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Why add anti-malware protection to a backup solution?

Everything you need to know about Acronis True Image 2021’s anti-malware technology, including how to turn it off – and why you shouldn’t

Recent releases of Acronis True Image have included an integrated defense against ransomware, the fastest-growing cyberthreat. With the launch of Acronis True Image 2021, we expanded those capabilities to include a full range of advanced anti-malware capabilities, including real-time protection, antivirus scans, vulnerability assessment, web filtering, and videoconference app protection.

In the wake of this release, a lot of you were perplexed by those additional cybersecurity features and asked what was happening with your beloved backup solution.

In this article, we’ll explain why Acronis True Image evolved from a mere backup solution into the world’s first personal cyber protection solution.

SaaS backup: Lessons from OVHcloud’s data center fire

In the wee hours of Wednesday, March 10, 2021, a fire destroyed or damaged four major data centers operated by OVHcloud, the French company that is Europe’s largest operator of cloud infrastructure.

The conflagration in Strasbourg in Eastern France took down millions of websites across Europe and Africa, including government agency portals, banks, retailers, news websites, and an estimated 2% of the entire .FR country domain. Despite a quick response, 100 local firefighters were neither able to contain the blaze nor identify its cause.

How CloudTech S.A.S. boosted RPO by 50% and protected customers with Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud

As a managed service provider, you know how important choosing the right vendor can be. Businesses live and die by the quality of their IT services, and when your clients aren't getting what they require, it’s a risk to their livelihood and to your own. That’s the situation that CloudTech S.A.S. found themselves in when Arcserve’s data backup solution was no longer meeting their needs.

Service providers looking for the best Arcserve alternative should consider tested solutions that have already delivered incredible results for others in the IT channel. A recent case study details how Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud helped CloudTech take their service offerings to the next level.

https://www.acronis.com/en-us/products/cyber-protect/Acronis Cyber Backup leads the pack in G2’s Winter 2021 Grid® Report

Acronis is honored to have received eight #1 badges in the Winter 2021 G2 Reports, cementing its status as an industry leader in online backup, server backup, and disaster recovery. These reports indicate that — based on detailed reviews from actual business users — Acronis’ solutions are performing at the highest level for customers.

All-encompassing tragedy prevention: Reviews for Acronis True Image 2021

Last week’s release of Acronis True Image 2021 has certainly been well-received by the individuals, prosumers, and small businesses looking for cyber protection – and that’s the true measure of success for our team.

Yet it was also good to see that the new release made some good impressions on the analysts and media outlets that follow the personal and small business software and cybersecurity industries. As the first truly comprehensive personal cyber protection solution – integrating advanced cybersecurity with our best-of-breed backup – we knew it would generate some interest.

Considering how many over-hyped pitches these industry observers regularly get, it’s been refreshing to see them recognize the revolutionary nature of this release.

AV-TEST examines Acronis True Image 2021 integrated antimalware

When Acronis created the concept of cyber protection – the integration of reliable backups and effective cybersecurity – it was because we saw how hackers were creating more sophisticated attacks that start by corrupting backup software, disabling backup agents, and altering backup files.

We knew then that backup without antimalware is no longer sufficient because it couldn’t keep the data protected.

Acronis True Image 2021: The first complete personal cyber protection solution

In today’s digital world, you can lose data in any number of ways. You can accidentally delete something you need. Your hard drive can fail. And now there’s a never-ending array of malware threats that usually start their attacks by targeting your backups so you have no way to recover. And, until now, there hasn’t been a single solution that addressed it all.

With today’s release of Acronis True Image 2021, that all changes. That’s because the new Acronis True Image integrates advanced cybersecurity capabilities with our best-of-breed personal backup.

The result is the world’s first complete personal cyber protection solution – purpose-built to make protection easier to manage and more affordable, while greatly improving the security of data and devices.

Omdia MSP research on backup and recovery capabilities

We're unveiling recent survey results from the research firm Omdia to explore the backup and recovery capabilities that MSPs offer today and plan to offer in the next 12 months. Take a look at what MSPs like you have in place now, what's on the horizon, and what Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud can do to fill a wide array of your upcoming backup and recovery needs with a single management console and a single agent.

Acronis on GigaOM podcast

On the heels of prominently featuring Acronis in his recent “Radar for Hybrid Cloud Data Protection” report, analyst Enrico Signoretti spoke with our Chief Cyber Officer, Gaidar Magdanurov for a new episode in GigaOM’s Voices in Innovation podcast series.

The 30-minute conversation focused on how the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the data protection and cybersecurity landscape, and what the long-term effects of the near-global lockdown will likely be. Naturally, there was a heavy focus on the cyber protection implications of the incredible shift to working from home.

Backup and storage through the ages

Last week was the inaugural World Cyber Protection Week, a new annual event created to raise awareness of the increasingly complex protection challenges that face today’s home users, IT professionals, and service providers. Throughout it, we shared resources meant to help you prepare for the digital world of tomorrow – today, we’re shifting focus.

Join us for a fun look back at how backup and storage have evolved through the ages – and how it will continue to evolve in the years to come.