Acronis is rolling out a major update to its enterprise backup solution—Acronis Backup, by extending its scalability, adding physical data shipping, improved user experience, support for more languages, etc.
Acronis Backup 12.5 Update 4, the latest update, brings several new features to the customers. First, they will be able to send encrypted backups of all the data to an Acronis data center on a hard drive.
Second, the number of devices that can be managed from a single management server has been increased. Customers can now manage up to 8,000 devices using an easy-to-use web interface and save on infrastructure resources.
Third, the company has improved the active protection in its backup solution. It can now detect crypto-mining malware and protect network folders mapped as local drives.
Fourth, customers can now convert backup files into VM files, which they can run on VMware Workstation and Microsoft Hyper-V.
Fifth, there is a new comment feature that can be used to organize devices by adding comments to protected machines, and then group or filter them using keywords.
Sixth, Acronis Backup now also has a new Performance and backup window for setting up backup window settings easily and reduce the impact on running systems.
Seventh, the latest release will add support for more operating systems and hypervisors. These include:
- Microsoft Exchange Server 2019
- Windows Server 2019 with Hyper-V
- Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2019
- VMware vSphere 6.7 update 1
- Citrix XenServer 7.6
- RHEL 7.6
- Ubuntu 18.10
- Fedora 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
- Debian 9.5, 9.6
- Windows XP SP1 (x64), SP2 (x64), (x86)
Lastly, the company has added seven new languages to the user interface (UI). These include Bulgarian, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Serbian, Malay, and Indonesian.
“This is by far the largest Acronis Backup update to date. We listened to our users and brought the features that they requested. Acronis Backup is the most secure backup in the market, which is why it is trusted by more than 500,000 businesses worldwide,” said Patrick Hurley, Vice President & General Manager, Americas at Acronis.
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