July 25, 2005
Press release

Sweetwater selects Acronis for Disaster Recovery

Sweetwater Creation Station ships with Acronis True Image pre-installed

JULY 25, 2005, South San Francisco, CA — Acronis, Inc., the technological leader in storage management software, announced that Sweetwater, the Fort Wayne, IN-based music and audio gear retailer, selected Acronis True Image backup and disaster recovery software to be installed on its Sweetwater Creation Station systems.

"Sweetwater's customers expect us to always go the extra mile in providing them with the best service and the best products available anywhere," said Chuck Surack, president of Sweetwater Sound. "When we designed our Sweetwater Creation Station computers (http://www.sweetwater.com/creation_station/), we knew that these were machines that would be used by audio and music professionals under extremely demanding conditions, with deadlines and pressure that allowed for no downtime and no reliability issues.

"By providing Acronis True Image for workstations with our fine line of Creation Station computers, we feel that we are offering customers a solution they can depend on for all their production needs," Surack said.

"Acronis is proud to serve such a demanding clientele," said Max Tsypliaev, CEO of Acronis. "Music and audio professionals understand the intricacies of creating exact copies of sound and reproducing music precisely as the artist intended it to be. At Acronis, we have the same devotion to data, be it digitized music, corporate spreadsheets or images."

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

About Sweetwater Sound

Sweetwater is a multi-division company based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, specializing in professional audio equipment, MIDI keyboards and modules, and guitars, amplifiers and accessories. In addition to retail and service departments, Sweetwater is home to a state-of-the-art digital recording facility. For further information contact Director of Marketing Michael Ross at (800) 222-4700, ext. 1140.

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 45 locations across the globe. 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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