08 April 2015
Press release

Acronis Backup Service - Back Up Data from Any Source and Recover to Any Destination and System

New Cloud Service Protects Business Data and Provides Resellers with an Easy, Complete and Safe Path to Cloud Service Offerings

LONDON, UK - EMBARGOED TILL APRIL 07, 2015- Acronis®, a global leader in new generation data protection, today announced the launch of Acronis Backup Service, a local and cloud backup service with bare metal recovery to any destination or system in the event of a disaster.

Acronis Backup Service (ABS) has solved key data protection challenges with a complete and easy-to-manage service that provides data backup from any source and data recovery to any destination and system. Powered by the Acronis AnyData Engine, this set of powerful solutions enable organizations to capture, store, recover, control and access data in virtual, physical, cloud, and mobile environments - using one centralized web-based management console. ABS backs up physical and virtual servers and workstations to local storage or to Acronis' secure data centers. Acronis Backup Service, which is exclusive to TechData in the UK for the first month (April 2015), also recovers individual files, hard disks as well as entire systems fast and easily. The easy-to-use web interface also reduces your IT team workload so they can focus on the core business of your company.

Key Reasons for users to select Acronis include:

  • All-in-one local and cloud backup for ultimate dual protection
  • File and disk image backup combined with system recovery to meet specific recovery requirements
  • Granular file backup and recovery for critical data
  • Easy disk imaging backup for total protection
  • Backup of physical and virtual environments for complete coverage
  • Any-to-Any migration - P2V, V2V, V2P, P2P for flexibility to recover to any system
  • Restore to dissimilar hardware, even VMs with bare-metal restore
  • Cloud web-based management for ultimate scalability
  • Proven bare-metal recovery to same or dissimilar hardware

"We engineered Acronis Backup Services specifically to support partners and end-users who do not have their own data center but need enterprise-class data protection" said Chris Hilderbrand, Vice President, Global Channel Sales, Acronis. "ABS is ideal for distributors and resellers because it allows them to provision cloud backup and recovery services for all leading infrastructure platforms, with no upfront costs and without changing the way they sell and do business."

With Acronis Backup Service, Acronis Partners will be able to:

  • Solve customers' data protection needs quickly
  • Expand service portfolio with cloud backup & recovery today
  • Create new revenue streams with zero entry costs
  • Reduce churn with local and cloud backup and bare-metal recovery

Acronis Backup Service is designed to improve productivity and be centrally-remotely managed. Services are provided with an affordable subscription forgoing the need for upfront investments in infrastructure. Acronis has Tier IV design regional datacenters in US, France, Germany, Russia, Singapore, Japan for optimized location based storage with more added each quarter.

For more information about the Acronis Backup Service, please visit

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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