21 June 2005
Press release

Acronis Snap Deploy launched; Deploys corporate PCs and servers quickly & easily while reducing support costs

Newest member of corporate product family integrates with Acronis True Image to deploy operating sytsems, applications

June 21, 2005, South San Francisco, CA — Acronis, Inc., the technological leader in storage management software, announced the release of Acronis Snap Deploy, a comprehensive, enterprise-class software deployment solution that enables organizations deploy new PCs and servers quickly and easily.

The software, which incorporates Acronis' unique disk-imaging technology, can create an exact disk image of the standard system software configuration then deploy it via multicast or narrowcast to systems on the corporate network. Acronis Snap Deploy also allows the corporate IT directors, systems integrator or OEM to perform post-deployment software customizations, making changes to individual networked machines providing the complete deployment solution.

"Acronis has long provided IT managers with a world-class disk imaging solution for back-up and disaster recovery," said Max Tsypliaev, CEO of Acronis. "Now we're providing the complementary technology that lets small- and mid-size businesses, as well as corporate enterprises, the ability to deploy a standardized PC configuration to all of their systems from a centralized, management console."

In a report from market research firm Gartner Inc. entitled "Predicts 2005: IT Operations Must Transform Service Delivery*," the firm noted that "IT operations groups will focus on managing end-to-end IT services in 2005. By standardizing IT infrastructure, re-engineering IT management processes and implementing automation, they will become more business-centric."

"Corporate IT directors, system integrators, and OEMs are looking for standardized solutions from world-class vendors that will reduce infrastructure and support costs while ensuring the fastest deployment of user systems," added Stephen Lawton, Acronis' director of marketing. "Acronis Snap Deploy offers the stability of proven disk-imaging technology with the convenience of multicasting an image to any system, be it local, mobile or remote. We recognize the need for an organized, cohesive approach to systems and software deployment and now can offer IT departments, system integrators, and OEMs alike with a complete solution to meet these needs."

The product is currently shipping. Pricing varies based on the installation.

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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