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Acronis Backup & Recovery Virtual Edition Is The Number 1 Choice, Again

Burlington, MassachusettsAugust 16, 2011

Acronis Wins the Backup & Recovery Category of Readers’ Choice Awards For The Second Year Running

Woburn, MA, August 16, 2011Acronis, a leading provider of easy-to-use disaster recovery and data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced that Acronis® Backup & RecoveryTM  Virtual Edition was voted as the winner in the Backup & Recovery category of the Readers' Choice Awards.

Over the last two years, Acronis® Backup & RecoveryTM 10 Virtual Edition is the only backup & disaster recovery product to have been recognized four times in the Readers’ Choice Awards. No other virtualization product has been consistently successful, demonstrating Acronis’ ongoing commitment to innovation, quality and providing organizations with affordable, easy to use backup and recovery solutions.

“Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Virtual Edition is proven to enable organizations to safely and securely migrate and protect data within their virtualized environments,” said Seth Goodling, Virtualization Practice manager at Acronis. “Acronis offers the industry leading combination of migration, management, deduplication and backup reporting that gives our customers a reliable and powerful, yet simple disaster recovery solution for their virtual machines.”

Acronis recently announced Acronis® Backup & RecoveryTM 11 Virtual Edition which is available now. The latest version includes new features such as simultaneous backups of multiple virtual machines for VMware® ESX(i) and Microsoft Hyper-V®  allowing increased performance for backups of virtual environments; single agent for multiple VMware ESX(i) hosts which increases efficiency and simplifies management of backups for  VMware vSphere® configurations; LAN free backup to reduce CPU and network consumption and support for Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) - for Microsoft Hyper-V environments.

“Our Readers’ Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category,” said Sean Buttigieg, manager. " users are specialists in their field who encounter various solutions for virtualization at the workplace. The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry." conducts bi-monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by administrators in a particular category of third party solutions for virtualization environments. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors' votes.

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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