November 30, 2021
Press release

Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud platform enhanced with new security and usability capabilities

Update enables service providers to further extend protection across workloads while optimizing infrastructure management

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, November 30, 2021 - Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, today released a set of enhanced capabilities for the company's flagship, all-in-one cyber protection platform for service providers. These additions enable MSPs to deliver comprehensive protection across a greater set of workloads while streamlining their own management processes, and represent the continued evolution of the platform in response to users' real needs in a shifting IT landscape.

Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud + Advanced Packs

Combining best-in-breed backup with next-generation cybersecurity and management, Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud delivers optimal protection for sensitive data, applications, and systems. As IT environments become more complex and cybercriminals adopt new tactics, Acronis' solution continues evolving faster to address growing protection demands.

The November 2021 update includes features to optimize the infrastructure management for service providers, extend protection across more environments, and provide clients with a smoother data recovery experience:

  • Improved usage reports make it easy to match usage metrics to their respective prices in the price list, and to hone in on the most relevant data points
  • Additional backup and recovery options for VMWare Cloud Director backup operators to exercise more granular control over tenants' data protection and ensure compliance with relevant data control policies
  • Anti-malware and anti-ransomware protection support for Windows 11 and Windows Server 2022 strengthens the resilience of clients' IT environments
  • A web installer for macOS simplifies provisioning by eliminating the need to download separate installers depending on whether the target system uses an Intel or Apple M1 CPU

Additionally, two of Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud's optional advanced protection packs have been updated with new functionality:

  • Off-host data processing (Advanced Backup pack) reduces demand on clients' workloads by offloading backup replication, validation, retention and conversion operations to a virtual machine. By converting backups into Scale Computing HC3 VMs, providers can simply boot from the virtual machine to achieve near-zero RTOs.
  • Logical volume (LVM) support (Advanced Disaster Recovery pack) extends Acronis' disaster recovery capabilities to users' physical and virtual Linux workloads

Acronis Cyber Files Cloud

Today's workforce is more distributed than ever, and remote collaboration support is a necessity. Acronis' November 2021 cloud update includes usability improvements for Acronis Cyber Files Cloud, the company's secure file sync-and-share solution designed for service providers. Uploading has been simplified with the introduction of drag-and-drop support directly into the web UI, while changes to how files and folders are displayed adds greater visibility for end users.

Integrations

The November 2021 update also introduces usability improvements related to Acronis' integrations with popular third-party tools:

  • A new Integrations tab in the Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud console provides one-click access to integration management
  • Support for two-way quota sync between Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud and ConnectWise Manage automates the process of updating services and agreements
  • Support for service name auto-creation within Autotask PSA reduces manual work and automates the process of mapping services

"We are constantly collecting feedback from our partners - through partner advisory councils, peer groups, events and surveys - and prioritize our roadmap based on partner needs," said Gaidar Magdanurov, Acronis Chief Success Officer. "The new update to our Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud addresses the need of our partners to protect more workloads and provide better reporting and user experience to their customers."

To learn more about Acronis' unique approach to cyber protection and how it enables its service provider partners, you can also visit acronis.com and register to attend the Acronis #CyberFit Summit World Tour 2021, stopping next in Dubai from December 8-9, 2021.




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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