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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION Jaguar Racing welcomes Micro Focus as official technical partner to accelerate performance on and off track

Feb 24, 2021

Jaguar Racing welcomes Micro Focus as its official Digital Transformation, Business Resiliency and Analytics partner. Micro Focus will provide Vertica advanced analytics and machine learning to deliver insights at Jaguar speed and security assessments to ensure cyber resiliency – delivering on a ‘High Tech, Low Drama’ promise. Jaguar Racing returns to electric racing on February 26 & 27, 2021 on the streets of Diriyah for season seven of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

Jaguar Racing recently announced that it has partnered with Micro Focus ahead of the lights going green on season seven of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.

Joining as the team’s official digital transformation, business resiliency and analytics partner, Micro Focus will provide support to Jaguar Racing’s push for more points, podiums and wins on the racetrack.

Initially, Micro Focus will provide technology from its product group, Vertica, which will deliver high-performance advanced analytics and machine learning to ensure the Jaguar team performs at top speed for winning results. They will also conduct a cyber resilience assessment workshop to help the team identify any potential risks and gaps in their cyber security posture, and it plans to deliver tools and support to help accelerate the team’s software development.

Micro Focus is the latest partner announced by Jaguar Racing with a leading line-up that includes GKN Automotive, Dow, Viessmann, Castrol and Official Suppliers Alpinestars and DR1VA.

Expressing his views on the collaboration, James Barclay, Team Director, Jaguar Racing, expounded, “We are extremely pleased to be able to reveal Micro Focus are joining Jaguar Racing for season seven of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. With their specialist software knowledge we are excited to work together and achieve great results on track. We are only days out from the lights going green on the first race of the championship and we are eager to achieve success together.”

Taking the talks further, Eric Varness, Chief Marketing Officer, Micro Focus, explicated, “Micro Focus joining forces with Jaguar Racing is a natural alignment of like-minded organisations that share a track record characterised by pragmatism, consistency, and innovation. Our 'High Tech, Low Drama’ approach to delivering results will provide a number of synergies, including speed, agility and insights that will translate to even-better performance all around. Our 40,000 customers around the globe are excited to learn more about our partnership when we welcome Barclay to our flagship customer event in March, Micro Focus Universe, as a keynote presenter.”

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