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

Woburn, 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 is a global provider of leading backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sharing and file access solutions. Founded in 2002 Acronis has established itself as a fast-growing international company with more than 700 employees in 18 countries and partners in almost every country in the world. Acronis provides complete, efficient and reliable backup solutions for desktop, server, virtual and cloud environments as well as leading file sharing and sync solutions for mobile devices.

Acronis knows backup. The proof is in the more than 50 advanced backup and recovery technologies developed to date. Over 4.5 million consumers, small and medium businesses and service providers employ Acronis products to protect their critical data.

The company’s flagship product Acronis Backup & Recovery delivers sophisticated technology solutions packaged in an easy-to-use way that allows smaller companies to address their new enterprise-level requirements. Enterprises also use Acronis solutions to address their point disaster recovery, migration and end-point backup needs.

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Acronis International GmbH
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