Professional off-road racer and radio host Jim Beaver will welcome Acronis, the world’s leader in cyber protection, to his family of partners for the 2020 season. As part of the partnership, Jim Beaver’s family of brands, including Jim Beaver Motorsports, the Down & Dirty Radio Show Powered By Polaris RZR, and Jim Beaver eSports, will turn to Acronis as the exclusive provider of file sharing, backup, and data recovery software.
“In the world of motorsport and eSports, data, applications, and systems are critical assets. Acronis’ technology is perfectly suited for helping teams in high-pressure, digitally intensive environments. We are proud to partner with Jim Beaver and look forward to our joint projects in the future,” said Serguei Beloussov, Acronis Founder and CEO.
“I’m incredibly excited to welcome Acronis on board for the 2020 season,” said Jim Beaver. “With so many projects on my plate, Acronis streamlines everything. Between file sharing for national radio, podcast production, graphic design, photo and video projects, and eSports data share within the team, to having the right data recovery software behind me in case anything goes wrong, Acronis checks all the boxes. They bring a world-class suite of products and can help us tailor our infrastructure so that regardless of whether we’re at the race track, on-air, or in the boardroom, we know our data is safe, secure, and accessible.”
Under the agreement, Jim Beaver will utilize Acronis cyber protection products and services in the day to day operations of his race team, marketing and media company, and eSports team. Acronis branding will be found on his race vehicles, driving suit, team apparel, and will have a presence in the branding surrounding his national radio show and podcast network as well as the sim racing vehicles for Jim Beaver eSports.
Acronis leads the world in cyber protection – solving safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) challenges with innovative backup, security, disaster recovery, and enterprise file sync and share solutions that run in hybrid cloud environments: on-premises, in the cloud, or at the edge. Enhanced by AI technologies and blockchain-based data authentication, Acronis protects all data, applications, and systems, in any environment, including physical, virtual, cloud and mobile.
With 500,000 business customers, and a powerful worldwide community of Acronis API-enabled service providers, resellers and ISV partners, Acronis is trusted by 100% of Fortune 1000 companies and has over 5 million customers. With dual headquarters in Switzerland and Singapore, Acronis is a global organization with offices worldwide and customers and partners in over 150 countries.
Jim Beaver is a third-generation racer who currently races Trick Truck and Pro Turbo UTV in desert racing. Also known for his RZR Star Car program that brought celebrities to off-road, Jim has been instrumental in bringing off-road to the masses through the Down & Dirty Radio Show. The #1 ranked motorsports radio show in the country online, it also airs on 200 AM/FM networks in the United States, and 500 networks in 177 countries on the American Forces Network globally.
In addition to hosting radio as well as his various weekly podcasts, he is also an accomplished television and live event host currently working for the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series as well as the Crandon World Cup. Additionally, his motorsports media and production company represents over 40 clients, with involvements in everything from off-road to IndyCar, NASCAR, NHRA, Formula Drift, Supercross, rally, and action sports.