Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Runs Faster with Intralinks' Secure, High-Performance Collaboration Solutions

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1™ team selects Intralinks for high-performance secure collaboration and file sharing

Mar 14, 2013, 08:00 ET from Intralinks Holdings Inc.

NEW YORK and WOKING, United Kingdom, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intralinks® Holdings Inc. (NYSE: IL), a leading, global SaaS provider of inter-enterprise content management and collaboration solutions, today announced that the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team has selected Intralinks to support all of its secure collaboration needs.

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"Across the McLaren Group, including Race Team, Automobile, Electronic Systems and Applied Technology, we are constantly striving for innovation – innovation based on intense collaboration around intellectual property we need to protect," said Stuart Birrell, CIO McLaren Group. 

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes will deploy Intralinks solutions for secure, high-performance collaboration making it easier, faster and safer to share critical information across the entire business, from design and manufacturing through to the race track. Vodafone McLaren Mercedes will deploy a range of Intralinks solutions including Intralinks VIA for secure enterprise collaboration and Intralinks Dealspace(SM) for strategic transactions.

"Vodafone McLaren Mercedes needed a collaboration platform that we could trust with our highly-sensitive information but would also keep pace with our business," continued Birrell. "Intralinks was the obvious choice because they offer unique capabilities like UNsharing, combined with ease-of-use, security and auditability that are unrivalled. With solutions like Intralinks VIA we'll be able to share information with our suppliers, partners and race side staff with greater confidence and speed, making us more productive and better positioned to win."

Intralinks provides breakthrough collaboration solutions that give demanding professionals the freedom to work confidently beyond traditional corporate boundaries. Intralinks VIA is an elegantly simple enterprise collaboration solution that makes it easy for anyone to sync, share and unshare files, work efficiently on group projects, and manage content wherever it goes, even after it has been sent beyond the firewall – all with robust security and strong control capabilities. Intralinks Dealspace is the market leader for supporting strategic business transactions, and has been deployed successfully for deals with a total value of over $19 Trillion. Used by over 800 of the global Fortune 1000, Intralinks solutions go beyond just file sharing to ensure that productive work gets done, while protecting that work wherever it goes.

"Vodafone McLaren Mercedes is renowned as one of sport's most successful competitors and one of the world's most well-recognized high-technology brands," said Ron Hovsepian, CEO Intralinks. "Vodafone McLaren Mercedes has uncompromising standards for performance and we're proud that they selected Intralinks to support their collaboration needs."

To learn more about how Vodafone McLaren Mercedes is using Intralinks to transform its business, visit www.intralinks.com/mclaren.

About Vodafone McLaren Mercedes New Zealand racing driver Bruce McLaren founded the McLaren team in 1963. Since 1966, when it enter its first Formula 1 race, McLaren has won over 180 grands prix – more than any other F1 marque. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013, McLaren is now globally renowned as one of sport's most successful competitors and as one of the world's most illustrious high-technology brands.

The McLaren Group has grown to encompass much more than just racing: it houses a cutting-edge electronics division that services the entire Formula 1, Indy Car and NASCAR grids; McLaren Applied Technologies creates cutting-edge solutions for modern industry, while McLaren Automotive not only produced the 1990s' original supercar, the F1, but has gone on to launch the internationally acclaimed 12C and P1 high-performance cars.

The team campaigns the 2013 FIA Formula 1 World Championship with the driver pairing of 2009 world champion Jenson Button and young Mexican Sergio Perez. They drive the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-28.

About Intralinks Intralinks Holdings, Inc. (IL) is a leading, global technology provider of inter-enterprise content management and collaboration solutions. Through innovative Software-as-a-Service solutions, Intralinks solutions are designed to enable the exchange, control, and management of information between organizations securely and compliantly when working through the firewall. More than 2 million professionals at 800 of the Fortune 1000 companies depend on Intralinks' experience. With a track record of enabling high-stakes transactions and business collaborations valued at more than $19 trillion, Intralinks is a trusted provider of easy-to-use, enterprise strength, cloud-based collaboration solutions. For more information, visit www.Intralinks.com.

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