Acronis extends cloud backup with native support for Amazon S3 and Wasabi storage

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In today’s digital world, data is not just a resource but a cornerstone of business stability and growth. The significance of having a robust backup strategy cannot be overstated, particularly one that incorporates cloud storage. Cloud backups offer a level of flexibility, scalability and security that traditional on-premises solutions struggle to match. By leveraging the cloud, businesses can ensure their data is not only safe from local hardware failures, cyberthreats, and natural disasters, but also accessible from anywhere, at any time.

Advantages of cloud storage for backups

Cloud storage has revolutionized the way businesses approach data backups. Its scalability allows companies to adjust their storage needs as they grow, eliminating the need for significant upfront hardware investments. Moreover, cloud storage provides enhanced data security and disaster recovery capabilities. By storing backups off-site in the cloud, businesses can ensure data availability — even in the event of local hardware failures or natural disasters.

Understanding the S3 Protocol

At the heart of many cloud storage solutions is the S3 (Simple Storage Service) protocol, now the industry's most supported storage protocol. Developed by Amazon, S3 has become synonymous with reliability, scalability and security. Its object storage architecture allows for storing any amount of data securely on the cloud, making it an ideal choice for backup solutions. The protocol's widespread adoption across various cloud storage services, including Amazon S3 and Wasabi, is a testament to its efficiency and versatility in meeting diverse storage needs.

Acronis introduces native support for Amazon S3 and Wasabi storage

We are excited to unveil a significant enhancement to our backup solution — direct support for Amazon S3 and Wasabi cloud storage. This is a significant milestone in our commitment to providing flexible, secure and efficient backup solutions for our partners and clients.


What this means for you

Unmatched flexibility: Our integration with Amazon S3 and Wasabi offers unparalleled flexibility, enabling Acronis partners to tailor their backup strategies to meet the unique needs of their customers. Whether it's leveraging AWS global data center network for data redundancy or taking advantage of Wasabi's cost-effective pricing model, the choice is yours.

Enhanced protection and reliability: By supporting these leading cloud storage providers, we ensure that your data is backed up using the most reliable and efficient technologies available. Amazon S3 extensive compliance certifications guarantee data safety and availability, while Wasabi simplicity and straightforward pricing model provide an attractive alternative for cost-conscious businesses.

Ease of use and simplified management: This update simplifies the backup management process significantly. Partners can now manage backups directly from the Acronis platform without the need for additional gateway installation and configuration. This streamlined approach not only saves time but also reduces the complexity of managing cloud backups.


The direct integration of Acronis backup solutions with Amazon S3 and Wasabi cloud storage is a significant step forward in data protection and management. It underscores our commitment to flexibility, security and reliability, ensuring that our partners and customers have access to the best tools to protect their valuable data. With this update, setting up and maintaining cloud backups has never been easier, more efficient or more secure.

About Acronis

A Swiss company founded in Singapore in 2003, Acronis has 15 offices worldwide and employees in 50+ countries. Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud is available in 26 languages in 150 countries and is used by over 20,000 service providers to protect over 750,000 businesses.