Acronis Press Center Acronis Resource Center: Web-based Educational Center for Technical And Everyday Computer Users Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:39:24 +0000 Acronis Acronis Press Center 105 28 Acronis Joins AMTSO, Reinforces its Position in Data Protection Space <p><b>Schaffhausen, Switzerland &ndash; April 13, 2018</b> &ndash; Acronis, a global leader in <a href="">hybrid cloud data protection</a> and storage currently celebrating its 15-year anniversary, today announced it joined the <a href="">Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization</a> (AMTSO), further strengthening its position in the data protection industry by ensuring its solutions are even more secure.</p> <p>As a part of the AMTSO, Acronis will adhere to evaluation standards for <a href="">data protection products</a> and take part in establishing protocols and procedures for future technologies. Acronis&rsquo; contributions will improve security ... 2018-04-17 Acronis To Help the Yellow Ribbon Fund Increase Inmates Employability with IT Literacy <p><i>Singaporean data protection company supports the Yellow Ribbon Fund with a long-term commitment of at least $1 million in cash and services within the next 10 years, providing education to people with prior convictions. </i></p> <p><b>SINGAPORE - Switzerland, April 6, 2018</b> &mdash; Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, is proud to announce the launch of a new initiative, a partnership with the Yellow Ribbon Fund aimed at helping ex-offenders and their families rebuild their lives. Called the YRF &ndash; Acronis IT Skills Programme, it will offer certified IT training to current inmates. The official announcement was made today at the Criminal Bar Charity Gala, organized by the Law Society of Singapore.</p> <p>Marking the company&rsquo;s 15-year anniversary, ... 2018-04-09 Acronis and Sahara Force India Announce Official Data Protection Technology Partnership <p><i>Acronis will provide complete data protection and AI-based ransomware defense for the team&rsquo;s hybrid IT infrastructure in the factory and at the track.</i></p> <p><b>LONDON - Switzerland, 03 April 2018</b> &ndash; Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, and Sahara Force India Formula 1 team today announced an official data protection technology partnership. Acronis will provide backup, disaster recovery, software-defined storage, file sync and share, and artificial intelligence-based ransomware protection to the team&rsquo;s factory, wind tunnel, and trackside IT infrastructure.</p> <p>As part of the agreement, the Mission Control Room at the team&rsquo;s factory in Silverstone, U.K. will be named &ldquo;Acronis Mission Control Centre,&rdquo; signifying ... 2018-04-03 Acronis Warns about Worst Year for Data Loss Incidents and Cyberattacks, Urges Immediate Action to Prepare <p><i>Nearly two-thirds of people surveyed have not heard of ransomware and are not prepared for the new sophisticated attacks; yet damages are predicted to cost the world $11.5 billion in the next 12 months, which can only be mitigated through public education campaigns and innovative data protection solutions </i></p> <p><b>Schaffhausen, Switzerland &ndash; March 30, 2018 &ndash;</b> On the eve of World Backup Day, Acronis predicts that 2018 will be the worst year for cyberattacks and data loss incidents due to the increased sophistication of attacks, growing number of ransomware families, and low awareness of ransomware among users.</p> <p>According to a new data protection survey commissioned by Acronis, over 60 percent of respondents have never heard of ransomware, an expensive attack ... 2018-03-29 Acronis Launches New Streamlined Partner Program for Distributors and Resellers <p><i>Program redesigned to provide extreme value for the channel through a radically simplified incentive scheme, designed to increase profitability for partners </i></p> <p><a href="">Acronis</a> &reg;, the global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, today unveiled details of its new <a href="">Partner Program</a>. Developed for resellers and distributors, the program is intended to increase profitability and drive deeper engagement with Acronis.</p> <p>The Acronis Partner Program was created to support resellers and distributors who drive the Acronis product portfolio through to customers. The new program rewards partners with increased deal registration rates to help partners protect their deals and ... 2018-03-21 Acronis Partners with Google Cloud, Reinforces Leading Position in Cloud Data Protection <p><i>New strategic partnership helps Acronis expand access to public cloud for easy backup storage and disaster recovery.</i></p> <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, today announced a new strategic partnership with Google Cloud, revealing plans to enhance Acronis backup solutions by integrating with Google Cloud Platform.</p> <p>The new agreement will significantly increase the number of cloud regions where Acronis&rsquo; partners and customers can store their data. It will bring fast upload speeds and data sovereignty options to users in a greater number of countries.</p> <p>Google Cloud Platform will be integrated into future releases of Acronis&rsquo; <a href="">backup</a>, <a href="">disaster ... 2018-03-05 Acronis and Williams Martini Racing Formula One Team Announce Strategic Technology Partnership <p><i>Acronis&rsquo; expertise in data protection will ensure ultimate security and availability of all data, resulting in improved performance on the track.</i></p> <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, and Williams Martini Racing Formula One team today announced a new technology partnership. As part of the agreement, Acronis will deliver innovative data protection solutions, including backup, disaster recovery, software-defined storage, and file sync and share.</p> <p>Formula One is one of the world&rsquo;s most technologically advanced sports. Every grand prix weekend Formula One teams capture hundreds of gigabytes of telemetry data, and produce terabytes of engineering and test data at the factory. Data analysis fuels innovation and technological development. ... 2018-02-13 Acronis Launches a Portal About Technology in Motorsports <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, today announced the launch of <a href="">Acronis Motorsport</a> portal, an online media outlet covering technology in motorsports. Four-time Formula One World Champion and Renault e.dams team co-owner Alain Prost agreed to contribute to the portal as an advisor and guest editor.</p> <p>Acronis Motorsport Portal will link race fans with Formula 1 and Formula E teams, providing an insider&rsquo;s view into how these teams use data, design racecars, and deploy various technologies to achieve engineering and racing excellence. The portal stands out from the rest of motorsports media by focusing on the technological aspects of the sport.</p> <p>Prost will provide direction and contribute comments, ... 2018-02-12 Acronis Releases Free, AI-based Ransomware Protection <p><i>Acronis shares its unique AI-based technology Acronis Active Protection, which numerous independent tests have ranked the most effective and reliable ransomware protection technology on the market, in the form of a free Acronis Ransomware Protection product, striving to eradicate ransomware.</i></p> <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, today released Acronis Ransomware Protection, a free, stand-alone version of its unique AI-based Acronis Active Protection technology, which stops ransomware attacks in real-time and helps users to recover data without paying the ransom.</p> <p>Recent ransomware attacks exposed the vulnerability of endpoint devices, showing that new strains of ransomware can easily bypass traditional anti-virus software to encrypt ... 2018-01-24 Acronis Announces Partnership with Plesk, Provides Easy Way to Back Up Servers and Restore Website Data <p><i>Acronis &ndash; Plesk partnership gives web hosters an opportunity to increase average revenue per user and reduce support calls by allowing web professionals and IT admins to back up and restore their own data. </i></p> <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, today announced that Plesk, a leading WebOps platform, will now incorporate <a href="">Acronis Backup Cloud</a> into its website management platform and control panel, giving hosting and cloud service providers an easy way to back up Plesk servers and allowing web professionals and IT admins to restore their own data.</p> <p>To protect Plesk servers, service providers just have to install the Acronis Backup Cloud agent on their physical ... 2018-01-22 CloudLinux Releases CloudLinux Backup for Imunify360 Powered by Acronis Backup Cloud <p><i>CloudLinux Backup complements the Imunify360 security with a near-instant file restore and offers customers 10 GB of free backup storage.</i></p> <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, today announced that CloudLinux, the leader in security and stability software for Linux Web servers, released <a href="">CloudLinux Backup for Imunify360</a> powered by <a href="">Acronis Backup Cloud</a>. The new solution is fully integrated into the Imunify360 Linux Web server security platform and allows for a quick cloud-based backup of the entire systems and a near-instant recovery of lost or damaged data.</p> <p>CloudLinux Backup for Imunify360 offers superior ... 2018-01-17 Acronis Commits to Opening Research and Development Center in Arizona, Bringing Jobs and an Economic Boost to Region <p><i>Scottsdale Mayor congratulates Acronis on successful office opening at The Quad&nbsp;</i></p> <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection, officially opened its office in Scottsdale, Arizona with a ribbon cutting ceremony and announcement of a new R&amp;D center in Arizona. Scottsdale Mayor W.J. &ldquo;Jim&rdquo; Lane, together with the representatives from the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) and the City of Scottsdale, attended the event marking Acronis&rsquo; commitment to bringing new jobs and high-tech investments into the region.&nbsp;</p> <p>Acronis&rsquo; new office is initially focused on sales and is actively hiring sales employees. That is just the start, as Acronis pledged a 10 million dollar investment into the ... 2017-12-12 Acronis Joins Project to Build Schools in Remote Villages in Myanmar <p><b><i>Availability&nbsp;</i></b><b><i>of educational facilities and resources in rural regions of Myanmar ensures equitable access to education for all children.</i></b></p> <p><b>SINGAPORE - MYANMAR, November 16, 2017</b> &mdash; Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection is proud to announce that jointly with European non-governmental organization Stiftunglife it opened a general education school for 150 children in a remote village in Myanmar, some 200 km North of the country&rsquo;s capital Naypyidaw. The school will provide education facilities for kindergarten to grade four children as part of the Branch High School in the village of Ata, Kyauk Padaung Township.</p> <p>The new Acronis School is part of a long-term community development effort lead by Stiftunglife. Acronis ... 2017-11-16 Acronis’ Native Integration with Autotask Streamlines Provisioning and Management of Acronis Data Protection Services <p><i>Acronis helps services providers solve their clients&rsquo; data protection challenges faster and easier by integrating Acronis Data Cloud services with leading Professional Services Automation solutions</i></p> <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud IT data protection and storage, today announced new Acronis Data Cloud integration with Autotask Professional Services Automation (PSA) software. The integration allows service providers to operate their own uniquely packaged data protection services directly from the Autotask console.</p> <p>Connecting to Autotask from the Acronis Data Cloud management console, service providers can automate the following:</p> <ul> <li>Creation of tickets in Autotask based on the Acronis Data Cloud service alerts</li> <li>Provisioning ... 2017-11-08 Acronis Backup 12.5 Advanced Helps Businesses to Consolidate Backup and Optimize Data Protection Costs <p>Strong performance of Acronis Backup 12.5 product line is supported by high market demand and wide industry recognition.</p> <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage today reported 25% YoY growth for its innovative&nbsp;<a data-include="300547407" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Acronis Backup 12.5</a>&nbsp;product line with an increasing number of businesses choosing the&nbsp;<a data-include="300547407" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Advanced edition</a>&nbsp;to optimize costs and achieve the required level of data protection, control, and flexibility in hybrid IT environment.</p> <p>Acronis Backup 12.5 is the world's only secure backup offering&nbsp;<a ... 2017-11-01 Canadian Cloud Backup Partnership with Acronis and Ingram Micro Provides Canadian MSPs and Resellers with Cloud Storage Hosted in Canada <p>Top Canadian vendor grows revenues 25 percent with Acronis Backup Cloud</p> <p>Canadian Cloud Backup, a service provider specializing in white-label cloud backup solutions, announced a 25 percent revenue growth as a result of its partnership with Acronis. A global leader in hybrid cloud data protection for business and consumers, Acronis has been a backup partner for Canadian Cloud Backup through technology and cloud solutions distributor Ingram Micro Canada since 2016.</p> <p>Canadian Cloud Backup provides solutions that enable customers to offer private cloud backup services to their clients without giving up their brand. With its presence in multiple data centres across the country, the company provides unlimited Canadian-based data storage capabilities in full compliance with industry ... 2017-10-30 Acronis Expands Revenue Opportunities for Partners and Service Providers, Provides Most Reliable and Easy-To-Use Data Protection Solutions for Businesses of All Sizes <p><i>Acronis&rsquo; channel focused business model and innovative technology brought strong product growth in the Americas</i></p> <p><b>Austin, Texas., </b><b>October 20, 2017</b> &ndash; Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection for businesses of any size and individual users, meets the needs of the modern IT infrastructure, offering complete protection for all data through backup, storage, and file sync and share solutions.</p> <p>Today at the Acronis Racing Week event in Austin, Texas, Acronis reported strong business growth in the Americas. This includes 36% average quarterly YoY growth of <a href="">Acronis Backup 12.5</a> since the product was launched in July 2016, 1,000% YoY growth of <a href="">Acronis ... 2017-10-20 Acronis Joins Runa Capital and Parallels In Accelerating Innovation and Supporting Blockchain Initiatives in Malta <p><i>Technology innovations and strong customer demand for data protection solutions fuels need for expansion in the Mediterranean region through a concerted and strategic partnership approach with the Mediterranean Island of Malta.</i></p> <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, in collaboration with Runa Capital and Parallels, today announced the opening of a new European Technology Hub in the Mediterranean island of Malta.</p> <p>The group of companies will support Malta in becoming the first Smart Island through accelerating innovation and participating in national blockchain initiatives. Runa Capital will be the first Venture Capital firm in Malta to provide funding to local startups, and Acronis and Parallels will engage in joint research projects ... 2017-10-16 Acronis Brings Hybrid-Cloud Data Services to Common Innovative Platform <p><i>Acronis Data Cloud helps service providers to reduce churn and increase their average revenue per user.</i></p> <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud IT data protection today announced the availability of Acronis Data Cloud &mdash; a unified platform for all current and future cloud-based services that Acronis is bringing to the market for service providers.</p> <p>Integrating Acronis Data Cloud, service providers receive immediate access to all the available solutions, without the complexity of integrating each service separately:</p> <ul> <li><b>Acronis Backup Cloud</b> &mdash; the world&rsquo;s number one backup-as-a-service solution for service providers. Acronis Backup Cloud supports more than 20 data sources, has the capacity to block ransomware with Acronis Active ... 2017-10-05 Acronis Continues Strong US Growth; Adds Arizona office <p>Technology innovations and strong customer demand for data protection solutions fuels need for expansion</p> <p>Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection, today announced continued success and demand for its backup and disaster recovery products, based on its hybrid cloud architecture by service providers, hosters and customers. As a result, the company opened a new technology center in Arizona, adding to its other US offices in Massachusetts, Virginia and California.</p> <p>Located at the recently opened Quad office project, owned and managed by Everwest Real Estate Partners, the new center in Scottsdale, Arizona will contain the inside sales organization for Acronis. The City of Scottsdale Economic Development team assisted Acronis in facilitating the lease at the new ... 2017-09-26