Q: I have an Acronis Backup Advanced 11.7 license. Can I use Acronis Backup 12?
A: Yes. If you have an active maintenance contract or valid subscription license for Acronis Backup Advanced 11.7, you get rights to use Acronis Backup 12 on the licensed systems. Note that some features of Acronis Backup Advanced, such as support for tape backup and deduplication, are not available in Acronis Backup 12. Alternatively, you can choose to continue using Acronis Backup Advanced 11.7 on the same machines as well. However, both versions cannot be used on the same machine at the same time. You must contact Acronis Customer Service to receive the Acronis Backup 12 licenses described above.
Q: With the release of Acronis Backup 12, will Acronis Backup Advanced 11.7 continue to be available?
A: Yes, Acronis Backup Advanced 11.7 is still available for purchase. If you require advanced features, such as tape, autoloader and tape library support, deduplication, reporting or support of Citrix XenServer, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, Linux KVM or Oracle VM Server, you should get Acronis Backup Advanced 11.7. If you purchase Acronis Backup Advanced 11.7, you will be able to use Acronis Backup 12, and receive an upgrade to Acronis Backup Advanced 12 as a benefit of the maintenance or subscription license. In addition, if you already use Acronis Backup Advanced 11.7 to protect your infrastructure and need to protect more systems or hosts, you can simply purchase additional licenses and expand your data protection.
Q: When do you plan to release Acronis Backup Advanced 12?
A: Acronis is working hard to implement all the advanced features into the Acronis Backup product line and will provide more details on the release date of Acronis Backup Advanced 12 later in the year.
Q: I have Acronis Backup Advanced. Does the release of Acronis Backup 12 affect me?
A: No, Acronis Backup 12 does not affect you, nor any other Acronis Backup Advanced customers. Acronis Backup Advanced 11.7 remains supported, maintained, and available for purchase.