McLaren Racing today announced Halo, the fastest growing IT Service Management (ITSM) and Professional Services Automation (PSA) software provider, as an Official Partner of the McLaren Formula 1 Team from 2023.
The partnership will support the McLaren F1 Team in enhancing its productivity through Halo’s industry-leading IT service management platform, HaloITSM.
Through the multi-year partnership, McLaren will utilise the HaloITSM solution to accelerate its ability to collaborate effectively and deliver managed IT services through centralised workflows, across all areas of the team.
From the 2023 Canadian Grand Prix, Halo branding will feature on the halo of the McLaren MCL60 F1 cars and on the team’s pit wall.
Zak Brown, CEO, McLaren Racing, said:
“In the competitive and fast-moving world of Formula 1, efficiency and performance is crucial across all corners of the business. Halo will enhance McLaren’s extensive IT services, helping us increasing our team’s efficiency and productivity. We are excited to integrate Halo’s IT capabilities into our operations as we continue our journey pushing to return to the top of the grid.”
Paul Hamilton, CEO, HaloITSM, said:
“We are thrilled to partner with the McLaren Formula 1 Team as it embarks on a highly ambitious journey in pursuit of greater speed, higher reliability and unmatched efficiency.
“By tapping into our latest innovations with our IT service management platform HaloITSM, we are proudly supporting the team as it pushes the boundaries of continuous performance improvement beyond the finish line.”
About McLaren Racing
McLaren Racing was founded by racing driver Bruce McLaren 60 years ago in 1963. The team entered its first Formula 1 race in 1966. McLaren has since won 20 Formula 1 world championships, 183 Formula 1 grands prix, the Indianapolis 500 three times, and the Le Mans 24 Hours at its first attempt.
McLaren Racing competes across five racing series. In 2023, the team will compete in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship with McLaren F1 drivers Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES with Arrow McLaren drivers Pato O’Ward, Felix Rosenqvist and Alexander Rossi, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship with NEOM McLaren Formula E Team drivers René Rast and Jake Hughes, and the Extreme E Championship with NEOM McLaren Extreme E Team drivers Emma Gilmour and Tanner Foust. The team also competes in the F1 Esports Pro Championship as McLaren Shadow, having won the 2022 Constructors’ and Drivers’ Championships.
McLaren is a champion for sustainability in the sport and a signatory to the UN Sports for Climate Action Commitment. It is committed to achieving net zero by 2040 and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture in the motorsport industry.
Originally founded in 1994, Halo Service Solutions has gone through a complete rebrand in 2019 and launched an innovative suite of products that are changing the way IT services are delivered globally. Our cloud and on-premise service platforms HaloITSM, used to provide Enterprise Service Management across all departments, and HaloPSA, used by IT Managed Service Providers, utilise the latest technologies to empower support teams across the globe.
Halo is a privately owned software company, building innovative service management platforms for digital-first businesses. Our dedicated team works across our product suite; developing, selling, supporting, managing, and implementing the platform all in-house.
With a growth rate of over 300% over the last 3 years, Halo has been named one of the fastest growing companies by the Financial Times (FT 1000: Fastest Growing Companies), and is trusted by over 125,000 teams in more than 75 countries.