Cyber Infrastructure

Scale-out, cost-efficient and multi-purpose solution for the edge

What’s New in Acronis Cyber Infrastructure 3.5

Designed to fit any environment no matter the size, the latest release of Acronis Cyber Infrastructure is packed with new features that improve the performance, manageability and availability of clusters storing and running cyber protection workloads.

Enhanced Performance
  • Gain a boost to storage performance for hybrid and all-flash clusters, up to three times faster storage for random writes, and now up to 25% faster storage for random reads
  • Get up to 70% faster storage for random writes and up to two times faster storage for random reads vs. Ceph 14.2.4
  • Leverage better VM support with up to 20% better performance for Windows 2016 VMs than QEMU-KVM-2.12 in CentOS 8.0
Improved Manageability
  • Control VM placement granularly to better manage VM placement based on node characteristics
  • Migrate a virtual machine running on VMware vSphere version 5.0 or later to Acronis Cyber Infrastructure
  • Provision additional compute services like Kubernetes as a Service, Load Balancer as a Service and compute metering
  • Streamline block storage management with a new, easy-to-use pre-configured dashboard
  • Store objects easily using the write-once-read-many (WORM) mode with object-locking API support
Heightened Availability
  • Maintain physical nodes – while keeping workloads online – by using available resources to migrate them to other nodes
  • Execute non-disruptive rolling updates and upgrades, while maintaining full workload availability
  • Reduced disruption from replacing disks with automatic role assignment for new disks

Acronis Cyber Cloud for Enterprise
Webinar Recording

Forrester Webinar: The Savings Enterprises Realize When Replacing Legacy Backup Solutions with Acronis Cyber Protection

  • Joe Branca

    Forrester Research Analyst

  • Ryan Davis

    Acronis Director of Enterprise Sales

Introducing Acronis Cyber Infrastructure

Key Benefits

Cover all use-cases and scenarios with one solution. Acronis unites software-defined compute, network and storage in a single, scalable product. You can work with a trusted solution that’s been optimized to work with Acronis Cyber Cloud’s suite of products. Deployed at Acronis data centers worldwide, Acronis Cyber Infrastructure stores more than 200+ PB of data that’s been backed up from more than 125,000 servers, PCs and mobile devices.

Businesses Expect More

Cost-efficient

Leverage a solution that fits any business model. Acronis separates the software from the hardware and offers flexible licensing, including a pay-as-you-go model. Minimize IT's workload with an efficient, easy to manage and maintain solution.

Easy-to-use

Ensure that systems are up and running smoothly and troubleshoot problems before they impact end-users or third-party systems. Built-in management and monitoring tools like pre-integrated Prometheus engine and pre-configured Grafana dashboards make it easy.

Secure

Solve data integrity issues and be sure your data is secure with integrated Acronis CloudRAID. Acronis also encrypts data at rest using AES-256-bit encryption and incorporates Acronis Notary with blockchain technology to verify that data is authentic.

Usage Scenarios

Software-Defined Infrastructure

Build a private or public cloud to address the most demanding use-cases for cloud services today. A combination of high-performance compute, universal software-defined storage and flexible networking allows you to grow the business without complexity concerns.

Archive Storage

Keep Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud and Acronis Backup data secure anywhere – on-premises and in public clouds, like Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure, or on Network Attached Storage (NAS). You can also replicate data to another data center.

File Storage

Experience exceptional performance even for partial-file updates. Acronis Cyber Infrastructure is optimized to support Network File Systems (NFS), plus you can use Kerberos and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) to control your permissions.

Object Storage

Develop your own AWS S3-compatible cloud storage for applications and cloud services. You’ll gain unlimited scalability to billions of objects. Acronis Cyber Infrastructure ensures the easiest, most efficient and secure option for Acronis Cyber Files Cloud.

High-performance Storage

Depend on fast block storage for high-performance tasks with Acronis Cyber Infrastructure. It is highly efficient and allows you to run virtual machines (VMs) or databases with highly available Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) targets.

Features List

Acronis Cyber Cloud

Increase efficiency while reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). Acronis Cyber Infrastructure is optimized for the Acronis Cyber Cloud suite of products.

Acronis CloudRAID

Solve any data-rebuild problems and get better data protection and performance. Acronis CloudRAID helps users manage overhead and load balancing to ensure data is always safe.

Acronis Notary

Improve regulatory compliance and guarantee the authenticity of object-storage data. Already built-in, Acronis Notary leverages the power of blockchain technology.

Three Licensing Models

PAYG/SPLA for cloud SPs
  • Storage commitment is combined with your overall service provider cloud commitment
  • Billing is based on the average storage used per month
  • Storage consumed by Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud is free for CSPs
  • Pricing includes maintenance and support
Subscription license
  • Purchase in a range of fixed-capacity units, which are combined for the total capacity required
  • Available in extendable one, three, and five-year terms
  • Scales from 10 TB to unlimited capacity
  • Includes maintenance and support
Perpetual license
  • Customers pay a one-time price that includes the first year of maintenance/support
  • Customers must purchase yearly maintenance to receive continuous updates
  • Scales from 10 TB to unlimited capacity

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System Requirements

For Production deployments, Acronis recommends using a minimum of three nodes to get high-availability and improved data protection.

Storage and Compute and Management
Minimum

16 CPU cores
32 GB RAM
3xHDDs, 100 GB minimum

Recommended

32 CPU Xeon cores
64 GB+ RAM
3xSSDs, 100 GB minimum

Compute or Storage and Compute
Minimum

4 CPU cores
8 GB RAM
3xHDDs, 100 GB minimum

Recommended

32 CPU Xeon cores
64 GB+ RAM
3xSSDs, 100 GB minimum

Storage or Storage and Management
Minimum

2 CPU cores
4 GB RAM
3xHDDs, 100 GB minimum

Recommended

One CPU core per 8 HDDs
Intel Xeon E5 or faster
16 GB RAM + 0.5 GB per HDD
3xSSDs, 100 GB minimum

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Acronis Professional Services

If your organization has a complex IT infrastructure or limited IT resources, Acronis Professional Services can assist you with the design, integration, implementation and on-going operation of your Acronis Cyber Infrastructure solution.

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Looking for Help?

Frequently Asked Questions
How is Acronis Cyber Infrastructure licensed?

Acronis offers completely flexible licensing. With Acronis Cyber Infrastructure we license for storage capacity only. All prices include all storage feature sets (no need for any add-on licensing) and maintenance/support. Subscription and perpetual licenses are built from a fixed range of capacity sizes, from 10TB to unlimited storage. We offer a Pay-As-You-Go Service Provider License Agreement for cloud service providers – billing usage is calculated as a monthly average of used storage space, according to usage statistics from storage installation. We offer a range of fixed capacity units, which are combined for the total capacity required.

What is the recommended hardware configuration for a highly available cluster?

Depending on your requirements, we recommend clusters with at least 5 nodes to ensure high availability of the solution. Specific characteristics can be obtained from the table above and via this article.

How does Acronis Cyber Infrastructure integrate with Acronis Cyber Platform products?

Acronis Cyber Infrastructure is the foundation for all Acronis Cyber Platform products. They are thoroughly integrated for better performance and lower bandwidth usage.

Can we evaluate this product before purchase?

Yes, you can download a trial version of Acronis Cyber infrastructure with only one limitation – the maximum storage it supports is one terabyte. Storage capacity can be extended with a purchased license.

Which public cloud integration scenarios are supported?

Acronis Cyber Infrastructure supports Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure and AWS cloud services with full support of S3 protocol as well as dedicated support in Acronis Backup Gateway component.

Which operating systems are supported for virtualization?

Acronis Cyber Infrastructure supports various versions of Windows, including Windows Server 2019 and Linux Kernel versions. Please review documentation for the most up to date compatibility information.

Self-service Support

In case you have any difficulties, we have collected all the useful materials for this product in our FAQ, Knowledge Base and documentation. Also you can always ask your question on our discussion boards.

Contact Technical Support

Customers with active product maintenance or subscription are entitled to 24/7 technical support. Follow the instructions at the Technical Support Site to get prompt support by phone, chat or e-mail.