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TMCNet:  Acronis Completes a Full Circle of Backup Protection for the Entire SMB Infrastructure

[December 09, 2013]

Acronis Completes a Full Circle of Backup Protection for the Entire SMB Infrastructure

(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) WOBURN, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/09/13 -- Acronis® today announced that Acronis Backup & Recovery® 11.5 now delivers comprehensive protection for all environments and platforms for SMBs. The added support of Microsoft® Active Directory secures the "backbone" of an SMB's IT infrastructure, as tens of thousands of business-critical applications rely on Active Directory to authenticate and authorize users.

"In the event of downtime, companies freeze to a halt without Active Directory, and users within the domain can lose access to email, shared files, and their Windows® computers. The effects are devastating for an SMB," says Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Acronis. "Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 for Active Directory quickly recovers the Active Directory domain controller, along with the operating system and data, so SMBs continue to function without skipping a beat." Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 for Active Directory takes a snapshot of the entire disk to recover the whole system, including the Active Directory database. This disk imaging technology enables SMBs to recover to multiple platforms and dissimilar hardware, ensuring SMBs can get all their data and applications back in a shorter time and a simpler way.

"It's critical for SMBs to have a single backup solution for their servers and applications, including Active Directory, to ensure that essential business-critical applications can be restored quickly if needed," said Robert Amatruda, research director at IDC. "Acronis provides SMB's a simple and comprehensive backup solution to safeguard all their key applications such as Microsoft® Exchange, SharePoint®, SQL Server®, and Active Directory." With a simple common user interface for all systems, Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 also removes the need for a specialized IT team and dedicated human resources to manage backups. This complete, efficient, and simple solution supports both Physical and Virtual environments, Window and Linux servers, and Microsoft applications. Now with Active Directory support, Acronis provides a "one-stop shop" for all the backup and disaster recovery needs of SMBs, significantly reducing costly system downtime.

For more information about Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 for Active Directory, visit our website.

About Acronis Acronis delivers reliable, easy to use backup and disaster recovery solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments to individuals and businesses in 90 countries worldwide. Acronis' innovative technology enables organizations to reduce risk against the loss of valuable data, control management and storage costs while responding to the always-available, everywhere access demands of users. With proven technology for data migration and disaster recovery for hybrid environments, and secure file-sharing and synchronization for the home and business, Acronis is enabling new levels of data protection and mobile collaboration. For additional information, please visit www.acronis.com. Follow Acronis on Twitter: http://twitter.com/acronis.

Acronis® and Acronis Backup & Recovery® a registered trademark of Acronis International GmbH in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft®, Windows®, Active Directory®, SQL Server®, and SharePoint® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. IDC is a trademark or registered trademark of International Data Group Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Media Contacts Dan O'Mahony or Lucia Schepps Tel: (617) 945-1915 Email: Acronis@LaunchSquad.com Source: Acronis

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