Acronis Named Delotitte Rising Star in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 Program
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Acronis Named Delotitte Rising Star in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 Program

Burlington, MassachusettsNovember 20, 2008

Acronis®, Inc. (http://www.acronis.com), a provider of affordable, scalable storage management and disaster recovery software, was named a Rising Star on Deloitte’s 2008 Technology Fast 500. A special category, the Rising Star list ranks 10 companies that have been in business a minimum of three years, but less than five years. They are ranked based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth over three years (2005 to 2007). Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 is a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America

Acronis CEO Jason Donahue credits the cost savings associated with having an efficient and effective backup and disaster recovery strategy, along with a strong channel program and a great support team with the company’s 946 percent revenue growth over the past three years. "We are extremely pleased to be recognized by Deloitte as a Rising Star, as it is further acknowledgement of the value our backup and recovery software brings to our consumer, SMB and enterprise customers. As companies look to save money and extend the life of their computer systems in a hardware-agnostic environment, deploying a comprehensive backup and recovery strategy using Acronis software is proving to be an excellent economic decision."

“Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Rising Star list honors young companies that have differentiated themselves not only through technology innovation, but via extraordinary revenue growth," said Phil Asmundson, Deloitte LLP vice chairman and national managing partner for Technology, Media and Telecommunications. “We congratulate Acronis for the remarkable three-year growth that propelled it to the ranks of our 2008 Rising Stars."

Rising Star Qualifications

To qualify as a Fast 500 Rising Star, entrants must have had 2005 operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or $75,000 CD, for the United States and Canada, respectively, and 2007 operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD.

Entrants must be headquartered in North America, and own proprietary technology or proprietary intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues, or devote a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology. Using other companies’ technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify.


About Deloitte

As used in this document, “Deloitte” means Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.



About Acronis

Acronis sets the standard for hybrid cloud data protection through its backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sync and share solutions. Powered by the Acronis AnyData Engine and set apart by its image technology, Acronis delivers easy, complete and affordable data protection of all files, applications and operating systems across any environment—virtual, physical, cloud and mobile. Founded in 2003, Acronis protects the data of over 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses in over 145 countries. With more than 100 patents, Acronis products have been named best product of the year, and cover a range of features, including migration, cloning and replication. Today, Acronis solutions are available worldwide through a global network of service providers, distributors and cloud resellers.



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Katya Turtseva
Acronis International GmbH
+1 (646) 272-9435
Et@acronis.com


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