01 October 2007
Press release

Acronisr Signs Commtech as Ireland Value Added Distributor

1 October, 2007, Paris, France - Acronis EMEA (www.acronis.com/en-gb/), a provider of advanced storage management software, announced today that it has signed a non-exclusive agreement with Commtech, Ireland's leading value added distributor of IT products, to distribute the Acronis family of award-winning corporate software solutions in Ireland.

Under the terms of the distribution agreement, Commtech will distribute the Acronis True Image™ (ATI) corporate product range including ATI Workstation; ATI Enterprise Server; ATI Server for Windows; and ATI Server for Linux. In addition, Commtech will distribute Acronis Snap Deploy and Acronis Disk Director Server.

The agreement further extends Acronis' reach into the Irish market where Commtech has strong existing relationships with a nationwide network of resellers and Internet service providers and an excellent reputation as a trusted IT security, networking and virtualisation solutions distributor.

Justin Owens, managing director at Commtech, said: "We are happy to be partnering with Acronis, a brand that is recognised for its end-to-end reliable storage management and disaster recovery software solutions. Working with Acronis will ensure that we continue to provide our clients with the highest quality and most cost-effective solutions."

Kevin Moreau, general manager for Acronis UK & Ireland, said: "We will be working closely with the Commtech team to make our award-winning backup and disaster recovery software solutions available to a broad range of organisations across Ireland."

The family of Acronis solutions will complement Commtech's existing virtualisation and storage offerings, enabling the company to provide its customers with fast and reliable backup, recovery, deployment and migration software solutions. The agreement also calls for close cooperative marketing and support between the two companies. Commtech will promote Acronis' software to its new and existing resellers and, in return, Acronis will provide Commtech with dedicated technical support and training, as well as detailed product guidance and direct sales support for Commtech's key clients.

About Commtech

Commtech is a leading, value added Irish Distributor specialising in IT security, virtualisation software and voice products & services. Partnering with key leaders in the industry, Commtech offers superior new technology coupled with technical training, consultancy and support services to satisfy local market needs and requirements.

Commtech works with a nationwide network of resellers and (ISPs) Internet Service Providers, supplying best of breed products such as: (IT Security & Networking) SonicWALL, McAfee, Secure Computing, Barracuda Networks, Websense, Juniper Networks, Attachmate, GFI and Kerio; (Virtualisation) VMware, Vizioncore, PlateSpin, Neoware and Acronis: and (Voice) Avaya and Altigen VoIP.

For more information, please visit www.commtech.ie or call

  • Justin Owens (Commtech) +353 1 8091230
  • Jillian Godsil (Practice PR & Events) +353 53 94 296 76

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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