Acronis Press Center http://www.acronis.com/pr/ Acronis Resource Center: Web-based Educational Center for Technical And Everyday Computer Users Thu, 22 Apr 2021 21:20:31 +0000 media@acronis.com webmaster@acronis.com Acronis Acronis Press Center http://www.acronis.com/i/header/logo.gif http://www.acronis.com/pr/ 105 28 Acronis launches first cloud data center in Brazil http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/04/13-12-11.html <p><i>The new data center ensures faster access, greater data resiliency, and data sovereignty for service provider clients, while empowering MSPs with comprehensive cyber protection solutions</i></p> <p><b>Schaffhausen, SWITZERLAND &ndash; April 13, 2021 </b>&ndash; <a href="https://www.acronis.com/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced the availability of a new Acronis Cloud Data Center in Sao Paolo, Brazil. The new data center gives service provider partners access to a full range of cyber protection solutions upon which they can build new services, while delivering faster access, constant data availability, and data sovereignty to their clients.&nbsp;</p> <p>The global network of <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/data-centers/">Acronis Cloud Data Centers</a> ... 2021-04-13 Acronis launches new partner portal to empower service providers, resellers and distributors http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/04/13-11-43.html <p><i>Redesigned portal delivers an enhanced Content Hub, marketing automation tools, and easier navigation to ensure a superior, more rewarding partner experience</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, April 13, 2020</b> &mdash; <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in cyber protection, today introduced a new partner portal that delivers greater support and enhanced marketing and sales capabilities to the service providers, distributors, and resellers in the <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/02/01-13-57.html">#CyberFit Partner Program</a>. The new portal was developed to enhance partner enablement, providing easy access to the content, tools, and training that will help them build a successful cyber protection business.</p> <p>Given the dramatic ... 2021-04-13 Acronis makes cyber protection for all workloads available at no-charge http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/03/31-13-24.html <p><i>New no-charge licensing enables MSPs to offer cyber protection services on more endpoints based on Acronis&rsquo; best-of-breed backup, award-winning anti-malware, and protection management at little to no cost</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland,</b> <b>March 31, 2021 </b>&ndash; As part of its 2021 Cyber Protection Week activities,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.acronis.com/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/articles/what-is-cyber-protection/">cyber protection</a>, today unveiled a new, no-cost version of <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/products/cloud/cyber-protect/">Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud</a>, its award-winning service provider solution. The new licensing makes it more profitable for service providers to design and offer a comprehensive ... 2021-03-31 Annual Cyber Protection Week survey reveals post-pandemic paradox: more solutions do not bring better protection http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/03/29-13-18.html <p><i>Despite 80% of organizations running up to 10 different protection and cybersecurity solutions simultaneously, more than 50% of them experienced downtime from data loss last year</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland,</b> <b>March 29, 2021 </b>&ndash;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.acronis.com/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/articles/what-is-cyber-protection/">cyber protection</a>, today released the findings of its second annual <a href="https://www.acronis.com/promo/world-backup-day/">Cyber Protection Week survey</a>, which uncovered a dangerous disconnect between the need for organizations to keep their data protected and the ineffective investments they&rsquo;ve made trying to reach that goal.</p> <p>While 2020 saw companies purchase new systems ... 2021-03-29 Acronis integrates with Kaseya VSA for streamlined MSP management of gapless cyber protection http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/03/24-12-32.html <p><i>Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud integration empowers service providers with new cybersecurity, data protection, and endpoint management capabilities &ndash; all monitored and run via the VSA interface</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, March 24, 2021</b> &mdash; Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced the integration of its flagship cyber protection solution, Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, with the Kaseya VSA platform. The integration enables service providers to easily deploy and manage Acronis&rsquo; single-agent solution for comprehensive <a href="https://www.acronis.com/articles/what-is-cyber-security/">cybersecurity</a>, data protection, and endpoint management &ndash; reducing the complexity and resource drain needed to ensure client workloads are protected.</p> ... 2021-03-24 Acronis unites with industry leaders to publish the first unified cybersecurity guide for boards of directors http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/03/23-12-10.html <p><i>Swiss-Singaporean cyber protection company contributed to the World Economic Forum&rsquo;s new study that establishes six principles for all industries to counter the rise in cybercrime</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, March 23, 2021 &mdash;</b> Acronis, a global leader in <a href="https://www.acronis.com/articles/what-is-cyber-protection/">cyber protection</a> and a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Centre for Cybersecurity, shared the results of a new report released by the WEF that warns that cybersecurity failure is a &ldquo;<a href="https://www.weforum.org/reports/the-global-risks-report-2021">clear and present danger</a>&rdquo; and critical global threat, yet responses from board directors have been fragmented, <a href="https://www.pwc.com/us/en/services/governance-insights-center/library/annual-corporate-directors-survey.html">risks ... 2021-03-23 Acronis DeviceLock DLP 9.0 delivers complete data loss protection for endpoints http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/03/22-11-43.html <p><i>Updated solution adds integrated user activity monitoring, new analytic capabilities, and discovery support for Elasticsearch databases</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, March 22, 2021</b> &mdash; Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today released Acronis DeviceLock DLP 9.0, a significant update to the company&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.acronis.com/products/devicelock/">signature data loss protection (DLP) solution</a>. With 69% of all data breaches resulting from internal sources, both accidental and intentional, this release enables organizations to secure their data against the most prevalent leakage threats.</p> <p>Given modern businesses&rsquo; reliance on data for day-to-day operations, data breaches can lead to heavy financial damages in the form of regulatory ... 2021-03-22 Acronis acquires Synapsys, providing the African IT channel with direct access to enhanced cyber protection solutions http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/03/16-16-46.html <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, March 16, 2021</b> &mdash; Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today the acquisition of Synapsys, its long-time partner located in Cape Town, South Africa that specializes in distributing <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/">Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions</a> through the service provider channel. Marking the latest move in the company&rsquo;s accelerated growth plan, it is Acronis&rsquo; fourth acquisition in the past 18 months.</p> <p>Synapsys is a channel-centric group of companies that delivers Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions to thousands of customers through a network of sub-distributors, resellers, and <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/articles/managed-service-software/">managed service providers</a> ... 2021-03-16 Formula One team, Williams Racing, expands its partnership with Acronis to ensure cyber protection of critical workloads http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/02/24-13-15.html <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, February 24, 2021 </b>&ndash; <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/company/?utm_source=pressrelease&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=williams_f1_announcement">Acronis</a>, a global leader in <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/?utm_source=pressrelease&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=williams_f1_announcement">cyber protection</a>, and Williams Racing today announced the renewal of their technology partnership, extending the areas of cooperation and driving the adoption of award-winning cyber protection technology across the entire Williams Racing IT infrastructure.</p> <p>As part of the Official Cyber Protection partnership, Williams Racing will <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-au/resource-center/resource/541/?utm_source=pressrelease&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=williams_f1_announcement">continue ... 2021-02-24 Acronis and BT collaborate to provide cyber protection to UK users http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/02/22-15-47.html <p><i>Following a 20% increase in U.K. cyberattacks, the new partnership empowers BT users to defend their personal and business data with integrated cybersecurity and data protection</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN</b>, <b>Switzerland</b>, February 22, 2021 &ndash; <a href="https://www.acronis.com/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/">cyber protection</a>, has today announced an agreement to add its cyber protection solution for small businesses and small offices/home offices (SOHO) to BT&rsquo;s portfolio of security services.</p> <p>The agreement comes after the busiest year of cyberattacks in the United Kingdom, as experts saw a <a href="https://www.beaming.co.uk/cyber-reports/2020-cyber-threat-analysis/">20% increase in attacks during ... 2021-02-22 Acronis’ Patrick Hurley and Amy Luby Recognized as 2021 CRN® Channel Chiefs http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/02/08-18-18.html <p><i>Each honored for their leadership roles in helping channel partners grow and prosper&nbsp;</i><i>with the company&rsquo;s innovative approach to cyber protection</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, February 8, 2021 &ndash;</b> <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/company/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/">cyber protection</a>, today announced that <a href="http://www.crn.com/">CRN</a><b><sup>&reg;</sup></b>, a brand of <a href="http://www.thechannelco.com/">The Channel Company</a>, named Patrick Hurley, Vice President and General Manager of Sales, Americas, and Amy Luby, Chief Channel Evangelist, to its 2021 list of Channel Chiefs. The prestigious CRN<sup>&reg;</sup> Channel Chiefs list, released annually, recognizes leading ... 2021-02-08 Acronis empowers resellers and service providers with new cloud-focused #CyberFit Partner Program http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/02/01-13-57.html <p><i>Enhanced program expands benefits, incentives, and tools that enable partners to modernize their cyber protection offerings, generating new opportunities and revenue</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, February 1, 2021</b>&nbsp;&mdash; <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/company/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/">cyber protection</a>, today unveiled the details of the new Acronis #CyberFit Partner Program. This update to the company&rsquo;s existing program places increased emphasis on supporting partner development, particularly for cloud-based services, while rewarding service providers and resellers for their expertise, commitment, and growth with Acronis through performance-based benefits and financial compensation.</p> ... 2021-02-01 Acronis issues warning of critical privacy risks in 2021 ahead of Data Privacy Day http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/01/28-12-49.html <p><i>As incidents of brute force attacks skyrocket and 80% of companies operate without password policies, t<i>he cyber protection experts warn that breaches in 2021 are poised to expose more data than ever</i></i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland,</b> <b>January 28, 2021 </b>&ndash; <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/company/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/">cyber protection</a>, today issued a warning that, based on their research of recent cyberattack trends and existing business practices, organizations around the world currently face a global threat to data privacy and security. The company announced its findings on international Data Privacy Day to alert organizations that immediate action is needed to avoid costly attacks.</p> ... 2021-01-28 D&H Distributing and Acronis empower service providers through new cyber protection partnership http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2021/01/21-13-45.html <p><i>IT distributor to equip partners with access to Acronis Cyber Cloud,<i> the comprehensive cyber protection platform for service providers </i></i></p> <p><b>BURLINGTON, Massachusetts,</b> <b>January 21, 2020 </b>&ndash; <a href="http://www.dandh.com/">D&amp;H Distributing</a>, a leading provider of SMB and consumer technologies to the North American high-tech channel, today announced a new partnership with <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in cyber protection. The partnership makes Acronis Cyber Cloud, a platform that enables service providers to deliver cyber protection solutions, available through the D&amp;H Cloud Marketplace.</p> <p>As a result of the new alliance, D&amp;H partners can offer services based on a comprehensive range of cyber protection ... 2021-01-21 The Acronis Cyber Foundation recaps 2020 with the opening of three new schools and construction of two new computer classrooms despite the COVID-19 pandemic http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2020/12/21-14-52.html <p><i>Acronis Cyber Foundation continues to dedicate time and effort to ensuring students across the globe have access to education through technology&nbsp;</i></p> <p><b>Schaffhausen, Switzerland, December 21, 2020</b> &ndash;&nbsp;<a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/company/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in&nbsp;<a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/">cyber protection</a>, announced today key milestones and momentum from the <a href="https://acronis.org/">Acronis Cyber Foundation</a> in 2020. The Acronis Cyber Foundation builds schools, computer classrooms, offers IT and computer literacy programs, and creates and donates books about technologies in sports and quantum technologies to children in underserved countries across the globe.</p> <p>In 2018 to mark Acronis&rsquo; ... 2020-12-21 Acronis Cyberthreats Report predicts 2021 will be the “year of extortion” http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2020/12/02-12-42.html <p><i>Remote workers and managed service providers targeted by cyberattackers, and data exfiltration outpaces data encryption</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland,</b> <b>December 2, 2020 </b>&ndash; <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/company/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/">cyber protection</a>, today released its <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/blog/posts/acronis-cyberthreats-report-2021-will-be-year-extortion">Acronis Cyberthreats Report 2020</a>, its in-depth review of the current threat landscape and projections for the coming year. Based on the protection and security challenges that were amplified by the shift to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic, Acronis warns 2021 will bring aggressive cybercrime activity ... 2020-12-02 Acronis and World Economic Forum Centre for Cybersecurity partner to stop rising cybercrime around the globe http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2020/11/30-14-22.html <p><i>Combatting the rapidly evolving cybercrime landscape, Acronis brings cyber protection insights to efforts aimed at addressing </i><i>systemic cybersecurity challenges and improving digital trust&nbsp;</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, 30 November 2020</b> &ndash; <a href="https://www.acronis.com/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced it was partnering with the World Economic Forum Centre for Cybersecurity to join the efforts of this private-public network to respond to the world&rsquo;s growing cybersecurity threats.</p> <p>As the digital economy becomes an ever-increasing driver around the globe, <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/articles/msp-security/">cybersecurity</a> becomes a primary concern. Engaging leaders from business, government, ... 2020-11-30 Acronis True Image 2021 adds vulnerability assessments, enabling users to close security gaps in their systems http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2020/11/24-12-57.html <p><i>Individuals can now scan their operating system and applications for open vulnerabilities that malware attacks can exploit, and close them for greater security, privacy and protection</i></p> <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland,</b> <b>November 24, 2020 </b>&ndash; <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/company/">Acronis</a>, a global leader in <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/">cyber protection</a>, today announced an update of <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/personal/computer-backup/">Acronis True Image 2021</a> that incorporates a professional-grade vulnerability assessment tool into the personal cyber protection solution. Individuals and home office users can now scan their operating systems and applications for exploitable vulnerabilities and get recommendations ... 2020-11-24 Acronis acquires CyberLynx, enhances cyber protection portfolio with additional security services http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2020/11/17-14-52.html <p><b>SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, November 17, 2020</b> &mdash; Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today the acquisition of CyberLynx, a leading Israel-based cybersecurity consultancy firm with a presence in the U.K., Switzerland, and Luxembourg. This acquisition marks Acronis&rsquo; third in the past year, which continues the company&rsquo;s accelerated growth plan.</p> <p>As a premier provider of security audits, penetration testing, and proprietary training solutions, CyberLynx enjoys a global customer presence built on cutting-edge technical expertise and strong connections with leading forensic suppliers. Acquiring these capabilities will advance Acronis&rsquo; mission to deliver <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/">world-class cyber protection</a> ... 2020-11-17 Acronis expands the global reach of cyber protection, adds its expertise to the MPC Alliance http://www.acronis.com/en-us/pr/2020/11/10-13-09.html <p><i>Acronis joins the global association of responsible organizations sharing an interest in accelerating industry awareness and adoption of innovative technologies to improve the security and privacy of personal and professional data </i></p> <p><b>SHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, 10</b><b>November 2020 &mdash;</b> Acronis, a global leader in <a href="https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/">cyber protection</a>, announced today that it has joined the MPC Alliance, a global association of organizations with the mission of improving data security and privacy through the implementation of the secure cryptographic technology of multi-party computation (MPC).</p> <p>MPC is a mathematical approach to digital security that reduces the dependency on trusted third parties and physically secured ... 2020-11-10