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Acronis Strengthens ANZ Presence with New Office and Senior Local Appointments

  • 17 July, 2007 16:02

<p>Acronis, Inc. (<a href="http://www.acronis.com.au">http://www.acronis.com.au</a>), a leading developer of storage management software, today strengthened its presence in the Australian and New Zealand markets with the opening of an office in North Sydney, Australia, and senior local appointments.</p>
<p>Bill Taylor-Mountford has been appointed General Manager of Acronis ANZ, responsible for Acronis’ business growth in ANZ with an emphasis on channel and business strategies, and execution. He has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry and a strong understanding of the storage market in ANZ.</p>
<p>Taylor-Mountford heads a new team that includes Sales Manager Simon Howe for the enterprise and SME market; Distribution Manager Ian Tan; and Sergey Zimin, systems support for Acronis ANZ.</p>
<p>“This new office opening reaffirms Acronis’ commitment to the Australian and New Zealand markets, and positions us more strongly to take advantage of the growing demand for storage software,” said Walter Scott, CEO of Acronis. “According to the market research firm IDC, the growing focus on information management, compliance, and standards will become critical drivers for the storage software market in the Asia Pacific region over the next three years.”</p>
<p>“Acronis will now be able to provide better customer support and respond more quickly to local market demands,” added Taylor-Mountford. “In this financial year, we plan to build and broaden our channel relationships to provide a stronger focus on the SMB/SME sector. We will also be rolling out new products for enterprise and home users over the next few months.”</p>
<p>Acronis products are distributed through Manaccom in Australia. Acronis enterprise customers in ANZ include VicRoads, BHP, Redcliffe City Council and City of Port Adelaide.</p>
<p><b>Contact details of Acronis Australian office</b></p>
<p>Phone: +61 2 9922 4650<br/>
Fax: +61 2 9922 5903<br/>
E-mail: <a href="info@acronis.com.au">info@acronis.com.au</a> (General enquiries)<br/>
<a href="sales@acronis.com.au">sales@acronis.com.au</a> (Sales enquiries)<br/>
Web: <a href="www.acronis.com.au">www.acronis.com.au</a><br/>
Address: Level 7, 83 Mount Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060 <br/></p>
<p><b>About Acronis</b></p>
<p>Acronis is a world leader in providing advanced, scalable storage management and disaster recovery software that helps enterprises safeguard their information and assures the availability, security, integrity and recoverability of their infrastructure. Acronis’ patented disk imaging and disk management technology have won broad industry acclaim and numerous awards for excellence in data protection, backup and recovery, system deployment, and server migration for both physical and virtual machine servers. Its flagship product, Acronis True Image, is a leading commercial disk-imaging and bare-metal restore solution for Windows and Linux servers, as well as being an automated system portability and migration tool. Since 2002, Acronis True Image has been the solution of choice for tens of thousands of customers, from small to mid-size businesses to the Fortune 500 in the banking, professional services, healthcare, technology, retail, government and manufacturing markets.
A global company, Acronis has offices in the United States, Europe and Asia and sells its products both direct and through enterprise resellers. For additional information, please visit <a href="http://www.acronis.com.au">http://www.acronis.com.au</a></p>
<p><b>Media contact:</b><br/>
Jessie Jin<br/>
Kinetics PR<br/>
T: +61 2 9212-3848<br/>
E: jessie@kinetics.com.au<br/></p>

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