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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 sets the standard for cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage through its innovative backup, anti-ransomware; disaster recovery, storage, and enterprise file sync and share solutions. Enhanced by AI-based Active Protection technology, blockchain-based authentication and a unique hybrid-cloud architecture, Acronis protects all data in any environment, including physical, virtual, cloud, mobile workloads and applications.

Founded in Singapore in 2003, today the company is trusted by more than 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses worldwide, including 79 of the top 100 most valuable brands.

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Acronis International GmbH
+1 (646) 272-9435

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