August 28, 2012
Press release

Acronis Becomes Backup & Recovery Solution Partner for VMware View Business Process Desktop Solution

VMworld, San Francisco, CA, 28 August, 2012 - Acronis, a leading provider of next generation data protection and disaster recovery software today announced the further extension of its technology alliance with VMware with the inclusion of Acronis Backup & Recovery® as a validated solution within the VMware® View™ Business Process Desktop solution (BPD).

The VMware® View™ Business Process Desktop solution enables customers looking to outsource or offshore business processes to effectively scale their business on demand, streamline and centralize desktop management, and provide end-users with a standardized and secure desktop experience across the LAN and WAN.

With the ability to safely migrate data across physical, virtual and cloud platforms, combined with file-level data protection and system-level disaster recovery, Acronis Backup & Recovery® gives users the flexibility to make a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) deployment decision based on individual requirements and budgets.

"Acronis offers an easy to use, single solution that addresses the demands for not only deploying, but protecting data on the VMware® View™ Business Process Desktop solution," said Mason Uyeda, director, End User Computing Technical Marketing, VMware. "As a network grows and components change, Acronis solutions can be used to manage combinations of physical and virtual environments, allowing customers to efficiently develop their VDI strategy."

By choosing Acronis Backup & Recovery® as a core component of that solution, the level of data protection will not only match the requirements of business continuity, but also meet raised user expectations regarding ability to quickly recover data when needed.

"There is no tolerance for downtime in today's business," commented Dmitri Joukovski, Vice President of Product Management at Acronis. "The ability of Acronis to recover files and systems quickly, and enable staged backups to the cloud is a critical need for businesses looking for speed and efficiency."

Acronis Backup & Recovery® Virtual Edition is available from resellers registered to the Acronis Global Partner Program at an MSRP of $1799.00.




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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