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HPE Powers VENTURI Formula E Team

Monaco-based VENTURI Formula E Team recently announced that HPE is now the team’s Official Technology Partner. Through the partnership, HPE is dedicating a number of world-class technical specialists to the VENTURI Formula E Team and developing a technological innovation strategy for the Monaco-based team, incorporating next-generation platforms and world-first artificial intelligence (AI) solutions set to elevate both efficiency and performance.

I’m delighted to welcome Hewlett Packard Enterprise on board,” said Gildo Pastor, President of VENTURI Formula E Team. “There is no doubt that this partnership will allow VENTURI Formula E Team to grow. Due to their great expertise, I’m convinced that HPE will fast-track the development of the team and enhance the corporate structure. Given that Formula E is a very dynamic and fast-paced environment, I know that HPE will enjoy this unique and hopefully rewarding journey we are embarking on together.”

HPE has a wealth of experience with the technical demands in motorsports including Formula 1, Formula E, Indycar and NASCAR, and success in implementing ground-breaking edge to cloud solutions. For the FIA ABB Formula E Seasons 5-7, VENTURI Formula E Team will benefit from Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s expertise, transformational technologies, infrastructure and innovation, supporting critical team performance functions both on and off the track. Once implemented, the technology will further aid efficient team workflow and assist with flawless race execution.

Races are won and lost on strategy which is why we are not only building the best possible team but we want the best possible technology and engineering partners as part of our journey,” said Susie Wolff, Team Principal at VENTURI Formula E Team. “I’ve personally seen the HPE motorsport partnership in action, I know the real tangible technical benefits they can bring to a team and I am delighted that we have them on board as our Official Technology Partner. I also think that the scale of their commitment doesn’t just reinforce their belief in our team but also their appreciation for Formula E as a sport. HPE has also had the foresight to recognize that Formula E is a highly competitive environment for sustainable automotive and technological innovation and they want to be part of that momentum.”

From the opening round of the FIA ABB Formula E Season 5 Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia on December 15, 2018 onwards, the HPE branding and corporate identity will be displayed on the] Front Wing Guards, Tub Tops and all-new Roll Hoops of Felipe MASSA and Edoardo MORTARA’s VENTURI cars, the VENTURI team wear and across a number of other specialist partner-designated channels.

Data is the new currency, and how companies use data to derive insights that inform meaningful actions is key to outpacing the competition,” said Jim Jackson, CMO at HPE. “Our partnership with VENTURI Formula E Team is about putting the most advanced technology to work in a way that will allow the organization to understand data, fuel insights and drive innovation – faster and better than ever before.”

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