Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1™ Team Selects Fastly to Drive Ultimate Digital Performance
Partnership unites two of the world’s top names in leading-edge speed and innovation
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Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1™ Team Selects Fastly to Drive Ultimate Digital Performance (Graphic: Business Wire)
Mercedes F1 is synonymous with performance at the highest level of global sport. Likewise, Fastly’s powerful and programmable edge cloud platform helps the world’s top brands deliver the fastest online experiences possible, while simultaneously improving site performance, enhancing security, and empowering innovation at global scale.
This partnership comes at a time of unprecedented popularity for Formula 1, which is experiencing double-digit growth in viewers and followers – making it the fastest growing major sports league on the planet with a cumulative TV audience of 1.55 billion fans. In the digital and social arena, Formula 1 is outperforming all other major sports. A catalyst to Formula 1’s growth has been the availability of high-performance live sports streaming services as well as Drive to Survive, the smash-hit Netflix documentary that tells the stories beyond the circuit.
“We have a deep appreciation for what Fastly delivers to its customers: the ultimate digital performance, at incredible speed,” said
“Our fight for milliseconds on the track relies upon the strength of our digital infrastructure and the speed of our network,” said Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team IT Director,
This global partnership will kick off at the end of
“For the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 team and Fastly, milliseconds matter,“ said
Fans can experience this new partnership at Formula 1 events beginning this month, as well as tech industry events including the Black Hat cybersecurity conference in
Fastly’s powerful and programmable edge cloud platform helps the world’s top brands deliver the fastest online experiences possible, while improving site performance, enhancing security, and empowering innovation at global scale. With world-class support that consistently achieves 95%+ customer satisfaction ratings,* Fastly’s beloved suite of edge compute, delivery, and security offerings has been recognized as a leader by industry analysts such as IDC, Forrester and Gartner. Compared to legacy providers, Fastly’s powerful and modern network architecture is the fastest on the planet, empowering developers to deliver secure websites and apps at global scale with rapid time-to-market and industry-leading cost savings. Thousands of the world’s most prominent organizations trust Fastly to help them upgrade the internet experience, including Reddit, Stripe,
About Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One
Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team is the works team of Mercedes-Benz, competing at the pinnacle of motorsport – the FIA Formula One™ World Championship.