Acronis cyber protection gets $250M+ investment, valuation at $2.5B+

A new day is dawning for Acronis and the IT industry. Today we announced that Acronis has secured more than $250 million in a funding round led by CVC Capital Partners VII and other investors, bringing our valuation to more than $2.5 billion.

More than doubling our valuation in 18 months – especially during a global pandemic – is a testament to the power of Acronis’ cyber protection technology and the dedication of our network of more than 50,000 partners. 

This funding round comes at a pivotal time, as Acronis has been intensifying our support for service provider partners to deliver cyber protection to businesses of any size.  These funds will immediately be used to further accelerate our current growth strategy.

World Password Day 2021

To help stop the wave of Post-it notes that say “Password1!” this World Password Day, we asked Acronis Cybersecurity Analyst Topher Tebow and VP of Cyber Protection Research Candid Wüest to offer tips for building strong passwords and a prediction of how the use of passwords will change in the years ahead.

Cyberthreat update from Acronis CPOCs: Week of April 26, 2021

Here at Acronis, we’re always monitoring for dangers to your data, deploying updates to handle newly-discovered vulnerabilities, and issuing alerts and recommendations to help you stay protected. Our global network of Acronis Cyber Protection Operations Centers (CPOCs) continue to work around the clock to proactively detect and defend against the latest cyberthreats.

Part of this work includes video updates to inform you of modern hazards in the digital landscape — such as a surge in remote access Trojan attacks and new techniques for malware delivery. Here’s a look at some of the most recent breaking news and analyses:

MSPs gain expanded protection for macOS and management flexibility

As service providers protect a wide range of machines and environments against an ever-expanding threat landscape, it’s critical that the solutions they use to power their services can keep up. To ensure our partners have the capabilities they need to keep their clients’ endpoints protected, our April 2021 release for Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud incorporates some highly sought-after features, as well as UX and time-saving improvements.

Cyberthreat update from Acronis CPOCs: Week of April 19, 2021

Here at Acronis, we’re always monitoring for dangers to your data, deploying updates to handle newly-discovered vulnerabilities, and issuing alerts and recommendations to help you stay protected. Our global network of Acronis Cyber Protection Operations Centers (CPOCs) continue to work around the clock to proactively detect and defend against the latest cyberthreats.

Part of this work includes video updates to inform you of modern hazards in the digital landscape — such as shifting cybercrime tactics and ransomware strikes against major corporations. Here’s a look at some of the most recent breaking news and analyses:

Acronis Snap Deploy. Built for IT productivity.

Time is money…so to optimize your limited IT resources you should be able to provision all the machines you need at once – as quickly as you can provision one – is a much better approach.

Acronis Snap Deploy makes that easy, but new capabilities will improve your IT team’s productivity and efficiency even more. Let’s take a look.

Cyberthreat update from Acronis CPOCs: Week of April 12, 2021

Here at Acronis, we’re always monitoring for dangers to your data, deploying updates to handle newly-discovered vulnerabilities, and issuing alerts and recommendations to help you stay protected. Our global network of Acronis Cyber Protection Operations Centers (CPOCs) continue to work around the clock to proactively detect and defend against the latest cyberthreats.

Part of this work includes video updates to inform you of modern hazards in the digital landscape — such as new cyberthreat campaigns and ransomware strikes against major organizations. Here’s a look at some of the most recent breaking news and analyses:

New integration: MSPs can now manage Acronis via Kaseya VSA

We’ve worked hard to ensure Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud – which unifies backup, cybersecurity, and protection management capabilities in one solution designed for MSPs – integrates with the popular RMM and PSA systems that service providers rely on.

Recently, we added to our list of integrations so that Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud can now be monitored and run via the Kaseya VSA platform.

Canalys adds Acronis to Endpoint Security Performance Index

With the launch of Acronis Cyber Protect in 2020, we began to compete in other sectors above and beyond backup and recovery. With integrated anti-malware, vulnerability assessments, and URL filtering, Acronis started looking more like an endpoint protection solution – and it seems the analyst community took notice.

Most notably, the market research firm Canalys recently began including Acronis in their Endpoint Security Vendor Performance Index, and our unified solutions performed very well.

Cyberthreat update from Acronis CPOCs: Week of April 5, 2021

Here at Acronis, we’re always monitoring for dangers to your data, deploying updates to handle newly-discovered vulnerabilities, and issuing alerts and recommendations to help you stay protected. Our global network of Acronis Cyber Protection Operations Centers (CPOCs) continue to work around the clock to proactively detect and defend against the latest cyberthreats.

Part of this work includes video updates to inform you of modern hazards in the digital landscape — such as ransomware strikes against major corporations and the emergence of novel cyberthreats. Here’s a look at some of the most recent breaking news and analyses: