Acronis delivers broad data protection for apps, data in Microsoft environments

Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection, has delivered its new hybrid backup cloud extension for Microsoft Azure and Azure Stack, enabling Microsoft cloud service providers (CSP) to provision and manage backup services, the company said.

The company said small and medium-sized businesses face new challenges in data protection, including increases in data volume, digital processes and mobile workers and cyber threats.

Acronis´ backup cloud extension provides broad protection in Microsoft environments, including across cloud and on-premises datacenters, physical and virtual machines, and mobile devices. Acronis also enables Microsoft CSPs to backup Azure virtual machines (Linux or Windows), and protect new Azure virtual machines.

Acronis provides hybrid cloud data protection through its backup, cloud storage, disaster recovery, and secure file sync and share solutions. Acronis protects the data of over five million consumers and 500,000 businesses in over 145 countries.