Acronis True Image

Premium Subscription users, take note: We’ve strengthened Acronis True Image 2017 New Generation, our award-winning backup and recovery solution, with additional ransomware protections and several performance enhancements.

So while independent research confirms Acronis True Image 2017 New Generation is the fastest, easiest to use and most complete backup solution available, our R&D team continues to find ways to make it even better.

Backing up Multiple Hypervisors

Acronis Backup 12.5 protects your entire multi-hypervisor environment from a single touch-friendly web-based console. You will see all your VMs and hosts in the same place, allowing you to schedule your backups, test them, and recover when needed even to a different hypervisor, physical system, or the cloud.

Compare Veeam and Acronis

Competition for Microsoft Windows backup customers is tough, forcing backup vendors to come up with new solutions to win more business. Well, competitors are not sleeping, and Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.0 has just hit the market. Another vendor, another solution — but how does it compare to the small business’ favorite Acronis Backup 12.5? Well, let’s find it out!

Weekly Tech Roundup — May 22

Technology News

The world is still reeling after last week’s worldwide ransomware attack. For days after, the timer continued to run out on encrypted computers and new variants started popping up. What’s next for data protection after an attack like this? Find out in this week’s tech roundup.

FAQ WannaCry Attack

Since being unleashed on May 12, the WannaCry ransomware attack has become the largest ransomware event in history, crippling 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries. As a result, a lot of media attention regarding the WannaCry ransomware attacks has focused on the multinational corporations and branches of government that have been affected. 

But for individuals and families, WannaCry and other ransomware programs continue to pose a serious threat to their data... even if the impact on consumers doesn’t receive the same media attention.

Acronis True Image Test

Most anti-malware solutions are not ready for the next generation of ransomware attacks, a new report from NioGuard Security Lab shows. Acronis True Image has outperformed 22 anti-malware solutions.

WannaCry Ransomware

As we already covered, May 12 marked the start of the WannaCry ransomware worm attack (also known as WCry and WanaCrypt0r 2.0) that crippled more than 200,000 Windows machines around the globe. Initiated on Friday, just before the weekend, the attack hit victims on a massive scale, affecting a wide range of organizations, including telecoms, transport companies, government law enforcements and hospitals.  The global zero-day ransomware epidemic WannaCry attacked systems in more than 150 countries, making it the first ransomware epidemic of its kind.

Weekly Tech Roundup — May 16

WannaCry

As you probably already know, a massive cyberattack hit countries across the globe. Tens of thousands of ransomware attacks flooded IT systems around the world Friday, and these attacks continued to spread throughout the weekend. As of Tuesday morning, this WannaCry ransomware had spread to 150 countries and hundreds of thousands of computers.

WannaCry

The massive worldwide wave of ransomware attacks of May 12, 2017, instantly turned a once relatively obscure malware threat into screaming headline news and an urgent security concern for global leaders. The so-called WannaCry variant of ransomware, weaponized into deadly virulence with an exploit stolen from the USA’s National Security Agency, exploded through 99 countries, bringing down hospitals in the UK and telecoms operations in Spain. If the threat of ransomware wasn’t on your radar yesterday, it is today. And if you are scrambling for answers, Acronis already offers the single best defense against ransomware attacks, including WannaCry: Acronis Backup 12.5 with Active Protection™, which proactively exterminates ransomware and automatically, instantly restores any damaged data.

Off-Host Backup Processing

Acronis Backup 12.5 Advanced allows users to offload backup processing operations to a different host. It comes with advanced backup management operations, like staging, replication, validation, and retention, including D2D2C, D2C2T, and even C2D.