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SWsoft Partners with Acronis for Storage Management Solution

00:00:00 - 29 September 2004

September 29, 2004 - (HostReview.com) -¬†SWsoft (www.sw-soft.com) announced a joint strategic partnership with Acronis, Inc. (www.acronis.com) to jointly develop and market Virtuozzo™ and Acronis True Image Server 8.0™ solutions for enterprises and hosting providers.

"From our unique convergence of storage and virtualization technologies, IT managers will be able to deploy, backup and utilize new servers much more quickly and efficiently, further driving down the cost of datacenter operations," said Acronis CEO Max Tsypliaev.

Enterprises will be able to provision new physical servers instantaneously using Acronis' award-winning disk imaging solution on both Linux and Windows platforms. Once deployed, the new Virtuozzo-powered servers can be partitioned into virtual servers to help better utilize a customer's server investment.

"Combining real-time disk imaging and backup capabilities with server virtualization is a powerful value proposition for enterprise and hosting customers," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO, SWsoft.

"Acronis True Image Server's disk cloning and disaster recovery capabilities make it possible to do bare-metal restores literally in minutes," noted Stephen Lawton, marketing director for Acronis. "Using Acronis' Drive Snapshot technology, IT managers can deploy a server disk image or provision a server in minutes, not the hours or days it would take to build a server disk from scratch, even if you had a file-based backup as a starting point."

Acronis True Image Server provides real-time server backup and bare-metal restore for Linux servers. Recognized by PC Magazine, Cnet and Zdnet as Editor's Choice for disk backup and recovery, key features include:

Acronis True Image Server 8.0 for Linux and Windows platforms currently is being shipped. Acronis True Image Server 8.0 for Linux and Windows Enterprises is expected to be released for beta testing in early October 2004.

Virtuozzo & Acronis True Image Server 8.0 Promotion
The new integration of Acronis True Image Server and SWsoft's Virtuozzo unites leading storage management and server virtualization solutions. Act now to receive a 10 percent discount through October 31, 2004 on the award-winning Acronis True Image Server or Acronis True Image Enterprise Server 8.0 solutions. Visit www.sw-soft.com or www.acronis.com for more details.

Acronis offers storage management solutions that are technically advanced for mission-critical applications but easy to use. The company provides disaster recovery, backup and restore, partitioning, boot management, privacy, data migration, and other storage management products for enterprises, corporations and consumers of any qualification. Acronis has offices in the Unites States, Europe and Asia and sells its products through retail outlets, resellers and on the Web.

SWsoft is the recognized leader in automation and server virtualization software for hosting service companies, communications providers, and enterprises. The company powers more than 60,000 servers for customers in over 100 countries. SWsoft's products deliver industry-leading performance, stability and manageability for its customers to increase utilization of their limited IT resources.

Headquartered in Herndon, VA, with offices around the world; SWsoft is a privately held, profitable company, offering comprehensive solutions including: Plesk, Virtuozzo, PEM, HSPcomplete and Confixx.

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