Acronis reported 25% YoY growth for its innovative Acronis Backup 12.5 product line with an increasing number of businesses choosing the advanced edition to optimize costs and achieve the required level of data protection, control, and flexibility in hybrid IT environment.
Acronis Backup 12.5 is the world's only secure backup offering complete protection of all workloads in more than 20 different environments, including Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, VMware, Microsoft, Red Hat, Citrix, Oracle, and mobile operating systems. It offers easy data management, blockchain-based data certification, and active protection against ransomware, ensuring the data is safe against malicious tampering and cyber-attacks. This proven technology protected users from this year's Wannacry, NotPetya, and Bad Rabbit ransomware attacks.
In addition, the advanced edition of Acronis Backup 12.5 is in demand in situations where the speed of recovery is critical for business survival. It offers remote and automated bare-metal recovery, deduplication, WAN optimization, off-host backup management, and user roles and delegations.
"Businesses start to realise that traditional disjointed backup approach is no longer enough. They are now looking for an easy-to-use solution that can protect all data and at the same time reduce management cost. This is exactly what Acronis Backup 12.5 offers, and our partners and customers love it," said John Zanni, President of Acronis.
According to a recent customer survey, 90% of businesses choose Acronis Backup 12.5 for its reliability and 80% for the ease of use. This is in line with the recent Backup Service Survey conducted by IT Central Station where 70% of the respondents chose simple and straightforward UI and 91% of the respondents selected reliable recovery as the most important features in a backup software.
Acronis Backup 12.5 also received multiple awards and recognition from industry leaders and analysts. In a recent Market Note, global industry research firm IDC noted that Acronis Backup 12.5 is "game-changing for the vendor's future." And is "aimed at helping users consolidate the management and protection of data regardless of its physical location or application deployment model" and that "it heralds a change in backup and data protection technologies, aiming it at the modern, heterogeneous enterprise IT environment."
"Acronis Backup 12.5 gives us confidence, because we know that all our data is protected," Joel Stuart, network administrator from Johnson Electric, told Acronis following the switch over from a competitor's product earlier this year.