UAE data from Acronis continues to show cyber protection is vital

UAE data from Acronis continues to show cyber protection is vital

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, has revealed that daily malware detections in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been on the rise in the month of March – a worrying trend that exposes the critical need for cybersecurity in the region, especially for small business size companies. Speaking ahead of this year’s Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC), Candid Wuest, Acronis VP, Cyber Protection, said that the UAE had come under sharp focus this month over increased cases of malware. “Over the last…

Acronis Launches Its First Cloud Data Center in Nigeria

Acronis Launches Its First Cloud Data Center in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria, (AETOSWire) – Today, Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection announced the availability of a new Acronis Cyber Cloud Data Center in Lagos, Nigeria. The new data center, one of the 111 new data centers being deployed by the company, gives service provider partners access to a full range of cyber protection solutions upon which they can build new services while delivering faster access, constant data availability, and data sovereignty to their clients. Having these capabilities is key for Nigerian service providers today, as cyber threats loom over the business…

Acronis appoints Michael Callahan as Chief Marketing Officer

Acronis appoints Michael Callahan as Chief Marketing Officer

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (AETOSWire) – Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today the appointment of Michael Callahan as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Callahan joins the team with extensive sales and marketing experience, serving in senior leadership roles at companies such as McAfee, HP, and Juniper, and most recently as the Senior Vice President of Global Marketing for Cofense. As Acronis’ Chief Marketing Officer, Callahan will develop Acronis’ global brand position while increasing awareness of the Cyber Protect Cloud Platform. With COVID-19 accelerating digital transformation solutions and the…

53% of companies are left exposed to supply chain attacks – Acronis Cyber Readiness Report 2021 reveals critical security gaps

53% of companies are left exposed to supply chain attacks – Acronis Cyber Readiness Report 2021 reveals critical security gaps

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, (AETOSWire) — Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, has released its annual Cyber Readiness Report, providing a comprehensive overview of the modern cybersecurity landscape and the key pain points faced by businesses and remote employees worldwide amid the global pandemic. Acronis’ research from last year revealed more than 80% of global companies admitted they were not prepared to transition to remote work – exposing key vulnerabilities businesses must quickly plan and implement solutions for. Based on findings from this year’s independent survey of 3,600 IT managers and…

Acronis introduces Advanced File Sync and Share, enabling MSPs to strengthen their work collaboration services

Acronis introduces Advanced File Sync and Share,  enabling MSPs to strengthen their work collaboration services

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES,  (AETOSWire) – Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, today announced a new advanced protection pack for its service provider solution, Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud. The new Advanced File Sync and Share pack builds on the essential file-sharing capabilities included in Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, layering additional data security capabilities such as blockchain-based data notarization and electronic signatures so service providers can strengthen their workplace collaboration services. Demand for secure file sync and share services has skyrocketed during the past 18 months as 88% of organizations worldwide required…

Annual Cyber Protection Week survey reveals post-pandemic paradox: more solutions do not bring better protection

Annual Cyber Protection Week survey reveals post-pandemic paradox: more solutions do not bring better protection

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES,  (AETOSWire) – Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today released the findings of its second annual Cyber Protection Week survey, which uncovered a dangerous disconnect between the need for organizations to keep their data protected and the ineffective investments they’ve made trying to reach that goal. While 2020 saw companies purchase new systems to enable and secure remote workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, those investments are not paying off. The global survey discovered that 80% of companies now run as many as 10 solutions simultaneously for…

Acronis acquires Synapsys, providing the African IT channel with direct access to enhanced cyber protection solutions

Acronis acquires Synapsys, providing the African IT channel with direct access to enhanced cyber protection solutions

 SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, (AETOSWire) — Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced today the acquisition of Synapsys, its long-time partner located in Cape Town, South Africa that specializes in distributing Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions through the service provider channel. Marking the latest move in the company’s accelerated growth plan, it is Acronis’ fourth acquisition in the past 18 months. Synapsys is a channel-centric group of companies that delivers Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions to thousands of customers through a network of sub-distributors, resellers, and managed service providers (MSPs) in South Africa…

Acronis empowers resellers and service providers with new cloud-focused #CyberFit Partner Program

Acronis empowers resellers and service providers with new cloud-focused #CyberFit Partner Program

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (AETOSWire) — Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today unveiled the details of the new Acronis #CyberFit Partner Program. This update to the company’s existing program places increased emphasis on supporting partner development, particularly for cloud-based services, while rewarding service providers and resellers for their expertise, commitment, and growth with Acronis through performance-based benefits and financial compensation. Acronis’ cloud ecosystem has more than doubled since 2018 and last year saw the largest growth in the number of new partners, with a 30% increase in the…

Acronis unveils five-year expansion plan in the Middle East

Acronis unveils five-year expansion plan in the Middle East

Dubai, United Arab Emirates-[ AETOS Wire ] : Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced a five-year expansion plan in the Middle East, which represents a significant financial investment and major commitment to support the cybersecurity, data protection, and endpoint management requirements of organizations across the Middle East. Announced at GITEX 2020, the company’s expansion into the region is part of an accelerated growth plan launched in 2019 that has already resulted in three strategic acquisitions, including Israel-based CyberLynx. Several other acquisitions are already under consideration as Acronis looks…

Acronis acquires Israel based CyberLynx, enhances Middle East cyber protection portfolio

Acronis acquires Israel based CyberLynx, enhances Middle East cyber protection portfolio

Dubai, United Arab Emirates- [ AETOS Wire ]: With the strengthening of UAE- Israel bilateral ties, the acquisition of Israel-based CyberLynx by cyber protection leader Acronis, strengthens the cyber protection offerings in the region. This acquisition marks Acronis’ third in the past year, which continues the company’s accelerated growth plan through CybeLynx, a leading Israel based cybersecurity consultancy firm with a presence in the U.K., Switzerland, and Luxembourg. As a premier provider of security audits, penetration testing, and proprietary training solutions, CyberLynx enjoys a global customer presence built on cutting-edge…