The US based company has signed a one year agreement to provide data storage and data security to The European Tour and to the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, which takes place at Gullane Golf Club from 9th-12th July 2015.
With 48 tournaments in 27 destinations in 2015, The European Tour will provide Barracuda with a global showcase from which to promote its brand.
Mark Lichtenhein, head of television, digital media and technology at The European Tour, said, ‘We are delighted to have agreed this deal with Barracuda, who are the market leader in their field. This partnership aligns credibility and prestige on vast media platforms and we look forward to a mutually beneficial relationship.
‘The Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open, which a number of high profile American players will attend, will be particularly useful for Barracuda and it will be the focal point of its activities in golf in Europe.’
Manjinder Devgon, EMEA marketing director for Barracuda, said, ‘As well as showcasing our award winning technologies, this partnership is a great platform for us to create stronger business connections as we entertain partners and customers alike throughout the Tour calendar.’
In addition, the European Tour will use Barracuda technology to protect its back office operations. Barracuda’s product range will ensure accurate and secure management and flow of data, which is crucial to the efficient and well protected running of The European Tour.