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Scale Computing
Scale Computing and Acronis announce new Business Resilience System built for MSPs
The scalable Business Resilience appliance allows for instant recovery of all critical workloads in an environment, regardless of where those workloads are running, the company states.
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Vodafone
Vodafone announces new business marketplace featuring Microsoft 365, Acronis cyber backup
Vodafone New Zealand has unveiled a new business marketplace for New Zealand business owners to purchasing different top-tier software solutions.
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Cybersecurity
Patrick Pulvermueller takes the reins as Acronis CEO as company value hits $2.5b
Former CEO Serguei Belloussov will remain on the Acronis board and will also stay on as chief research officer.
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Disaster Recovery
ConnectWise launches new BDR solution
The company says that with this new Backup and Disaster Recovery offering, NOC services can save up to 90% of partners’ time per month managing backups.
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Email
Acronis advanced protection pack works against malicious email threats
The new Advanced Email Security pack enables service providers to extend their cybersecurity capabilities by detecting and stopping all email-borne cyber threats before they can reach their clients' end users.
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Sandisk
World Backup Day - WD My Passport and Sandisk iXpand Luxe
If you’ve never backed up your data, you are not alone - 30% of people have never backed up their stuff.
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Acronis
Leader wins Acronis distribution agreement, brings cyber protection solutions to Aus
The agreement covers the entire Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud solution portfolio, which includes cybersecurity, backup, disaster recovery, secure file sync and share, as well as notary services.
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Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity trends to look out for: Extortion among the top threats in 2021
Cyber-crime is evolving, driven by emerging trends — 2021 may be the first year when data extortion officially becomes the main threat to businesses worldwide.
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Partner Programme
Acronis empowers resellers and service providers with new cloud-focused #CyberFit Partner Programme
"Managed service providers played a major role in making that happen, and we want to help all of our partners take advantage of those opportunities."
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Cybersecurity
Acronis accelerates growth plans with CyberLynx acquisition
"Acquiring these capabilities will advance Acronis' mission to deliver world-class cyber protection to organisations around the world."
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Cybersecurity
Interview: Why Acronis is building 111 micro data centres almost everywhere
We spoke to Acronis co-founder and technology president Stas Protassov to discuss these announcements.
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Acronis
Acronis launches data centre in Auckland
It is the first of 111 planned new data centres globally, allowing for the benefits of data localisation, including regional data sovereignty.
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Cybersecurity
Acronis expands global data centre network, including new facilities in NZ
The expansion ensures that the full range of Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions will be available to partners and organisations around the world.
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Endpoint Protection
Acronis announces new security endpoint solution
The solution is an integration of data protection and cybersecurity which provides customers with effective endpoint protection in a landscape where the pointlessness of perimeter security is becoming more pronounced.
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Data Loss Prevention / DLP
Interview: Acronis co-founder on going all-in for DLP
Data-loss prevention (DLP) strategies are a cornerstone of wider cybersecurity ecosystems, especially to counter the risks of remote working. Acronis co-founder Stas Protassov explains its significance and why it acquired a DLP powerhouse.
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Cybersecurity
Expansion adds on-prem access to Acronis Cyber Protect solution
The flagship Acronis Cyber Protect product has this week launched a new expansion, enabling IT managers and teams to test the solution for themselves through a new beta release.
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Artificial Intelligence
Acronis teams up with A.S. Roma to advance AI in sport
Acronis has officially announced its artificial intelligence (AI) partnership with Associazione Sportiva Roma, an Italian professional football club also known as A.S Roma.
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Managed Services
Cost-effective security key demand for MSPs
A new survey conducted by Omida and commissioned by Acronis shows that there is an “overwhelming” demand for security services among MSPs.
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Cybersecurity
Acronis makes remote work environments more secure; launches Acronis Cyber Protect
The solution offers security, patch management, and even COVID fake news blocking.
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Acronis
Acronis appoints chief channel evangelist
Amy Luby has also worked in the channel at Australian-based firm Sinefa, as well as Trend Micro, and Synnex.
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Cybersecurity
Interview: Acronis CEO talks cybersecurity against a pandemic backdrop
“IT admins can’t manage devices on a home network because they’re not theirs. Cybercriminals know this and will be able to leverage remote working technologies.”
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Healthcare
Acronis urges governments to consider cybersecurity for healthcare sector
During the time of COVID-19 more healthcare facilities have been under threat from cyber attacks, according to Acronis.
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Remote Working
Acronis mobilises the home office in the remote working age
One of the biggest changes for Acronis, like many companies, is the transition that allows all employees to work from home.
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Cybercrime
Acronis: Lack of backup process within organisations causing data losses
Traditional strategies and solutions to data protection are no longer able to keep up with the modern IT needs of individuals and organisations.