Archive for September, 2010

New Acronis True Image Home 2011 plus allows users to recover to different hardware

New Boxed Product Provides Backup and Recovery combined with Powerful, Advanced Functionality

Woburn, Massachusetts,  September 14, 2010 — Acronis®, a leading provider of easy-to-use backup,  recovery and security solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments is today launching Acronis®True Image Home 2011 Plus, a retail product that includes the latest version of its flagship home solution accompanied by additional advanced capabilities.

Acronis True Image Home 2011 Plus is available exclusively through select retail partners. The bundle includes the recently launched Acronis True Image Home 2011 product and advanced capabilities for power users, including the ability to recover to different hardware if a user’s PC or laptop is lost, stolen or damaged.

Acronis True Image Home 2011 is designed to make backing up and recovering files, folders, email, Windows® 7 libraries, or even a user’s complete system easier than before. The simple and intuitive interface coupled with near continuous data protection and optional Acronis Online Backup, provides one of the most complete backup and recovery solutions available to home users today.

Acronis True Image Home 2011 Plus includes Acronis Universal Restore capabilities which will allow a user to restore a system image to another make or model of a PC or laptop. This included add-on will also allow users to restore to a virtual machine.

In addition, the product provides support for dynamic disks which offer features such as multi-partition and fault tolerant volumes, and easy partition size adjustment. The solution also supports WinPE and allows users to install the latest Microsoft drivers, customized scripts, applications and plug-ins more easily and quickly, speeding up the recovery process.

“Acronis has a heritage of providing system and data protection to home users. With this optional feature we allow users the flexibility to restore to dissimilar hardware should their existing PC or laptop be lost, stolen or irreparably damaged so that they will still be protected,” explains Jason Donahue, CEO at Acronis.  “We’ve developed a portfolio of consumer solutions to meet individual needs, whether the user be a novice or advanced computer user.”


About Acronis

Acronis is a global provider of leading backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sharing and file access solutions. Founded in 2002 Acronis has established itself as a fast-growing international company with more than 700 employees in 18 countries and partners in almost every country in the world. Acronis provides complete, efficient and reliable backup solutions for desktop, server, virtual and cloud environments as well as leading file sharing and sync solutions for mobile devices.

Acronis knows backup. The proof is in the more than 50 advanced backup and recovery technologies developed to date. Over 4.5 million consumers, small and medium businesses and service providers employ Acronis products to protect their critical data.

The company’s flagship product Acronis Backup & Recovery delivers sophisticated technology solutions packaged in an easy-to-use way that allows smaller companies to address their new enterprise-level requirements. Enterprises also use Acronis solutions to address their point disaster recovery, migration and end-point backup needs.

Acronis® and the Acronis logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Acronis International GmbH in the United States and/or other countries.

New LanSchool v7.5 addresses Macs, Wireless, Audio, Video and Cyber-bullying

LanSchool Technologies LLC, a leading provider of classroom management software, announced that a new version, LanSchool v7.5, is now available. LanSchool v7.5 is a major release that brings the Mac version to feature parity with the Windows version, adds audio listening and broadcast for language labs, introduces efficient Multicast video distribution and playback and adds real-time keystroke alerting on banned words to help teachers control cyber-bullying in the classroom.

“LanSchool v7.5 raises the bar for classroom management in a cross-platform 21st century classroom.” said Dana Doggett, president of LanSchool. “LanSchool is the only solution that can provide the full range of features across Macs, PCs and Thin Clients and make them work reliably over wireless networks.”

In addition to the features listed above LanSchool v7.5 includes the following new features:

  • New wireless protocol increases performance and reliability
  • iPad, iPod, iPhone teacher and student support
  • Improved web limiting and history on Windows Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome
  • Windows remote login
  • Clear Desktop button immediately shuts down all applications
  • Limit drives can turn off USB, CD and DVD drives
  • Dual monitor support
  • Testing enhancements
  • 20 additional customer and user interface enhancements

Pricing and Availability

LanSchool v7.5 is a free upgrade for customers that purchased LanSchool v7.4 during the past year. Educational pricing starts at USD$299 for classrooms with less than 10 computers and USD$599 for larger classrooms. The software can also be purchased as a subscription for USD$199 per classroom per year. Volume discounts, competitive upgrades, K-12 school and district site licenses are available.

About LanSchool Technologies

LanSchool Technologies, LLC, is a leading provider of classroom management solutions for K12, higher education, government and corporate training markets. LanSchool, for over 24 years, has enabled tens of thousands of teachers, professors and trainers to improve the learning environment in their classrooms. LanSchool is headquartered in Orem, Utah, with customers and resellers located across the world.