Wednesday, 21 October 2020 00:08

Acronis adding 100 micro data centres to global network, enhancing cyber infrastructure

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Game changing cyber protection company Acronis is expanding regional support for its growing roster global partners, deploying local data centres, enhancing cyber infrastructure and more to ensure to full range of Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions is available to partners and organisations around the world.

The Acronis Global Cyber Summit 2020 is happening live, with CEO and Co-Founder Serguei Beloussov giving the day one keynote as I type, showcasing the company's latest innovations, its new Acronis Cyber Protect "all-in-one" cyber protection solutions for environments of any size, and announcing to the world that "The Cyber Protection Era Is Here".

The company has a lot of news to share, with this news covering Acronis' plans "to expand its global network of cloud data centres, including new state-of-the-art facilities in Canada, New Zealand, and Bhutan.

"The expansion ensures that the full range of Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions will be available to partners and organisations around the world, which is critical now that an estimated two-thirds of employees work remotely and rely on cloud-based services".

The announcement also revealed Acronis’ plan "to add an additional 100 micro data centres to its global network, which already includes collocated and managed services data centres in the U.S., the U.K., Switzerland, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, and Singapore. Another new data centre in Vancouver, Canada was announced earlier this month".

Serguei “SB” Beloussov, founder and CEO of Acronis said: “The rise of edge computing around the world means more data is now created and used away from company networks.

“Micro data centres enable the efficient deployment of edge computing, particularly in emerging markets. As part of Acronis’ Global-Local Strategy, this expansion allowing us to provide the local, cost-efficient, bandwidth efficient, and low latency cloud services our global partners demand. It demonstrates our commitment to offering the cloud-based services and cyber protection that partners and users need in today’s digital world.”

With Gartner forecasting that the worldwide market for cloud management and security services will continue growing more than 25% by 2022, and Technavio projecting that the global edge data centre market will progress at a CAGR of almost 14% by 2024, Acronis said the new cloud data centres it has announced today will put the company "in a strong position in both areas".

Phil Goodwin, research director at IDC noted: "While reliance on cloud-based access to production data and controls has been increasing during the past several years, the pandemic accelerated its adoption worldwide among organisations.

“Developing a larger network of cloud data centres, especially in emerging markets, enables Acronis to cultivate new partners and customers who are actively seeking cloud-based data protection and security platforms and solutions,” Goodwin concluded.

Extending cloud-based cyber protection

Acronis explained the expansion further enables it "to extend the reach of its cyber protection solutions delivered through the Acronis Cyber Cloud platform, which empowers service providers to provide backup, disaster recovery, antimalware, secure workplace collaboration, and blockchain-based data authentication service – all through a single pane of glass".

Martin Brought, President & CEO, Robson Communications said: "Organisations across the globe rely on data in a way they never have before, which means they need IT providers like us to be ready with effective, affordable solutions.

“Acronis understands what providers need to build our portfolio of services and keep clients protected – not just from the standpoint of the solutions they offer, but also how they price and deliver them. The expansion of their data centre network will help a lot more service providers around the world keep their clients productive and protected.”

Among the solutions service providers can access through the new data centres is Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud. The company said this "unique integration of backup, disaster recovery, next-gen anti-malware, cybersecurity, and endpoint management tools recently earned the 2020 New Product Innovation Award for Data Protection from Frost & Sullivan".

A key point of Acronis solutions today is that all "are designed to address the Five Vectors of Cyber Protection, ensuring the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) of an organisation’s data, applications, and systems".

Regardless of their size or geography, or whether they are collocated or managed services facilities, we are told that "all Acronis data centres meet the highest standards of digital and physical security, and feature redundant power and environmental controls ensure constant (99.9%) monthly availability.

"Service providers interested in learning more about the global network of Acronis data centres or the full range of cyber protection solutions available via the Acronis Cyber Cloud are encouraged to contact the Acronis Partner Program team".

More information on the Acronis Global Cyber Summit 2020 is here, and if you're an IT and cyber security professional, it's definitely worth watching and learning more about, as well as discovering the new Acronis Cyber Protect "all-in-one" cyber protection solutions for environments of any size, as they are certainly impressive.


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