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One in Four Businesses Fail After a Disaster

Burlington, MassachusettsApril 17, 2009

Free Acronis Webinar Features Experts, Tips on Disaster Recovery

For business owners, being prepared can mean staying in business following a disaster. An estimated 25 percent of businesses do not reopen following a major disaster, according to the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS). Acronis, a global provider of affordable, scalable storage management and disaster recovery software, will host a free webinar on the steps required to improve a business’ disaster recovery ability on Thursday, April 23 at 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. To view the on-demand version of this webinar, please click here.

The webinar will feature Kelly Urbizu, Institute of Business & Home Safety, who will present actionable insight to empower overall business resilience. IBHS is an independent, nonprofit, scientific and educational organization that works to reduce the business, social and economic effects of natural disasters and other risks to residential and commercial property.

Joining Urbizu will be Ryan Kidney, Acronis Principal Solutions Architect, who will demonstrate the award-winning Acronis True Image Echo backup and disaster recovery solution.

About Acronis

Acronis sets the standard for New Generation Data Protection through its backup, disaster recovery, and secure access solutions. Powered by the Acronis AnyData Engine and set apart by its image technology, Acronis delivers easy, complete and safe backups 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 its more than 50 patents, Acronis’ products have been named best product of the year, and cover a range of features, including migration, cloning and replication.

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