SOURCE: Acronis, Inc.

November 08, 2007 12:18 ET

Acronis, Data Doctors Announce Distribution Agreement

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - November 8, 2007) - Acronis®, Inc. (, a provider of affordable, scalable storage management and disaster recovery software, announced that Data Doctors has selected the Acronis True Image home and corporate product lines to resell as part of its DATA/VAULT backup and storage solution.

Data Doctors' network of more than 60 locations provides support services to consumers and small businesses nationwide. Proven in more than 38,000 worldwide customer sites for disaster recovery and deployment scenarios, Acronis True Image is disaster recovery and backup software that is easy-to-use and deploy, optimizing productivity and delivering an immediate return on investment. Customers can restore their system in minutes, not hours or days.

"Like Data Doctors, Acronis offers the best solutions and technologies in the industry," said Jim Howes, a Data Doctors franchisee in Central Florida. "We use Acronis backup solutions in all of our service centers. Acronis True Image is the best automated backup solution on the market and we are excited to be able to offer it to our residential and commercial customers."

"Backup is among the most requested managed service of our franchisees," said Ken Colburn, CEO, Data Doctors. "This partnership allows them access to the best disaster recovery and backup solutions available today, combined with the services they have come to rely on from us."

"With more valuable information being stored online than ever before, both personal and business users require expertise to help them navigate technology buying decisions and repairs -- Data Doctors has carved out a niche doing just that," said Walter Scott, CEO of Acronis. "With Acronis True Image in their franchisees' support service toolkit, comes the confidence of knowing that their customers' data is secure and easily recoverable."

About Acronis True Image

Using Acronis True Image, customers can create an exact duplicate image of the live disk drives on servers or workstations, including the operating system, all configuration files, programs, updates, and databases. The image can be saved to internal or external disk drives (including USB 2.0 and FireWire), networked drives (NAS, SAN), RAID controllers, writable CD or DVD, SCSI tape drives, or even FTP servers, including the ability to create transportable images that can be restored universally to dissimilar hardware using Acronis Universal Restore. The image can be used for any number of purposes, including disaster recovery, data backup, disk cloning, and migration to virtual machine environments.

About Data Doctors

Data Doctors Computer Services is a nationally franchised company striving to be the leader in providing computer sales, services and computer repair to people and businesses everywhere. The corporate entity, Data Doctors Franchise Systems Inc. (DDSFI), provides superior computer services to customers and viable business opportunities to entrepreneurs in markets nationwide. Data Doctors franchises, and DDFSI headquarters, offer upscale, quality computer services and products in locally owned and operated neighborhood stores. The company extends computer knowledge well beyond storefronts, giving free advice to computer users around the world. Data Doctors has locations across the United States. More information and a store locator can be found at

More information about Data Doctor's DATA/VAULT backup and storage solution is available at:

About Acronis

Acronis is a leading provider of storage management software that helps large enterprises, medium-sized and small companies and consumers backup, restore and migrate data in a fast, simple and comprehensive manner. Acronis delivers innovative solutions that can significantly reduce the time and costs associated with the recovery from disk-drive failures, accidental or intentional file deletion, and disaster recovery as well as migration between physical and virtual systems. The Acronis solutions are sold in over 130 countries and in 13 different languages.

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