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Acronis Named As a Finalist for the 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award

Leading provider of data protection and disaster recovery software is recognized for growth and innovation in Europe

Woburn, MA- April 11, 2012, Acronis announced today that it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Europe award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology companies from the European business region.

Finalists for the 2012 edition of the Red Herring 100 Europe award are selected by the Red Herring editorial team based upon their technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition, and financial health. Hundreds of companies in the telecommunications, security, Web 2.0, software, hardware, biotech, mobile and other industries were nominated for the award.

This comprehensive assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the actual track record and standing of a company, which allows Red Herring to see past the “buzz” and make the list a valuable instrument for discovering and advocating the greatest business opportunities in the industry.

"This year was very rewarding," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "The global economic situation has abated and there are many great companies producing really innovative and amazing products. We had a very difficult time narrowing the pool and selecting the finalists. Acronis GmbH shows great promise therefore deserves to be among the Finalists. Now we’re faced with the difficult task of selecting the Top 100 winners of Red Herring Europe. We know that the 2012 crop will grow into some amazing companies that are sure to make an impact."

“Acronis is an established company with ten years of software innovation and growth in a highly competitive market,” commented Alex Pinchev, President and CEO at Acronis. “I am very proud that we continue to be recognized as a leader for the next generation of data protection technology amongst some of the most innovative companies in Europe.”

The Finalists are invited to present their winning strategies at the Red Herring Europe Forum in Amsterdam, April 23-25, 2012. Alex Pinchev is presenting for Acronis during the afternoon of April 25; the Top 100 winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony later that day.


About Acronis

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.

For additional information, please visit www.acronis.eu. Follow Acronis on Twitter: http://twitter.com/acronis.

Acronis® and the Acronis logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Acronis International GmbH in the United States and/or other countries.


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