Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Acronis vmProtect 9 is a cost effective and easy to use backup solution for VMware vSphere environments, designed for small and medium businesses and branch offices of large enterprises.

Sydney, 29 August 2013 – Acronis, a leading provider of physical, virtual and cloud backup solutions, today announced the launch of Acronis® vmProtectTM 9, the most efficient and easy-to-use VMware vSphere backup solution for small and medium business customers and remote branch offices of large enterprises. With added support for Microsoft SQL Server®, Microsoft SharePoint® and Microsoft Active Directory®, vmProtect remains the only solution capable of recovering data at different levels: hypervisor, virtual machine (VM) and application.

Acronis vmProtect’s time-proven and award-winning solution combines dozens of advanced technologies packaged in an easy-to-use product that installs in less than three minutes. vmProtect’s accessible Web user interface is optimised for smaller vSphere environments with a dozen VMs and equipped to support 100s of VMs. Unlike complex products with many features designed for large deployment sizes, Acronis vmProtect is focused on maintaining cost-effectiveness and ease-of-use to meet the enterprise-grade needs of modern small and medium businesses as well as remote and branch offices. Acronis is dedicated to building solutions designed specifically for VMware.

Acronis vmProtect 9 Features:

• Recognises file systems, skips unnecessary files and incrementally restores virtual machines at top speeds with vmFlashBack®;

• Runs virtual machines straight from a compressed and de-duplicated image;

• Incorporates multi-destination backup, which automatically copies backups to an additional location, locally or to the cloud;

• Includes self-backup with the ability to save and restore its configurations;

• Integrates fully with VMware vCenter, thus backup, recovery and replication operations can be managed directly from VMware vCenter; and

• Is designed for efficient online purchase.

Andy Purvis, General Manager, ANZ for Acronis, said: “Acronis is dedicated to its partnership with VMware, and we are proud to have built the most efficient, easy-to-use and complete vSphere backup product on the market with vmProtect 9. We have a deep understanding of the backup needs of companies with smaller vSphere environments. By tapping into this knowledge and strengthening our already-proven vmProtect product, companies reap the benefits of a simple solution for enterprise-grade backup.”

Additional Information:

Further information on the product and a free trial is available at

For additional information, please visit, follow Acronis on Twitter: and visit Acronis on Facebook

For further information, please contact:

Shuna Boyd BoydPR +61 2 9418 8100

Lis Walters Acronis +61 2 8458 0845

Acronis® is a registered trademark of Acronis International GmbH in the United States and other countries.

VMware®, VMware vSphere®, VMware® vmFlashback® are registered trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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Acronis is a global provider of leading backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sharing and file access solutions. Founded in 2002 Acronis has established itself as a fast-growing international company with more than 700 employees in 18 countries and partners in almost every country in the world. Acronis provides complete, efficient and reliable backup solutions for desktop, server, virtual and cloud environments as well as leading filesharing and sync solutions for mobile devices. Acronis knows backup. The proof is in the more than 50 advanced backup and recovery technologies developed to date. Over 4.5 million consumers, small and medium businesses and service providers use Acronis products to protect their critical data. The company’s flagship product Acronis Backup & Recovery delivers sophisticated technology solutions packaged in an easy-to-use way that allows smaller companies to address their new enterprise-level requirements. Enterprises also use Acronis solutions to address their point disaster recovery, migration and end-point backup needs. Its consumer product, Acronis True Image, is designed to let consumers backup and recover their entire Windows systems, both locally and to the cloud. For additional information, please visit, follow Acronis on Twitter: and visit Acronis on Facebook
Shuna Boyd
P: +61 2 9418 8100


backup solution for small and medium businesses and branch offices of large enterprises.



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