SOURCE: Acronis, Inc.

July 09, 2008 09:00 ET

Acronis CEO Walter Scott Named Finalist for 2008 CEO of the Year

Recognized by Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - July 9, 2008) - Acronis® Inc. (, a provider of affordable, scalable storage management and disaster recovery software, today announced that CEO Walter Scott has been named a finalist for 2008 CEO of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, Inc.

Acronis is one of the fastest growing global software companies in the state of Massachusetts. Under Scott's tenure, the company has experienced a 150% year-to-year compound annual growth rate, with more than $100 million-plus in sales during the past year and operating margins of approximately 35 percent.

"I am honored to be recognized as a 2008 CEO of the Year Finalist," said Scott. "The Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council nurtures and celebrates entrepreneurship across the state. Acknowledgement by this prestigious organization exemplifies Acronis' status as a respected and forward-thinking technology company."

In June, the Mass Technology Leadership Council announced the first group of finalists of its annual Technology Leadership Awards recognizing outstanding achievement in both the development and deployment of information technologies that address critical business issues. The winners will be announced at the Fall Awards Gala on October 23, 2008 at the Sheraton Boston.

About The Mass Technology Leadership Council, Inc.

The Mass Technology Leadership Council, Inc. is the only association that addresses the critical leadership issues of innovative software and technology-enabled companies. Formed by the combination of Massachusetts Software Council and New England Business and Technology Association, Inc., the organization is dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship and promoting the success of companies that develop and deploy technology across industry sectors. The Mass Technology Leadership Council conducts educational programs, hosts industry events, facilitates networking, sponsors research, advocates in favor of technology policies that promote innovation, entrepreneurship and competition, and recognizes industry-leading companies and people. For more information, visit

About Acronis

Acronis Inc. is the leading provider of storage management and disaster recovery software. Its patented disk imaging and management technology enables corporations and individuals to move, manage and maintain digital assets in physical and virtual environments. With Acronis' backup, recovery, server consolidation and virtualization migration software, users protect their digital information, maintain business continuity and reduce downtime in computing environments. Acronis software is sold in more than 180 countries and available in 13 languages. For more information, please visit

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