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Just Opened: Early Access to the Acronis Cyber Platform

Acronis Cyber Platform

Today we announced that we’re opening the Acronis Cyber Platform to give developers, ISVs, OEMs, service providers, and others access to our core platform. This early access is designed to encourage expanded functionality and application integrations by developers while giving them access to Acronis’ large ecosystem.

The Acronis Cyber Platform, which is the foundation of the company’s existing services, features a series of APIs supported by software development kits (SDK) and sample code. With today’s early access, developers can have the kind of access was previously available only to Acronis and select integration partners such as ConnectWise, Microsoft and Google.

Acronis Cyber Platform: Handing the Keys to Developers

Acronis Cyber Protection Platform

In today’s digital world, data is the most valuable asset that your organization has. The data economy and its key driver, the democratization of data, is changing the competitive landscape everywhere. New industries are being built while traditional industries and business models are being destroyed. In addition, the amount of data and the the number of data sources is exploding because there are more apps, more “things”, more analysis of data, and more places to store data.

As a result, most organizations are falling way behind in their ability to manage and protect data.

When transforming to be a “data-driven” digital transformation success story in your market space, it’s critical to remember –  your team, your partners, your investors and your customers depend on your organization to effectively protect data from loss, theft and manipulation. 

Windows Server 2003 - How to wind down safely and avoid data loss

Since its launch on May 28, 2003, Windows Server 2003 has become the backbone of many data center operations. More than twenty million servers worldwide still use Windows Server 2003. According to W3Techs, 25 percent of the Windows-based web servers still run IIS 6.0, running on Windows Server 2003. Now after 12 years, Microsoft has said it will discontinue Windows Server 2003 support on July 14, 2015.

In 2014 alone, Microsoft released 67 security bulletins for Windows Server 2003, deeming 27 of them ‘critical’. As with Windows XP, governments and large corporations can pay Microsoft millions of dollars for out-of-band support. If your organization cannot afford the high cost of extended support, it is time to move away from Windows Server 2003. There are six reasons why you should migrate from Windows Server 2003: