January 17, 2012
Press release

Alex Pinchev joins Acronis as President & Chief Executive Officer

WOBURN, MA, January 17, 2012 - Today, Mr. Alex Pinchev, former President, Global Sales, Services and Field Marketing at Red Hat, begins his tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer at Acronis Inc., a leading provider of disaster recovery and data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments.

During the last 12 months, Acronis has continued to strengthen its portfolio of products, partnerships and alliances and has received recognition for its success. For the fourth time, Acronis was included in the Inc. 500 list of fast growing private companies in America. Acronis was also recognized for the third consecutive year by the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. In June 2011, Acronis launched its Global Partner Program to better serve the needs of its partner ecosystem and has added a further 3000 partners to its portal in the last six months, bringing the total to over 25,000 partners worldwide.

"Acronis has built its reputation on providing easy-to-use, cost effective solutions for data protection, backup and disaster recovery for government organizations, businesses and home users worldwide," commented Alex Pinchev, President and CEO at Acronis. "As we enter the next phase of the company's growth, we have a very strong customer base, a great partner ecosystem, talented team and a portfolio of intellectual property that will be leveraged to take advantage of the growing opportunity within the virtualization and cloud markets."

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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