SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16
November 2021 - NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global cloud-led,
data-centric software company, announced the extension of its partnership
with the Ducati Corse motorcycle racing team at the completion of the 2021 MotoGP World Championship
race in Valencia, Spain. For the next two years, NetApp will continue to
help advance Ducati's performance in the MotoGP World Championship, the world's
most prestigious motorcycle racing competition.
collaboration between Ducati (part of the Volkswagen Group), through its Ducati Corse
NetApp began in 2018 in a bid to maximise the use of data to improve performance
within the world of racing. NetApp and Ducati are expanding their work together
to accelerate digital transformation by:
- Optimising 3D product design in complex development projects by implementing
a new virtual desktop environment, allowing engineers to collaborate
efficiently all over the world. As part of this improvement, engineers and
developers can securely leverage and archive any project data, using the rich
functionalities of NetApp StorageGRID object storage.
- Automating the racing team's data workflow before, during and after the
race. Engineers can support their team's success, both remotely and on-site to maximise
the power of information for the win.
- Supporting the overall evolution of the information technology strategy
through collaboration between Ducati and the Professional Services teams at
"We are delighted to build on the
collaboration with NetApp, which has developed well over the past four years,"
said Luigi Dall'Igna, General Manager at Ducati Corse. "We look forward to
working together to continue to optimise our performance with the limitless
possibilities that the power of data can bring to the motorbike racing world."
"Leading a winning team requires exploring
new ways to succeed and finding any edge to beat the competition," said Cesar
Cernuda, President at NetApp. "Our partnership and momentum with Ducati Corse are
thriving and the team secured three of the top five placements in world
standings this year. We are proud to support the ongoing digital transformation
of Ducati into a winning, data-driven company."