November 19, 2015
Press release

Interwork Technologies Makes Acronis® its First Supplier of Cloud Data Protection Solutions for the Canadian Market

Partnership gives Interwork's Canadian Resellers access to Best-in-Class Backup, Disaster Recovery and File Sync & Share Solutions from Acronis

Acronis, the global leader in new generation data protection, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Interwork Technologies, a leading North American value-added specialty distributor of IT security, information management, and network solutions. As a result of the agreement, Interwork resellers can now sell Acronis data protection solutions - including backup, disaster recovery, and file sync and share - in the Canadian market. Acronis becomes the first data protection software provider for Interwork in Canada, enabling its resellers to quickly and easily sell Acronis solutions - including on-premises, hybrid and cloud deployments.

Interwork offers a diverse portfolio of security technologies through its resellers, delivering advanced software and products for cloud and data center security, advanced threat detection, data security, legacy modernization, and converting big data into security intelligence. Acronis is focused on providing companies with complete data protection through an integrated set of solutions, including backup, disaster recovery and file sync and share, that can be sold by distributors, resellers and service providers.

"Our reseller partners continue to look for simple, easy-to-deploy products that help them differentiate in the market and grow fast - data protection provides a great opportunity to do this," said Joe Graci, President and GM of Interwork Technologies. "Acronis is a proven and recognized leader, and its ability to deploy solutions in on-premises, hybrid and cloud environments provides our resellers with a broad range of options for customers. We will also provide a host of partner enabling initiatives, including training and lead generation, to ensure Acronis is top of mind in our channel and with end users."

"With Interwork's focus on security and Acronis' focus on data protection solutions, resellers have a winning combination of offerings to take to their customers," said John Zanni, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, Channel & Cloud Strategy at Acronis. "With Interwork and its strong capabilities in partner enablement, their resellers are positioned for growth and success in the Canadian market."

Acronis Data Protection Solutions

The agreement with Interwork enables its resellers to sell Acronis' cloud-based and on-premises data protection solutions for virtual, physical and cloud environments, including:

Acronis Backup Solutions and Service - solve business data protection challenges with a complete and easy-to-manage on-premises solution or cloud service that backs up any data from any source and recovers it to any destination or system. Powered by the Acronis AnyData Engine, Acronis Backup Service protects physical servers, virtual servers and PCs with backup to local or network storage and to Acronis' secure offsite datacenters.

Acronis Disaster Recovery Service - supports organizations with very low tolerance for the unavailability of data and business-critical systems with a single integrated solution for backup, disaster recovery, and data retention needs. Acronis Disaster Recovery Service replicates systems, storage and installed software onto an on-premises appliance and into a secure cloud data center with the ability to restart servers locally or in our cloud during an outage with the push of a button.

Acronis Access File Sync and Share Solutions - provide secure content access, sync and share solutions that increase IT control, improve content access security, ensure regulatory compliance and boost employee productivity. Acronis Access solutions empower employees to more efficiently and securely collaborate with colleagues, partners, customers and other constituents - across mobile devices, Macs, and PCs.

Interwork partner inquiries: Amer Zia, or 1.800.461.8649 x4289

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
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