Acronis Backup, Blog, Cloud, Data Protection
Protecting your hybrid cloud environment with the help of Acronis is easy. Install Acronis Backup’s touch-friendly, web-based console on a Windows or Linux server, PC, virtual machine, or cloud instance. Add devices that you wish to protect to the console, deploy agents to local or remote physical systems, VMs and cloud instances.
You can also provision hypervisor-level agents for an agentless backup of VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V.
After installation, schedule all your backups and select the storage destinations
- Local disks for faster recovery
- Network drives for backup of remote or central offices.
- Acronis Cloud Storage for a secure offsite storage and backup of your cloud systems and remote users.
Tape devices are also supported. You can set the retention policy, copy backups to different locations and enable encryption for added security and peace of mind.
Even a small company can have more than hundred devices with critical data, and backup with traditional tools can pose a challenge. Acronis Backup includes custom-made dashboards, advanced reporting, backup policies and much more that can help you protect your growing environment without any extra effort.
Delegate the management of remote office to local admins and further reduce the load.
This is one of the best features - recovery - that Acronis has. It is a comprehensive solution available for anything related to your data.
Acronis Universal Restore not only just restores your backup to the same hardware, but also to dissimilar hardware, which includes different hypervisors, physical machines or public clouds such as, Amazon EC2 and Microsoft Azure.
In addition to recovering of the VMs, you can also recover an entire VMware and Hyper-V hypervisor hosts too.
If you only need to restore one single file or a folder, Acronis makes it easy for you. Browse your backups and restore just a desired file that you need. For even faster results, you can search the contents of the particular file.
Application Item Recovery
Whether your systems include applications such as Microsoft Exchange, Acronis Backup will create application-aware backups which follow vendor guidelines, such as truncating of transaction logs and saving various necessary metadata. This allows you to restore essential individual applications items afterward, including- Microsoft Exchange mailboxes, folders, and emails- Microsoft SQL databases- Microsoft SharePoint documents and files- Microsoft Office 365 mailboxes and emails.
Protecting the Hybrid Cloud Environment
According to a recent study, a ransomware attacked around 47% of businesses in 2016. 68% of companies are using or are planning to use a hybrid infrastructure, consisting of a physical, virtual and cloud servers. With 21 additional platforms supported by Acronis on-premises, in remote locations, in both private and public clouds and on mobile devices. Around 500,000 businesses rely on Acronis to protect their data and systems
It delivers hybrid cloud and on-premises data protection for both small and medium-sized businesses using a touch-friendly, web-based console to backup and recovers all individual workloads. It includes Acronis Instant Restore which reduces RTOs to seconds by running physical or virtual Windows or a Linux system backup as VMware or Hyper-V VM with just a few clicks and without a standby hardware.
Eliminate the need to recover from ransomware attacks with proactive defending systems with the help of Acronis Active Protection.
It also supports the protection of 21 types of physical, virtual, cloud end-user and various mobile devices delivering easy, complete, simple and affordable data protection for you.
Includes Acronis Notary, it helps improve regulatory compliance, establish a validity of recovery and ensures authenticity and integrity of your backups with Blockchain. This helps you gain complete control over the location of your data, systems, and backups, improving regulatory compliance and ensuring the complete sovereignty of your data.
BEST FOR EVERY TYPE OF BUSINESS
Small Offices OR Home Offices
Whether you have just one or two servers, few applications, a handful of PCs and Macs and an Office 365 subscription, you can easily install Acronis Backup 12.5 on any Windows or a Linux system, deploying the agents to your devices. You can easily store your backups on USB drives or network-attached storage (NAS). For greater data security, store one copy of your backups in Acronis Cloud Storage, it is a very secure off-site destination which protects your backups from major disasters, such as fire or floods.
For small businesses, with few servers and virtual hosts, NAS is the most popular and widely used backup device. Acronis Backup 12.5 easily install on any of your Windows or Linux systems (including Hyper-V host). Use the console; you can see all your devices and schedule your backups. Store an off-site copy in secure Acronis Cloud Storage to ensure that your business data is safe from any event.
If you have a disturbed environment, Acronis can offer a variety of solutions to scale your data protection removing complexity.Take advantage of reliable backups, machine groupings, customizable dashboards, backup policies, admin roles and advanced reporting.
Centralized deduplicated storage optimizes the disk and network utilization. Acronis offers a complete set of professional services, which includes consulting, design and implementation.
KEY FEATURES THAT HELP YOU PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS
Protect your business by backing up your entire systems, selected files or data. Store all your backups to a variety of storage devices which includes local disks, network storage, centralized deduplicated storage, tape device and the cloud. Recover a complete image or selected files, folders, application or items.
Hybrid Infrastructure Protection
Mitigate risks backing up and in recovering your physical systems, hypervisors hosts, virtual machines and cloud data. Revolutionize your business with any-to-any migration between different platforms, including the cloud as well.
FEATURES FOR RECOVERING YOUR SYSTEMS
Acronis Universal Restore
Reduce expensive downtimes by restoring Windows and Linux systems to dissimilar hardware, including bare-metal physical, virtual or cloud environments.
Acronis Instant Restore
Achieve an RTO of 15 seconds or less by starting your system backup as a VMware or Hyper-V VM directly from backup storage with no data movement required at all.
Easy Granular Recovery
Reduce the RTO by restoring the folders, files, databases, documents, mailboxes and individual emails directly from your backup- no third party tools are required here.
FEATURES TO SIMPLIFY MANAGEMENT
Centralized Web Console
Reduce all your workload with a touch-friendly, web-based management console that is easily accessible from all devices, including tablets as well.
Increase system resilience by learning from insights you get with a regular, customizable report that allows you to focus on the exceptions that exist in your infrastructure.
Allow IT to delegate data protection of remote offices, branch offices and departments and manage roles for multiple administrators.
Increase your infrastructure resiliency and resolve issues with customizable and touch-friendly dashboards, with an ability to drill down to the specific issues.
Reduce the time to react and resolve issues with smart, aggregated alerts, eliminating the need to sort out and filter notifications about the same issue.
STORAGE OPTIONS FOR YOUR BACKUPS
Local Disks, NAS, SAN
Reduce the RTOs and rev up granular recovery with the support for local and network-based disk storage, without any need to establish backup or media servers.
Tape Drives, Autoloaders Tape Libraries
Satisfy the regulatory requirements and disaster recovery needs by storing backups on central tape devices or local disks. Includes support for tape rotation, media management, and detailed retention rules.
Acronis Cloud Storage ensures recovery from any disaster and maintenance of your data sovereignty by storing backups in more than 14 secure and reliable Acronis Cloud Data Centers.
VARIOUS INNOVATIONS FOR BETTER PROTECTION
Acronis Active Protection
It protects users from ransomware attacks with technology that actively detects, blocks, and reverses suspicious changes of data, including backup files and backup agents.
Check the authenticity and integrity of backups by storing backup file checksum certificates in the Blockchain database and detect unauthorized changes in your backups before recovery.