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Acronis adds Ed Filippine as General Manager of the Americas

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

Burlington, Mass., November 10, 2009 — Acronis, Inc. (, 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 unifies data protection and cybersecurity to deliver integrated, automated cyber protection that solves the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) challenges of the modern digital world. With flexible deployment models that fit the demands of service providers and IT professionals, Acronis provides superior cyber protection for data, applications, and systems with innovative next-generation antivirus, backup, disaster recovery, and endpoint protection management solutions powered by AI. With advanced anti-malware powered by cutting-edge machine intelligence and blockchain based data authentication technologies, Acronis protects any environment - from cloud to hybrid to on premises - at a low and predictable cost.

Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis now has more than 2,000 employees in 34 locations in 19 countries. Acronis Cyber Protect solution is available in 26 languages in over 150 countries and is used by over 20,000 service providers to protect over 750,000 businesses.

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