November 03, 2010
Press release

Redmond Magazine Readers Select Acronis as Best Backup and Recovery in 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards

Acronis' Product Suite Wins 10 Awards; Voted Best Disaster Recovery Solution for Physical and Virtual Environments

Woburn, Mass., November 3, 2010 - Acronis, a leading provider of easy-to-use backup, recovery, and security solutions for physical, virtual, and cloud environments, today announced that Redmond magazine has released the results of its annual Redmond Readers' Choice Awards and Acronis has won 10 awards across nine categories including best solutions for virtualization, storage, and backup and recovery.

The 2010 Winner and Preferred Product awards are presented to vendors in more than 50 different categories of products, ranging from group policy manager and network monitoring to firewalls and backup solutions. The awards appear in the November issue and online at:

"The Redmond Readers' Choice Awards truly capture the voice of the magazine's readers who happen to be our customers. We are thrilled to be recognized by these IT professionals as the best of the best for backup and recovery," said Lisa Robinson Schoeller, director, product marketing at Acronis. "Being honored so significantly is yet another indication that customers continue to rely on our product suite and the protection it offers for server and systems backup as well as disaster recovery."

Redmond readers voted Acronis® Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server as winner or preferred product across four categories, beating out dozens of other product choices. The solution was voted overall winner for "Best Disaster Recovery Product or Service," beating out 58 other solutions in the category. The product was also voted a preferred product in the "Best Server Migration Product," "Best Backup System," and "Best Storage Management Product" categories.

Among the virtualization categories, Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition was named winner for "Best Virtual Server Add-ons" beating out 13 products in the category. Acronis' suite of solutions was also named as preferred products across "Best Drive Imaging Product," and "Best Migration Product" categories with Acronis Disk Director® winning preferred product for its drive monitoring capabilities.

"For 2010, we've expanded our Readers' Choice awards to include more honors and winners than ever before," said Lee Pender, executive editor of Redmond magazine and editor of the Readers Choice Awards. "We've created a new category of award, the Five-Star Award, for products that have won categories five times in a row. And we've expanded our definition of category winner beyond outright winners to include ISV Winners, or products that finish as the highest-ranking non-Microsoft entries. By including ISV Winners in the Triple Crown, Grand Slam and Five-Star honors, Redmond is showing its continued commitment to recognizing the independent vendors that contribute so much to both Microsoft as a company and to Redmond as a publication."

Acronis' family of advanced, scalable backup, recovery and security solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments helps enterprises safeguard their information and assures the availability, security, integrity and recoverability of their infrastructure. Its recently launched Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Online, based on the company's award-winning, patented disk imaging and bare metal restore technology, meets the needs of small, medium and larger organizations, by providing increased scalability, backup efficiency, and enhanced operations manageability - and offers the advantages of a secondary redundant data store without a substantial upfront investment. Acronis products, including Acronis® True Image™ Home 2011, are designed to make backing up and recovering files, folders, email, Windows® 7 libraries, or even a user's complete system easier than ever - so that users can quickly restore their full operating state prior to any failure - including the entire hard disk content comprising operating system, and important data, such as photos, videos, documents and applications.

About Redmond magazine

Redmond magazine provides cutting-edge product, business and how-to information to network professionals, IT managers and IT directors working on the Microsoft Windows platform. The monthly publication reaches 100,000 qualified subscribers. For more information, visit

Acronis®, Acronis Backup and Recovery® and the Acronis logo are registered trademarks, and True Image is a trademark, of Acronis.

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
Press contacts:
Katya Turtseva
VP of Communications