SOURCE: Acronis, Inc.

Acronis, Inc.

August 16, 2011 09:00 ET

Acronis Backup & Recovery Virtual Edition Is the Number 1 Choice, Again

Acronis Wins the Backup & Recovery Category of Readers' Choice Awards for the Second Year Running

WOBURN, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 16, 2011) - Acronis, a leading provider of easy-to-use disaster recovery and data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced that Acronis® Backup & Recovery™ Virtual Edition was voted as the winner in the Backup & Recovery category of the Readers' Choice Awards.

Over the last two years, Acronis® Backup & Recovery™ 10 Virtual Edition is the only backup & disaster recovery product to have been recognized four times in the Readers' Choice Awards. No other virtualization product has been consistently successful, demonstrating Acronis' ongoing commitment to innovation, quality and providing organizations with affordable, easy to use backup and recovery solutions.

"Acronis Backup & Recovery 10 Virtual Edition is proven to enable organizations to safely and securely migrate and protect data within their virtualized environments," said Seth Goodling, Virtualization Practice manager at Acronis. "Acronis offers the industry leading combination of migration, management, deduplication and backup reporting that gives our customers a reliable and powerful, yet simple disaster recovery solution for their virtual machines."

Acronis recently announced Acronis® Backup & Recovery™ 11 Virtual Edition which is available now. The latest version includes new features such as simultaneous backups of multiple virtual machines for VMware® ESX(i) and Microsoft Hyper-V® allowing increased performance for backups of virtual environments; single agent for multiple VMware ESX(i) hosts which increases efficiency and simplifies management of backups for VMware vSphere® configurations; LAN free backup to reduce CPU and network consumption and support for Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) -- for Microsoft Hyper-V environments.

"Our Readers' Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category," said Sean Buttigieg, manager. " users are specialists in their field who encounter various solutions for virtualization at the workplace. The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry." conducts bi-monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by administrators in a particular category of third party solutions for virtualization environments. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors' votes.

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Acronis Presents First Affordable Integrated Disaster Recovery And Data Protection Platform

About Acronis
Acronis is a leading provider of easy-to-use disaster recovery and data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. Its patented disk imaging technology enables corporations, SMBs and consumers to protect their digital assets. With Acronis' disaster recovery, deployment and migration software, users protect their digital information, maintain business continuity and reduce downtime. Acronis software is sold in more than 90 countries and available in up to 14 languages. For additional information, please visit Follow Acronis on Twitter:

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