The Melbourne Rebels have today unveiled Nasdaq listed global cyber security experts Mimecast as their latest Official Partner.
Founded in 2003, Mimecast is a global leader in cloud email solutions and security with 12 offices worldwide specialising in supporting their 34,000 customers increase their cyber resilience preparedness, streamline compliance, reduce IT complexity and keep their business running.
“The Melbourne Rebels are a forward-looking team that has had to be innovative and creative since their inception 10 years ago,” said Mimecast’s Nick Lennon, Country Manager – Australia.
“They have shown great resilience as the first Super Rugby team based in Victoria and have grown into a very strong team both on and off the field.
“In discussions with the Rebels, we realised there could be a benefit to the Rebels, their members and the wider rugby community with regarding to becoming cyber resilient.
“We’re looking forward to building a strong and long lasting partnership between Mimecast, the Melbourne Rebels and their fans.
“This partnership offers us the ability to build cyber awareness knowledge amongst the Melbourne community.
“The playing squad and Rebels organisation have so much potential for the 2020 season that is extremely exciting to be on this journey with them.”
With just under 10 weeks to go until the start of the 2020 Super Rugby season, Melbourne Rebels CEO Baden Stephenson was pleased to welcome Mimecast on-board.
“We are thrilled to welcome Mimecast into the Rebels partner family at such an exciting time for the Club as we look to kick off our tenth season,” noted Stephenson.
“Mimecast’s global reach and commitment to innovation aligns strongly with the brand values that we want to become renowned for at the Rebels.
“We look forward to helping Mimecast simultaneously grow their local corporate connectivity in Melbourne and global brand exposure through our eight home games.”