Now official SSD sponsor for ESL National Championship in Germany, France and UK
SanDisk Corporation has announced it will be extending its partnership with ESL, the world’s largest esports company, in 2015.
SanDisk will this year sponsor the ESL National Championship in Germany, France and the UK as the official SSD partner, helping even more gamers perform at their best through high speed and high endurance SSD technology.
SanDisk will also sponsor a brand new Go4 cup series in the Nordic region (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) later in the year.
SanDisk first teamed up with ESL at gamescom 2014, supporting the ESL Pro Series with the SanDisk Extreme PRO SSD as well as the Go4Dota2 cup series to help players and teams achieve a superior gaming experience during their first steps to gaming stardom.
“This is the second year SanDisk is partnering with ESL,” said Darragh O’Toole, EMEA Product Marketing Manager, SanDisk. “We are excited to continue offering gamers the fast responsiveness, shorter load times and pro-level performance that they have come to expect from SanDisk’s Extreme PRO SSDs.”
Ulrich Schulze, Managing Director of Pro Gaming at ESL, said of the partnership extension, “We’re greatly looking forward to working with SanDisk again this year – here’s to the continuation of a successful and long-lasting partnership!”
SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is a global leader in flash storage solutions. For more than 25 years, SanDisk has expanded the possibilities of storage, providing trusted and innovative products that have transformed the electronics industry. Today, SanDisk’s quality, state-of-the-art solutions are at the heart of many of the world’s largest data centers, and embedded in advanced smartphones, tablets and PCs. SanDisk’s consumer products are available at hundreds of thousands of retail stores worldwide. For more information, visitwww.sandisk.com.
ESL is the world’s largest esports company, leading the industry across various games with numerous online and offline competitions. It operates high profile, branded international and national leagues and tournaments such as the Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL One, ESL Pro Series, StarCraft® II World Championship Series, as well as grassroots amateur cups, leagues and matchmaking systems. ESL covers a broad field of services in gaming technology, event management, advertising and TV production, fully catering to the needs of the esport’s ecosystem. With offices in Germany, Russia, France, Poland, Spain, China, North America and partners in many other countries, it has a truly global footprint.www.eslgaming.com