September 17, 2014
Press release

Acronis CEO, Serg Bell, Named a Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive for 2014 by Midsize Enterprise Summit

Woburn, MA, September 17, 2014 - Acronis, the global leader in new generation data protection, announced today that CEO Serg Bell has been named to this year's Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive list, which features the industry's most influential vendor executives who serve midmarket and midsize customers. The list shines a spotlight on the professionals driving one of the most important customer segments in the industry today.

Serg Bell is an innovative, self-made entrepreneur and investor with more than 20 years of experience building, growing, and leading high-performing global technology companies. Serg Bell has co-founded over 20 international technology companies, including: Parallels, Acronis, and Acumatica, each of which accumulate hundreds of millions of dollars in annual revenue. At Acronis, Serg Bell has led efforts to deliver simple, comprehensive and easy-to-use backup and data recovery solutions, both locally and to the cloud, so its 300,000 plus midmarket customers can master their data protection requirements. With Serg Bell at the helm, in 2014 Acronis has undergone a revamp of its channel program, and earlier this year the company was awarded a "5-Star Rating" in CRN's 2014 Partner Program Guide.

"Data is increasingly valuable, while more and more organizations have to account for physical, virtual and cloud-based computing environments, making data backup more important and complex than ever," said Serg Bell. "At Acronis, we've tailored our products and services to make data protection simple for any midmarket enterprise, regardless of the size of their IT departments. I am honored to be a part of this list and that my name is being placed among other leaders in the midmarket. This award is a testament to the hard work of the entire Acronis team and our commitment to providing secure data protection products that are easy to use but flexible and robust enough to fit the complex needs of midmarket enterprises.

"The executives named and the companies they represent serve the midmarket with unwavering commitment, and are dedicated to creating solutions that meet the unique needs of this market" said Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice President of Strategic Content, XChange Events. "Our Midsize Enterprise Summit is an ideal venue to honor these deserving leaders, and we congratulate each executive on their success."

The Top 50 Midmarket IT Vendor Executive list was unveiled at the Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES), September 14-16 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Dallas, TX. In addition, the list of executives is featured in a slideshow on CRN.com, a leading source for IT industry news. Visit http://www.xchange-events.com/mes50 for access to the slideshow.




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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