LeaseWeb Announces New Cloud-Based Backup Solution Powered by Acronis

LeaseWeb, one of the largest Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) hosting providers in the world with more than 80,000 dedicated servers under management, has announced the availability of a new backup solution in partnership with Acronis. The new solution, Leaseweb Acronis Backup would help organizations ensure business continuity by protecting their files, applications, and operating systems.

This launch marks the start of a new collaboration between the Infrastructure as a Service provider and the data protection specialist. By partnering with Acronis, LeaseWeb adds a data protection solution to its cloud service portfolio that is based on more than a decade of backup technology innovation.

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With LeaseWeb Acronis Backup we provide businesses an easy to use, fast and reliable data protection offering that can scale up to meet their future needs,” said Svenja de Vos, CTO of LeaseWeb.

“Driven by both human and machine-generated data sources – supported by industry trends like IoT, Big Data and digital transformation – the volume of data is expected to keep doubling every two years until 2020,” said Svenja de Vos, CTO of LeaseWeb. “Many businesses today – 70% of SMBs – do not protect their critical data. With solutions like LeaseWeb Acronis Backup, we provide businesses an easy to use, fast and reliable data protection offering that can scale up to meet their future needs and support the exponential growth of company data in the years to come.”

The LeaseWeb Acronis Backup solution allows customers to incorporate the cloud data protection functionality into a hybrid IT infrastructure including bare metal servers, dedicated servers, virtual private servers (VPS), and cloud environments. 

“Acronis is a top ranked global vendor in the data protection space and their backup technology has a proven track record when it comes to ease of use, performance and interoperability in virtual, physical and cloud environments,” added Svenja de Vos. We are pleased to partner with an established player like Acronis. Their backup technology fits well into our cloud service offering and Acronis’ nonstop drive to innovate – including the Active Protection feature that protects businesses against ransomware attacks – is very much in line with our hunger to continuously provide value to our customers.”

To learn more about the new LeaseWeb Acronis Backup solution, visit the LeaseWeb website.

LeaseWeb Global Network: 5.5 Tbps

Delivering its services since 1997, LeaseWeb operates 16 data centers in locations across Europe, Asia and North America, all of which are backed by a high-volume worldwide network with a total capacity of more than 5.5 Tbps. The company’s services include public cloud, private cloud, colocation, dedicated servers, content delivery network (CDN), and cyber security services. 

Founded in 2003, Acronis protects the data of more than 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses in over 150 countries and 20 languages. 

LeaseWeb is a visionary service provider in the area of Managed Hosting and we are pleased to work together as close partners”, said Jan-Jaap Jager, Chief Revenue Officer at Acronis. “Our comprehensive backup solution provides the features needed to address the modern challenges in cloud backup for companies of any size. Both our companies strive for innovations and our partnership guarantees the users the best of breed in cloud backup solutions.”