13 October 2005
Press release

Acronis appoints Walter Scott as president and CEO

October 13, 2005, South San Francisco, CA — Acronis, Inc. (www.acronis.com), the technological leader in storage management software, announced that its board of directors has named Walter Scott as the company's president and chief executive officer.

Scott most recently served as the CEO of Imceda Software, Inc., where he was responsible for driving the performance of the company's SQL Server backup and recovery business and its sale to Quest Software, Inc. Previously, Scott served as the vice president of worldwide sales for Embarcadero Technologies, Inc., where he was instrumental in the company's successful IPO.

"The Acronis board unanimously selected Scott based on his track record of leading fast-growth organizations, as well as his strong executive and personal qualities," said Max Tsypliaev, Acronis' Chairman of the Board. Tsypliaev, who previously held the title of CEO, was elevated to chairman at the same board meeting.

"We knew we needed a strong leader with extensive experience to lead our organization to the next level," said Tsypliaev. "We found that person in Walter. He has the skills, drive, determination and understanding of the market required."

"I was impressed with the dedication of the team, the loyalty of the Acronis customer base and the technology that they are producing," Scott said. "There is a real need in the market to deliver high-quality products that address the disaster recovery requirements of every computer user — from the person with a PC in their living room to the largest corporations in the world. After extensive research on the existing solutions in the market, I am convinced that Acronis has the executive team, staff and technology in place to address these needs."

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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