October 31, 2007
Press release

REDPLAID Managed Hosting Selects Acronis Backup Solution from SWsoft

HERNDON, Va., October 31, 2007 - Attracted by lower pricing and competitive leasing options, REDPLAID Managed Hosting, a provider of secure and reliable dedicated hosting services, has chosen Acronis True Image Server from SWsoft to deliver data backup and recovery services to its dedicated server hosting customers. SWsoft is reselling the solution through an agreement with Acronis, Inc. of Burlington, Mass.

Acronis True Image Server is an award-winning disaster recovery, backup and disk imaging solution for Linux and Windows that provides comprehensive system protection and recovery of servers developed by Acronis. SWsoft enables service providers to manage the Acronis server through SWsoft Plesk or other control panel interfaces. SWsoft is a member of the Acronis Virtualization Partners alliance program.

"By purchasing Acronis True Image Server through SWsoft, we can offer our customers peace of mind with 24x7 protection of their business data and comprehensive disaster recovery in the event of a system failure. We can provide these services with minimal business interruption and downtime, at a very attractive price," said Richard Waidmann, president, REDPLAID Managed Hosting.

"Through our agreement with Acronis, we can provide powerful backup and recovery technology to REDPLAID and all our customers with an attractive business model," said Serg Bell, CEO, SWsoft. "This agreement and SWsoft's continued focus on technology innovation through our OPEN FUSION initiative advance an open hosting platform."

"Acronis is looking forward to providing REDPLAID with the tools it needs to help its customers protect valuable business data," said Walter Scott, CEO, Acronis. "SWsoft's decision to offer Acronis True Image Server with competitive leasing options will make it easier for REDPLAID and other service providers to introduce new services and drive additional revenue from both new and existing customers."

OPEN FUSION is an SWsoft technology initiative to improve integration among a wide range of systems, third-party applications and modules, and custom and in-house solutions. The OPEN FUSION platform enables optimized delivery of software as a service (SaaS) and traditional hosting services to help independent software vendors and service providers take full advantage of new opportunities in the market.


Pricing and Availability

Acronis True Image Server Light and Pro versions are available now from SWsoft and SWsoft partners worldwide. Monthly leasing agreements are available only for SWsoft partners. For more information, visit www.swsoft.com/en/products/plesk/acronis.


About REDPLAID Managed Hosting

REDPLAID Managed Hosting provides the most reliable, affordable, responsive, and secure Windows dedicated hosting and Linux dedicated hosting to run business critical 24x7 applications and ecommerce environments. REDPLAID offers the highest level of security in the dedicated hosting industry with a 100% Secure Guarantee within REDPLAID's industry-leading Service Level Agreement with money-back penalties should strict security standards not be achieved. REDPLAID Managed Hosting is the dedicated server hosting division of Connectria Corporation, one of the most-successful and fastest-growing technology companies in the U.S. as ranked by Deloitte & Touche. More information can be found at www.redplaid.com and www.connectria.com.




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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