complete disaster recovery from cloud or any storage location
VMworld - Barcelona, Spain, October 9, 2012 – Acronis, a leading provider of disaster recovery and data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced that it has significantly reduced the time required to recover virtual machines in VMware® virtual environments with the introduction of vmFlashBack™
The new vmFlashBack™
According to research conducted at VMworld San Francisco 2012, almost 70 percent of VMware® ESX(i) users have already, or are planning to back up their machines to the cloud*. To address this demand, Acronis has added disk-to-disk-
This automated process in Acronis vmProtect allows for different schedules at different destinations, without user intervention, to more efficiently meet policy compliance and optimise the use of available bandwidth. Combined with the ability to remotely recover files from a cloud backup location through a web-based interface, Acronis vmProtect can offer the “anywhere-
“Virtual environments are at risk,” commented Dmitri Joukovski, vice president of product management at Acronis. “As the use of virtual environments to support business critical applications, and cloud-based models for delivery and collaboration expands, more businesses are playing roulette with their critical data. Acronis can support the accelerated pace of change within organisations, with the most comprehensive host and server protection for VMware environments. ”
International Paris-based fashion house Gerald Darel, recently chose Acronis vmProtect as a comprehensive virtual backup and recovery solution after a rigorous testing process. Samuel Chemouni, technical director at Gerard Darel explained: “During the testing of Acronis vmProtect, we found that the backup process only took a few clicks and was completed in less than five minutes. This was without any prior training of the team or any contact with Acronis for support. Compared to its competitors, Acronis vmProtect proved to be the easiest to use, the fastest for recovery and the most efficient solution.”
At £369 per CPU, and with unlimited seamless migration of workloads between virtual and physical environments, Acronis® vmProtect™ 8 represents a comprehensive host and machine backup, data migration and disaster recovery solution for the expanding number of businesses moving to a VMware® vSphere™ environment. Customers who have purchased Acronis® vmProtect™ 7 with maintenance are entitled to a free upgrade to Acronis® vmProtect™ 8.
*Survey of attendees at VMworld San Francisco, 2012 conducted Aug 26-28, 2012 by Acronis. Sample size of in person and online respondents = 279.
Further information is available at http://www.acronis.com/
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Acronis is a leading provider of next generation data protection and disaster recovery solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. With Acronis' backup, disaster recovery, deployment and migration software, users can better protect and maintain availability of critical servers and data to achieve recovery point (RPO) and recovery time objectives (RTO) while reducing total cost of ownership. With over a decade of investment in research and development, Acronis software is sold in more than 90 countries and available in up to 14 languages. For additional information, please visit http://www.acronis.co.uk. Follow Acronis on Twitter: http://twitter.com/
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