SOURCE: Acronis, Inc.

July 12, 2007 09:00 ET

Acronis Signs Distribution Agreement With Navarre Corporation

Acronis Software Products to Be Distributed to Major Retailers in North America

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - July 12, 2007) - Acronis, Inc. (http://www.acronis.com), a leading developer of storage management software, announced today that it has signed a North American retail distribution agreement with Navarre Corporation, a publisher and distributor of physical and digital software and home entertainment media products.

Navarre will be responsible for distribution of Acronis software products, including its flagship Acronis True Image Home and Acronis Disk Director Suite, through a wide range of retail outlets, including computer, office supply, mass merchants, electronic superstores and membership warehouse clubs.

"Acronis has had a very successful relationship with Navarre for years, but that was an indirect association," said Walter Scott, CEO of Acronis. "Formalizing the relationship to support our retail operations adds a world-class distributor to our team."

Commenting on the agreement, Rick Vick, Vice President of Merchandise Navarre Distribution Services, stated, "After working together on an indirect basis over the last several years we look forward to working more closely with Acronis and to providing the full slate of services Navarre Distribution offers. Needless to say we are excited about this distribution agreement with Acronis and their leading storage management and disaster recovery software products."

About Navarre

Navarre Corporation is a publisher and distributor of physical and digital home entertainment and multimedia products, including PC software, CD audio, DVD video, video games and accessories. Since its founding in 1983, the Company has established distribution relationships with customers across a wide spectrum of retail channels which includes mass merchants, discount, wholesale club, office and electronic superstores, military and e-tailers nationwide. The Company currently provides its products to over 19,000 retail and distribution center locations throughout the United States and Canada. Navarre has expanded its business to include the licensing and publishing of home entertainment and multimedia content, primarily through the acquisitions of Encore, BCI, and FUNimation. For more information, please visit the Company's web site at http://www.navarre.com.

About Acronis

Acronis is a leader in providing advanced, scalable storage management and disaster recovery software that helps enterprises safeguard their information and assures the availability, security, integrity and recoverability of their infrastructure. Acronis' patented disk imaging and disk management technology have won broad industry acclaim and numerous awards for excellence in data protection, backup and recovery, system deployment, and server migration for both physical and virtual machine servers. Its flagship product, Acronis True Image, is a leading commercial disk-imaging and bare-metal restore solution for Windows and Linux servers, as well as being an automated system portability and migration tool. Since 2002, Acronis True Image has been the solution of choice for tens of thousands of customers, from small to mid-size businesses to the Fortune 500 in the banking, professional services, healthcare, technology, retail, government and manufacturing markets.

A global company, Acronis has offices in the United States, Europe and Asia and sells its products both direct and through enterprise resellers. For additional information, please visit http://www.acronis.com or contact Senior Director of Strategic Marketing Stephen Lawton at media@acronis.com.

Contact Information

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    Stephen Lawton
    Acronis, Inc.
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