July 21, 2010
Press release

Acronis Appoints New VP of Marketing

Seasoned Veteran Brings Strong Credentials to Lead Acronis' Worldwide Marketing Efforts

WOBURN, MASS., July 21, 2010 - Acronis, a leading provider of easy-to-use backup, recovery and security solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, has hired Dana Prestigiacomo as Vice President of Marketing.

Prestigiacomo joins Acronis from CA Technologies, an independent IT management software company, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President of Marketing. In this post, she oversaw a wide range of programs for their direct and channel business from market segmentation and analysis to campaigns focused on awareness, thought leadership, and demand generation.

Formerly Prestigiacomo served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field and Channel Marketing, responsible for all global demand generation activities, marketing metrics and a wide range of programs.

Prior to joining CA Technologies in 2005, she held the position of Senior Vice President of Marketing at The Thomson Corporation, one of the world's largest information companies which later merged with Reuters to become Thomas Reuters. In addition, Prestigiacomo served in avariety of senior brand and marketing positions within IBM.

In making the announcement, Jason Donahue, CEO of Acronis, said, "Dana brings extraordinary credentials to Acronis as we continue to grow as the leader in backup, disaster recovery and security. Her experience in global marketing positions, especially worldwide field marketing and brand strategy, are key to our future success."

Prestigiacomo earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of California, Davis.

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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