Acronis adds Ed Filippine as General Manager of the Americas
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Acronis adds Ed Filippine as General Manager of the Americas

Burlington, MassachusettsNovember 10, 2009

Technology Industry Veteran Brings Extensive Sales Experience to Storage and Disaster Recovery Software Leader

Burlington, Mass., November 10, 2009 — Acronis, Inc. (http://www.acronis.com), a provider of affordable, scalable storage management and disaster recovery software, has hired Ed Filippine as General Manager of the Americas.

Building on its strong third quarter highly successful consumer (Acronis True Image Home 2010) and enterprise (Acronis Backup & Recovery 10) product launches, Acronis added Filippine to oversee sales in North and South America. Filippine will report to Chief Operating Officer Helmut Heptner.

“Ed Filippine brings a distinguished track record  in sales of both software and services,” said Heptner. “His global growth expertise will be a tremendous asset for Acronis in 2010 and beyond.”

Prior to Acronis, Filippine was Vice President, Americas Inside Sales Division at EMC Corp. He also served as a regional manager at WorldCom and the national director/sales & operations for Boston Telecommunications Co. 



About Acronis

Acronis sets the standard for hybrid cloud IT data protection through its backup, ransomware Active Protection, disaster recovery, and secure file sync and share solutions. Powered by the Acronis AnyData Engine and set apart by its image technology, Acronis delivers easy, fast, complete and affordable data protection of all files, applications and operating systems across any environment—virtual, physical, cloud, mobile and applications. Founded in 2003, Acronis protects the data of over 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses in over 150 countries and 20 languages. With more than 100 patents, Acronis products are consistently named best product of the year and cover a range of features, including migration, cloning, and replication. Today, Acronis solutions are available worldwide through a global network of service providers, distributors, and cloud resellers. Learn more: http://www.acronis.com/en-us



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Katya Turtseva
Acronis International GmbH
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