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Acronis Announces Official Opening of its International Headquarters in Singapore

The company adds an additional focus on fast-growing Asian market, and leverages new opportunities in the neutral international business and technology hub Singapore – 17 September 2014 – Acronis, the global leader in new generation data protection, today announces the official opening of its international headquarters in Singapore. For Acronis, launching the international headquarters in Singapore is also returning to its roots, as the company was founded in Singapore in 2002, started sales operations in Asia and quickly become the leader on the backup market in Japan. Singapore is a strategic choice for the international headquarters to focus on rapidly growing Asian market, and continue successful international operations from this neutral technology and business hub. “Singapore is a convenient location for international technology business. The country is well connected to the rest of the world; more than 50% of world’s population and economy is in the distance of 8-hours flight from here. Singapore serves as a business and technology hub in Asia, and this is important for us, as we believe that in 5 years more than 50% of Acronis revenue will come from Asia. Also important that Singapore is a neutral country, and it is a good place for a truly global company”, - said Serguei Beloussov, CEO and founder of Acronis. Acronis considers boosting its R&D activities in Singapore as part of the company’s global strategy aimed at becoming the advanced technology leader in its market segment worldwide. Recently appointed global Chief Strategy and Operations Officer Mark Shmulevich will lead establishing tight collaboration between Acronis and universities and technology centers in Singapore. Mark Shmulevich commented, “Efficient infrastructure combined with significant government support for innovation, together with presence of strong R&D centers and universities in Singapore, makes the country one of our focus points for technology collaborations and advanced research. We are already starting working with a few institutions, including Data Storage Institute, and are planning to expand our partnerships in the near future”. Acronis also recently launched a datacenter in Singapore, extending the network of datacenters providing cloud data protection beyond the locations in the US, France, Germany, Japan and Russia. The new datacenter provides customers in Asia with a multi-fold increase in data transfer speed due to the geographical proximity of storage location, and ability to store backup data locally. About Acronis Acronis sets the standard for New Generation Data Protection through its backup, disaster recovery, and secure access solutions. Powered by the AnyData Engine, Acronis delivers easy, complete and safe backup and secure access of all files, applications and systems across any environment—virtual, physical, cloud and mobile. Founded in 2002, Acronis protects the data of over 5 million consumers and 300,000 businesses in over 130 countries. With over 50 patents, Acronis’s products have been named best product of the year by Network Computing, TechTarget and IT Professional. Acronis provides a broad range of data protection solutions including backup, disaster recovery, migration, provisioning, replication, virtualization and secure access. For additional information, please visit Follow Acronis on Twitter: Media Contacts: Katya Turtseva Acronis Tel: +65 9672 9306 Supriya Arya Bite for Acronis Tel: +65.6323.7377 Mob: +65.9451.2624 Acronis® is a registered trademark of Acronis International GmbH in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

About Acronis

Acronis sets the standard for cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage through its innovative backup, anti-ransomware; disaster recovery, storage, and enterprise file sync and share solutions. Enhanced by AI-based Active Protection technology, blockchain-based authentication and a unique hybrid-cloud architecture, Acronis protects all data in any environment, including physical, virtual, cloud, mobile workloads and applications.

Founded in Singapore in 2003, today the company is trusted by more than 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses worldwide, including 79 of the top 100 most valuable brands.


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