14 September 2004
Press release

Acronis Extends TopAZ Solutions' Distribution Agreement to Include Southeast Asian Retail Markets

Acronis Products to Be Available in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Burma, Camdobia, Laos, and Vietnam

September 14, 2004, South San Francisco, CA — Acronis, Inc., the technological leader in systems software development, announced it has extended the contract of Singapore-based distributor TopAZ Solutions Pte Ltd. to sell Acronis systems management software to retail outlets, as well as to corporate and small to mid-size business users, in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Burma, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. Terms of the agreement were not released.

"Our relationship with Acronis demonstrates how strong the market is in Southeast Asia for best-of-breed disaster recovery and other disk management tools," said Patricia Leong, sales and marketing manager at TopAZ Solutions Pte Ltd. "By offering the full line of Acronis storage and systems management applications, we can best serve our Southeast Asian retailers and resellers.

"Business-critical application like Acronis True Image Server for Windows and Linux drive down IT costs by protecting a company's most critical computing assets — it's data. In light of the challenges corporate users are facing today due to possible viruses and intrusions, we see a significant value in helping corporate customers protect their vital assets," Leong added. "Acronis also offers similar backup and storage management products for end users."

"Adding TopAZ Solutions' sales and marketing muscle to expand retail sales will further enhance the Acronis brand in Southeast Asia," said Acronis CEO Max Tsypliaev. "TopAZ Solutions has a proven track record and is well-positioned to leverage its network of resellers and retailers to carry Acronis' full line of storage and systems management tools.

"We are extremely happy to extend our relationship with TopAZ Solutions," Tsypliaev added. "We have built an effective partnership and TopAZ Solutions' ability to reach the retail and corporate user continues to make it possible for Acronis to provide the best disaster recovery, storage management and systems utilities to the market."

Resellers and retailers interested in carrying Acronis software in these Southeast Asian countries should contact TopAZ Solutions in Singapore at +65–62958603 or email: resellers@topazsol.com, website : http://www.topazsol.com.

About Acronis:

Acronis is a global cyber protection company that provides natively integrated cybersecurity, data protection, and endpoint management for managed service providers (MSPs), small and medium businesses (SMBs), and enterprise IT departments. Acronis solutions are highly efficient and designed to identify, prevent, detect, respond, remediate, and recover from modern cyberthreats with minimal downtime, ensuring data integrity and business continuity. Acronis offers the most comprehensive security solution on the market for MSPs with its unique ability to meet the needs of diverse and distributed IT environments.

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