SOURCE: Acronis, Inc.

April 30, 2007 15:51 ET

Ed Harnish of Acronis to Present on Virtualization at Server Blade Summit

Industry Veteran Will Speak on How to Avoid Typical Virtualization Pitfalls

BURLINGTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 30, 2007 -- Acronis, Inc. (, a technological leader in storage management software, announced today that Ed Harnish, Vice President of Marketing, will be delivering a presentation at the upcoming Server Blade Summit on Wednesday, May 2, 2007 entitled "Virtualization: It's More than Consolidation."

With the increasing use of virtual servers, "Virtualization: It's More than Consolidation" will address a number of factors that should be considered when buying a machine as well as how to maintain a server's performance. In particular, the presentation will focus on the benefits of using virtual machines, how to choose a virtual disk type and tips on how to improve virtual host performance.

"It is becoming more and more evident that the value of your data is going to long outlive the value of your hardware. This is leading to an increase in the use of virtual servers due to their high level of adaptability and scalability," said Harnish. "The presentation at the Server Blade Summit is aimed not only at informing people how to choose the right virtualization solution, but also how to get the most out of it."

What: "Virtualization: It's More than Consolidation"
When: Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Where: Server Blade Summit
About Acronis

Acronis is a world 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 or contact Senior Director of Strategic Marketing Stephen Lawton at

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