Mercedes F1 link up with Fastly

Cloud platform agrees long-term partnership ahead of Hungarian Grand Prix.

Mercedes F1 link up with Fastly

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Mercedes Formula One team have announced a long-term partnership with cloud platform Fastly.

The partnership will kick off at the Hungarian Grand Prix, with Mercedes leveraging Fastly's technology in a move designed to bolster the Formula One outfit's online and digital fan experiences.

Fastly's edge cloud platform helps deliver digital offerings, while improving platform performance, enhancing security, and empowering innovation at global scale.

"We have a deep appreciation for what Fastly delivers to its customers: the ultimate digital performance, at incredible speed," said Toto Wolff, Mercedes chief executive and team principal.

"Our fans expect the very best experiences, not just on track but on their screens - and Fastly will be an important partner to help us achieve this. We're thrilled to work alongside a team that shares our commitment to high-performance, safety and relentless innovation."

"For the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team and Fastly, milliseconds matter," said Margaret Arakawa, chief marketing officer of Fastly. "The Fastly and Mercedes F1 partnership showcases two brands that are synonymous with performance and speed at global scale.

"Fastly is excited to push the limits of speed and security alongside a team that is not only one of the most legendary names in global motorsport, but also shares our values around innovation, safety, and performance with integrity. The team has proven year after year that relentless focus and dedication to innovation - supported by technological infrastructure that is fast, secure, and unwaveringly reliable - leads to winning results."