for us. I am excited that we are prolonging our cooperation with the Scuderia Ferrari team. Although we operate in various industries, we are guided by the same values and strive to be the best in our field. I am waiting for more racing emotions and new Ferrari triumphs. "
Cooperation between companies was initiated in 2010 and is expanding from year to year. In addition to sponsoring the Scuderia Ferrari team taking part in Formula 1 races, Kaspersky Lab also developed the Kaspersky Motorsport project. This initiative covers all Kaspersky Lab's activities in the automotive field: from participating in races and supporting young talented drivers to achieving their vision of car safety.
From 2013, cooperation deepened and Ferrari chose Kaspersky Lab as its supplier of a full range of breakthrough IT security technologies. Technical cooperation means a new stage in the relations between these two companies. From the legendary complex of factories in Maranello to the equipment used during the races - Ferrari IT systems are protected at any time with the help of Kaspersky Lab's security solutions.
Commenting on the extension of cooperation, Aleksander Mojsiejew , Kaspersky Lab's managing director for Europe and the creator of the Kaspersky Morotsport project, said:
"It's not difficult to notice that although we operate in various industries, we have a lot in common with Ferrari. Both companies treat technology quality and innovation as a priority and approach their work with passion. We are very proud that we have an inspiring partner who never stops growing. "
Information about sponsorship
Kaspersky Lab for the first time established cooperation with the Scuderia Ferrari team in 2010. Since then, the partnership between these companies has been growing. From the 2012 Formula 1 season, the logo of Kaspersky Lab is visible on the nose and sides of the car, as well as on the suits and helmets of drivers and on the team's outfits. For more information on the cooperation of Kaspersky Lab with Ferrari, please visit www.kasperskymotorsport.com .
Information about Kaspersky Motorsport
The main goal of the Kaspersky Motorsport initiative, which was created in 2015, is to implement its own vision of the company regarding car safety, contribute to the development of motorsport and participate in the automotive championship, such as the Blancpain Endurance Series. Since 2012, Kaspersky Lab has been supporting the young driver of the Ferrari Academy, Antonio Fuoco, who this year was promoted to the GP3 series, where he completed the race several times, becoming the podium. More information on Kaspersky Motorsport can be found at www.kasperskymotorsport.com .
source: Kaspersky Lab
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