Brings additional functionality to VMware environments, enhanced usability, and refined workflow to line of products

Woburn, Mass., April 13, 2010 – Acronis , a provider of affordable, scalable onsite and offsite backup, disaster recovery and security solutions, today announced the release of a new update for the Acronis® Backup & Recovery® 10 line of products.

The new update introduces a series of modifications and enhancements that offer improved performance and workflow of the Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 line of products. Enhancements include:

  • VMware Ready™ certification for Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition
  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition becomes VMware Cluster-Aware
  • Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition supports VMware VMotion, and VMware High Availability
  • Ability to manage an entire VMware Cluster from a single virtual appliance
  • Introduction of Acronis Smart Error Reporting
  • Introduction of Acronis Customer Experience Program

With the release of the update, Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Advanced Server Virtual Edition has achieved VMware Ready™ status, making it the only disk image-based backup and recovery product for physical and virtual environments certified for the VMware platform.

In this update, Acronis introduces several new capabilities for VMware environments. Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 is now VMware Cluster-Aware, giving users the ability to backup all machines in a VMware cluster from a virtual appliance. In addition, Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 now supports VMware VMotion, and VMware High Availability.

Houston Texas-based iland Internet Solutions Chief Technology Officer Justin Giardina has been leveraging Acronis and VMware as an integrated package to help the firm meet its business goal to expand its virtual machine hosting customer base. “The close relationship between VMware and Acronis has given iland an important competitive advantage for nearly two years, allowing us to demonstrate our ability to recover any machine onto a VMware machine in moments.”

Also included in the update are the Acronis Smart Error Reporting tool and Acronis Customer Experience Program.

The Acronis Smart Error Reporting tool links any error message in the product to the online Acronis Knowledge Base, where relevant information on specific errors and solutions can be found. This tool makes it easier for administrators to find relevant information to troubleshoot the issue.

The Acronis Customer Experience Program is a new optional program that allows Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 to automatically gather product usage statistics and system information that will help Acronis develop new features and updates for future releases.

About iland

iland (www.iland.com) is a provider of cloud computing infrastructure with high-availability datacenters specifically designed for cloud computing in Boston, Washington D.C., Houston, Los Angeles, Dallas, and London. As a partner of VMware and other industry-leaders, its infrastructure enables organizations to go beyond the cloud computing buzz and realize tangible business benefits including reduced and predictable IT costs, streamlined and simplified management, and a nimble infrastructure that lets customers adapt with ease to changing business priorities.

 


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.