February 07, 2007
Press release

Acronis Continues Rapid UK Expansion with Appointment of New Technical Support Manager

Burlington, MA, February 7, 2007 - Acronis, Inc. (www.acronis.com/en-us/), the technological leader in storage management and data recovery software, today announced the appointment of Irfan Mirza as senior technical support manager for the UK. This new appointment reflects the company's rapid expansion in the UK and follows the recent opening of its UK headquarters in London.

Mirza will be responsible for providing training to resellers on Acronis' corporate solutions, enabling them to deliver exceptional first line product support to their own customers. Furthermore, Mirza will provide channel partners with direct customer assistance on large projects requiring specific technical product and infrastructure expertise.

Kevin Moreau, business development manager for Acronis UK, said: "Irfan brings considerable end-user experience of developing resilient IT infrastructures and business continuity strategies to Acronis. This allows him to give our channel partners a client's perspective on the real data availability concerns faced by their new and existing customers, which in turn will help them increase sales and provide even more extensive pre- and post-implementation support."

Prior to joining Acronis, Mirza worked at Reckitt Benckiser as a global infrastructure architect with responsibility for supporting of two worldwide data centres. In addition, he played a key role in designing and installing a back-up solution for 400 servers and helped cut disaster recovery times by 75%. Before that Mirza worked for publisher VNU as a senior systems analyst where he implemented a programme to bring the websites of a number of leading media titles under in-house management.

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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