March 6, 2018

Acronis partners with Google Cloud for backup and recovery solutions

The alliance seeks to expand Acronis’ access to the public cloud in a bid to consolidate its position in the market.

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Hybrid cloud data protection provider Acronis have entered into a partnership with Google Cloud to extend their access to public cloud capabilities. According to the terms of this alliance, Acronis will be integrating Google Cloud Platform into Acronis’ backup, disaster recovery and file sync-share solutions.

According to Acronis, businesses are investing heavily in the public cloud infrastructure and maintaining its security is becoming increasingly important. Speaking about the benefit Google Cloud will provide, Acronis claim that they will be able to help users reduce their recovery time objectives in a bid to achieve SLA (Service Level Agreement) targets.

Explaining about the alliance, John Zanni, President at Acronis, commented:

The integration of Google Cloud with Acronis backup products is one of the top requests from our users. There are many businesses who have invested in public cloud infrastructure. We’re making it easy for them to use it with Acronis.

As per Acronis, the partnership is a logical step in reinforcing their mission of providing data protection solutions for businesses. They also say that this partnership will pave the way for Google to penetrate the SMB market further.

For Google Cloud, this partnership is all about making matters easy for their customers. Speaking about the alliance, Adam Massey, Director, Strategic Technology Partners at Google Cloud, commented:

We are seeing an increasing number of customers take advantage of our storage products for data protection because they offer better flexibility, performance and economics. By partnering with Acronis, an established leader in the industry, we hope to make the customers data protection journey even easier.

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