November 10, 2009
Press release

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 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
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