Expanded Service Protects Users’ Critical Files, Photos and Financial Data With Secure Online Backup

Burlington, Mass., January 21, 2010 — Acronis Inc. , a provider of affordable, scalable onsite and offsite backup, disaster recovery and security solutions, is today announcing Acronis® Online Backup to give home users a personal digital safety deposit box. The expanded service will provide the power to backup critical files on multiple PCs and laptops to a secure, remote location.

The easy to use backup service provides consumers with peace of mind that their critical files – photos, music, correspondence, and financial data – are automatically being backed up over the Internet. Acronis Online Backup, a fully encrypted service, gives consumers the power to protect up to 250 GB of data – more than 15 times the average MP3 player’s worth of music – on up to five computers. Users can easily retrieve their files by logging into a secure location from any Internet-connected PC.

Providing the flexibility consumers demand, Acronis Online Backup is available both as a standalone service and as an integrated offering with Acronis True Image Home 2010. The common user interface of Acronis Online Backup and Acronis True Image Home 2010 makes for fast and easy setup of backups via the Internet or local storage. Acronis True Image Home 2010 provides fast file restore and the ability to recover the entire PC, including the operating system and applications, while Acronis Online Backup provides remote location data protection in case of theft or physical disaster.

Acronis Online Backup is a subscription-based service protecting an entire household’s digital information. The new software protects up to five PCs and laptops with the same account, a key enhancement given that nearly one third of the households own at least three computers (NPD Group survey, October 2009).

“The addition of Acronis Online Backup to our home product portfolio gives our users the widest backup options available on the market today,” said Sean Kinney, Vice President of Cloud Services at Acronis. “The powerful combination of online and on-site backup solutions provides Acronis consumers with the ultimate in data protection, knowing that their digital lives are safe and sound at all times.”


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.