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Singapore-based Acronis unveils a new version of Acronis Backup as a Service

Zafirah Salim | Dec. 18, 2014
The third version of Acronis Backup as a Service enhances cloud service portfolio and solves customer data protection challenges.

Data protection company Acronis recently announced the availability of Acronis Backup as a Service version 3, which delivers data protection capabilities that create new revenue streams for partners without a large upfront investment.

Powered by the Acronis AnyData Engine, Acronis Backup as a Service is a multi-tier and multi-tenant solution that provides local and hybrid storage of backed up data, local backup on customer premise, and local recovery plus recovery from cloud. 

Elaborating on the service, Acronis said that it is easy to adopt, provides a pay-for-use model and provides complete protection that customers require, including support for workstations, Windows, Linux, physical and virtual servers.

According to the company, service providers like US Signal as well as key distributors have adopted Acronis Backup as a Service to expand their service portfolio to include backup and recovery.

"Opportunities abound for service providers, including backup, secure file access and sharing and disaster-recovery solutions," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO and co-founder of Acronis in a media statement. "Acronis Backup as a Service gives them the ability to offer advanced data protection to their customers with an easily managed and monitored high-margin service that delivers security and scalability."

Acronis has provided cloud backup since 2010, and recently opened data centres in Germany and Japan to complement its other data centres in United States, France, Russia and Singapore, in order to support international cloud business growth.


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