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Acronis Joins IBM BladeCenter Alliance Program

  • 29 March, 2007 16:14

<p>Acronis, Inc. (, a technological leader in storage management software, announced today that it has joined the IBM BladeCenter Alliance Program and that its enterprise-class Acronis True Image family supports IBM’s Intel-based BladeCenter servers. Acronis recently was certified as IBM ServerProven for its System x servers.</p>
<p>The Acronis True Image Enterprise Server software ensures the availability of data for IBM BladeCenter customers. Acronis True Image Enterprise Server is recognised as a leading commercial disk-imaging disaster recovery and bare-metal restore software product that can perform sector-based imaging as well as file and folder backup of entire servers. It also allows server administrators to perform a hardware-independent bare-metal restore for disaster recovery or in the event of a full systems failure.</p>
<p>“This alliance with IBM further expands the relationship between Acronis and IBM and provides BladeCenter customers with an exceptional disaster recovery solution that can protect mission-critical servers,” said Zorian Rotenberg, Director of Business Development at Acronis. “IBM BladeCenter customers can take advantage of the Acronis True Image management components to better organise their disaster recovery plans and ensure that their BladeCenter servers are up and running in minutes, not hours, if a system failure occurs.”</p>
<p>The Acronis True Image Enterprise Server includes a number of components that offer great flexibility for corporate IT departments; the Management Console, the Backup Server, and the Group Server. These components allow for complete management of all backup and restoration tasks including product installation, backup, recovery, optimisation of storage resources, and a view of the status of remote systems throughout the network and increase the IT department's productivity while reducing costs. Based on the exclusive Acronis Drive Snapshot technology, Acronis True Image Enterprise Server creates a server disk backup image without interrupting server operations, providing 24 x 7 availability.</p>
<p>The IBM BladeCenter Alliance Program brings together a broad community of IT providers dedicated to helping customers of all sizes build better solutions with the IBM BladeCenter. The program benefits customers by reducing costs and accelerating the planning, deployment and delivery of blade solutions that simplify their IT infrastructure. IBM BladeCenter Alliance Program members include independent software and hardware vendors, system integrators and value-added resellers, all of whom are committed to growing their business on the BladeCenter.</p>
<p>More information about Acronis and the IBM BladeCenter Program is at;expand=true&amp;lc=en</p>
<p><b>About Acronis</b></p>
<p>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 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.</p>
<p>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</p>
<p><b>Media contact:</b></p>
<p>Jessie Jin</p>
<p>Kinetics PR</p>
<p>T: (02)9212-3848</p>

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