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Acronis Signs Distribution Agreement with Navarre Corporation
Acronis Software Products to be Distributed to Major Retailers in North America
July 12, 2007, Sydney — Acronis, Inc. (www.acronis.com.au), a leading developer of storage management software, announced today that it has signed a North American retail distribution agreement with Navarre Corporation, a publisher and distributor of physical and digital software and home entertainment media products.
Navarre will be responsible for distribution of Acronis software products, including its flagship Acronis True Image Home and Acronis Disk Director Suite, through a wide range of retail outlets, including computer, office supply, mass merchants, electronic superstores and membership warehouse clubs.
"Acronis has had a very successful relationship with Navarre for years, but that was an indirect association" said Walter Scott, CEO of Acronis. "Formalizing the relationship to support our retail operations adds a world-class distributor to our team."
Commenting on the agreement, Rick Vick, Vice President of Merchandise Navarre Distribution Services stated, "After working together on an indirect basis over the last several years we look forward to working more closely with Acronis and to providing the full slate of services Navarre Distribution offers. Needless to say we are excited about this distribution agreement with Acronis and their leading storage management and disaster recovery software products."
Navarre Corporation is a publisher and distributor of physical and digital home entertainment and multimedia products, including PC software, CD audio, DVD video, video games and accessories. Since its founding in 1983, the Company has established distribution relationships with customers across a wide spectrum of retail channels which includes mass merchants, discount, wholesale club, office and electronic superstores, military and e-tailers nationwide. The Company currently provides its products to over 19,000 retail and distribution center locations throughout the United States and Canada. Navarre has expanded its business to include the licensing and publishing of home entertainment and multimedia content, primarily through the acquisitions of Encore, BCI, and FUNimation. For more information, please visit the Company's web site at http://www.navarre.com.
Acronis is a global provider of leading backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sharing and file access solutions. Founded in 2002 Acronis has established itself as a fast-growing international company with more than 700 employees in 18 countries and partners in almost every country in the world. Acronis provides complete, efficient and reliable backup solutions for desktop, server, virtual and cloud environments as well as leading file sharing and sync solutions for mobile devices.
Acronis knows backup. The proof is in the more than 50 advanced backup and recovery technologies developed to date. Over 4.5 million consumers, small and medium businesses and service providers employ Acronis products to protect their critical data.
The company’s flagship product Acronis Backup & Recovery delivers sophisticated technology solutions packaged in an easy-to-use way that allows smaller companies to address their new enterprise-level requirements. Enterprises also use Acronis solutions to address their point disaster recovery, migration and end-point backup needs.
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