Key Criteria for Evaluating Hybrid Cloud Data Protection

Table of Contents

  1. Summary
  2. Key Criteria Analysis
  3. Evaluation Metrics Analysis
  4. Bottom Line
  5. About Enrico Signoretti


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Acronis built a complete cyber protection platform for core, cloud, and edge infrastructures. The already important installed base is steadily growing in all key markets thanks to the right combination of functionalities, usability, and ease of adoption of new features.

Market positioning: Acronis solutions primarily target small and medium-size IT organizations, but they are also present in larger enterprise environments in departmental installations, branch, and remote offices or endpoint protection.

The cloud strategy, and related products, are pretty strong, and the same technology can be leveraged by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to build efficient and cost-effective SaaS solutions.

Deployment model: Acronis proposes on-premises and cloud solutions. The core technology is the same, as well as the functionalities. And it is easy for the end-user to switch from one to the other.

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