20 September 2005
Press release

Toshiba Singapore selects Acronis True Image Personal for its notebooks, tablet PCs

September 20, 2005, Singapore — Acronis, Inc., the technological leader in storage management software, announced that its subsidiary, Acronis Asia, Pte Ltd., will work with Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd to bundle Acronis True Image Personal Edition with Toshiba notebooks and tablet computers (more commonly known as "Tablet PCs") throughout Asia South.

By bundling award-winning Acronis True Image with its notebooks, Toshiba will allow users to create an exact disk image for complete system backup and bare metal restore while providing the most comprehensive data protection. The disk backup file contains the exact copy of a hard disk, including all the computer data, operating system, and programs. After a system crash, the user can restore the entire system or simply replace lost files and folders from the disk backup.

"Notebook these days is not just a portable office but it also acts as a portable entertainment center too," said Mr. Junichi Ishikawa, General Manager of Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd (South and Southeast Asia — Computer System Division). "We selected Acronis True Image based on its superior features and ease of use; it allows users turn their notebook into a totally protected and secured device that is perfect for working on the road or in the digital home. Acronis True Image Personal Edition has proved its value for us and our combined technology will result in enhanced value for our customers and real competitive advantage in the months ahead," he added.

"Acronis is proud to partner with Toshiba, one of the leading notebook manufacturers," said Max Tsypliaev, chairman of the board of Acronis. "Our partnership with Toshiba allows users to greatly benefit from our products' superior integration. Mobility meets the demand in today's highly competitive business environment, enabling new business opportunities, but it also confronts an increasing number of risks that can potentially threaten your business. Toshiba addresses these concerns with this winning and complete backup and restore solution that can be experienced practically anywhere."

"Acronis' alliance with Toshiba Singapore represents unprecedented opportunity to reach a broad range of customers throughout the region. Acronis True Image Personal Edition brings advanced disk imaging and backup technology and guarantees real value add to Toshiba's hardware offerings and provides significant service savings," said Laurent Dedenis, managing director of Acronis Asia.

Terms of the agreement were not released.

About Toshiba Singapore Pte Ltd.

Established in 1875, Toshiba Corporation is a global high technology product leader with 315 major subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. Toshiba Singapore Pte.Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. Its Singapore-based Computer Systems Division (CSD) is the regional headquarters for South and Southeast Asia. In addition to notebook computers under the Qosmio, Satellite, Satellite Pro, TECRA, PORTEGE and libretto product brand names, the company also offers portable and wireless accessories and Pocket PC devices for customers under the Toshiba brand name. For more information, visit the company's website at www.pc.toshiba-asia.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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