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Aston Martin and NetApp

: Data-fueled, race ready

The best Formula One™ teams are built on partnerships that drive innovation and push the limits of performance. We are thrilled to be helping Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team™ unlock the best of cloud, gain speed on and off the track, and accelerate its climb to the top.

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A match made on the racetrack

When Aston Martin and NetApp team up, cloud innovation leads the way to success. With the ability to gain speed on and off the track, AMF1 is unlocking the best of cloud one race at a time. And just as racing conditions require constant adjustments, our cloud solutions must evolve to meet our customers’ needs. 

Fast can always be faster

Performance is everything at AMF1. For IT, this means getting technology changes onto the car as quickly as possible so the team can translate them to performance on the track. Like a world-class pit crew, the NetApp® ONTAP® ecosystem provides endless performance benefits to help achieve maximum operational efficiency everywhere—from edge to core to cloud.

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Bringing it across the line

From factory to wind tunnel to trackside, everything across the team’s infrastructure must flow effortlessly and be available the instant it’s needed. No matter what aspect of performance the data is driving, AMF1 knows speed is only valuable if it gets them across the finish line. NetApp® Cloud Volumes ONTAP® ensures enterprise reliability and continuous operations in case of failures in your cloud environment.

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Forward focused, never idle

At AMF1, the best performance and reliability one day becomes the starting point for the next. Its IT team constantly pushes for better agility, more speed, and greater reliability. NetApp® Cloud Insights makes it simple to monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize all your resources and applications on premises and in the cloud. In racing and in business, knowledge is the slipstream of innovation.

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Video series

Take a behind-the-scenes journey into a world where data drives every storyline. From understanding how simulators blur the lines of reality to unmasking split-second race-strategy decisions, this exclusive video series delivers a range of uniquely binge-worthy AMF1 Team content.

Blog: Charting a path to victory with AMF1’s CIO

How critical is data’s role in the sport of Formula One? We sat down with AMF1’s CIO who gave us a behind-the-curtain look at how the team captures and uses massive amounts of data to gain milliseconds of performance when it matters most—race weekend.

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Thirst for data

    • 22
    • Races in the F1 season
    • 440 GB
    • Telemetry data/race
    • 10.12 TB
    • Telemetry data/season

Our experience in the auto industry goes beyond racing

Automakers like Aston Martin, along with their suppliers, trust NetApp to help build a data fabric that moves their digital transformation into the fast lane. Our solutions deliver the data mobility and manufacturing agility needed to unlock the potential of automotive AI, raise the I.Q. of smart factories, and ensure that data access never gets in the way of innovation.

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Unlock the best of cloud

We were asked by the top three hyperscalers—Amazon, Microsoft, and Google—to build data management and storage solutions in their clouds because of our success, reliability, and uptime.

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AWS

Take AWS from enterprise-grade to enterprise-great. Get cloud agility and scalability with performance, high availability, and data protection that you’d expect in the data center. 

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Microsoft Azure

Tackle complexities and manage your data anywhere. NetApp technology gives you world-class data management with the performance, simplicity, and cost savings you need to migrate your most challenging workloads to Azure.

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Google Cloud

Get agility, scalability, and security in Google Cloud—precisely what your digital transformation needs. Simplify for critical workloads and use Google's advanced analytics capabilities to solve your toughest challenges. 

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We need both on prem and cloud to give us the flexibility with capacity and compute capability where we need it. NetApp was the obvious choice for helping us build a race fabric to be competitive.

Clare Lansley | CIO, Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team

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Get on board with AMF1

New team, new attitude, and a whole new era in racing for Aston Martin. Stay up to date on the latest team news, explore the company’s racing history, and follow the team’s performance all season long.

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