13 June 2005
Press release

Acronis, Kanguru Solutions sign OEM agreement for Acronis Migrate Easy

June 13, 2005, South San Francisco, CA — Acronis, Inc. the technological leader in storage management software, announced that Kanguru Solutions, a division of Interactive Media Corporation, signed an OEM agreement that bundles Acronis Migrate Easy 7.0 as part of its Kanguru PC Clone Kit.

The kit is a hardware and software backup solution that allows users to create an exact copy of their hard drive. It includes an 80GB to 250GB 3.5-inch hard drive, a USB 2.0-to-IDE adapter, and a copy of Acronis Migrate Easy. Acronis Migrate Easy 7.0 allows customers to deploy the new hard disk as an additional storage or as a bootable drive quickly and easily-migrating all data, operating systems, programs, and everything else automatically.

"We selected Acronis Migrate Easy for our PC Clone Kit because Kanguru Solutions is committed to providing its users with the most advanced technology that is easy to use," said Nate Cote, Vice President of Product Management for Kanguru Solutions. "We needed a product that could help us get to market quickly and keep costs in line to provide an excellent product to our customer base at an attractive price point. Acronis met and exceeded both those requirements."

"Acronis is dedicated to providing its OEM customers with solutions that are proven to exceed their technological requirements at a cost that ensures them a solid return on their investment," said Max Tsypliaev, CEO of Acronis. "Our technology makes it easy to integrate our software with Kanguru's hardware solution. The ease of use of our product also helps to keep Kanguru's support costs low."

"Acronis provides hardware OEMs with powerful software that complements their hardware offerings so that they can deliver whole product solutions to their customers," said Luis Andrade, Acronis director of OEM and new business development. "Acronis' agreement with Kanguru Solutions demonstrates both our world-class software solutions and our growing recognition as a value-added partner for innovative OEMs looking to differentiate their products in a crowded market."

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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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