March 07, 2023
Press release

Acronis launches new Cyber Cloud data center in Toronto

The latest Cyber Cloud data center ensures faster access, greater data resiliency, and data sovereignty for service provider clients, while empowering MSPs with comprehensive cyber protection solutions

TORONTO - March 7, 2023 - Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced the availability of a new Cyber Cloud data center in Toronto, Canada. This new addition to the company's global network of Cyber Cloud data centers provides Acronis partners with access to a comprehensive range of cutting-edge cyber protection solutions, empowering them to create new services and offerings to manage their clients' data protection needs more efficiently and effectively with faster access, continuous data availability, and the added benefit of data sovereignty.


Acronis' global network of Cyber Cloud data centers includes more than fifty locations in the U.S., U.K., Switzerland, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, Singapore, and other regions. Today's announcement marks Acronis' second Cyber Cloud data center presence in Canada, following the launch of the Vancouver location in October 2020. With the new Cyber Cloud data center, Acronis partners in Canada will have access to a full suite of cyber protection solutions and managed cloud solutions via the Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud platform, with the added benefit of local data management and support from their service providers.


"As a Canadian cloud distributor and provider of backups and recovery plans since 2005, we are aware that proximity to the backup site is one of the important criteria for an optimal disaster recovery plan," said Serge Blondin, IT Director and Acronis Product manager at ITCloud.ca. "With the addition of a second data center in Eastern Canada, Acronis allows our partners across the country to now benefit from proximity to the backup site in addition to a state-of-the-art infrastructure entirely managed by Acronis. With our network of more than 1,200 partners in Canada, ITCloud.ca is very proud to have contributed to the success of this major project."


The Acronis Cyber Cloud data centers are tailored to meet corporate and regulatory needs, enabling partners to exceed compliance, data sovereignty, and performance requirements. Acronis' worldwide Cyber Cloud data centers adhere to the highest standards of physical security to restrict unauthorized physical access and protect the safety of customer data. The Toronto Cyber Cloud data center's standards and reports include ISO 22301:2019, PCI DSS, SOC 2 Type 2, SOC 1 Type 2, and ISO/IEC 27001:2013, underscoring Acronis' commitment to providing secure and reliable cyber protection solutions.


Purpose-built to provide organizations with the utmost levels of data availability, security, and safety for their critical data, applications, and systems, each facility features state-of-the-art as well as the best operational and security controls. The Acronis Cyber Cloud data centers also follow the approach of need plus one (N+1) for greater redundancy across all hardware layers of its infrastructure, minimizing risks and eliminating single points of failure. This ensures that customers can always rely on Acronis for resilient and robust cyber protection solutions.


Acronis Vice President and General Manager, Americas, Pat Hurley, said "Every new Acronis Cyber Cloud data center launch further enhances Acronis' network of availability, enabling our customers to meet regulatory compliance and connectivity demands. We are constantly expanding our Cyber Cloud data center network to offer the most exceptional data protection solution available. Our innovative solutions are designed to increase global availability and cater to the needs of our service providers and their partners."


Service providers interested in learning more about the advantages and opportunities that are created by offering integrated cyber protection solutions available are encouraged to visit: https://www.acronis.com/en-us/products/cloud/cyber-protect/.




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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