Acronis announced in their February update that you will now receive unlimited Acronis-hosted cloud storage for your customers’ personal Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace mailboxes until the 31st August 2021*.

This benefit comes at no additional charge to you, you will only be charged for the Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace seats and storage generated by Google Team Drive, Microsoft Teams and SharePoint sites.

All current orders in CASCADE for Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud Standard – per mailbox (R-UK-ABD-M-CMC) have automatically been transitioned to the new timeline. This also applies to any new orders placed from now through to the 31st August 2021*.

*This date may be subject to change

FAQ:

Which product does this affect?

This affects all current orders in CASCADE under Current Licensing Model (20.08) from now until the 31st August 2021*. Product details are as follows:

Product name: Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud Standard – per mailbox
Product code: R-UK-ABD-M-CMC

*Please note that this date is subject to change.

Please speak to your Account Manger if you have any further questions.

Do I need to do anything?

You do not need to do anything, we just wanted to advise you of this change.

All current orders in CASCADE have automatically upgraded to the new SKU billing model. This also applies to any new orders placed from now through to the 31st August 2021*.

Later this year, Acronis is set to release a NEW Acronis Cyber Backup Cloud SKU. Further updates on this will be announced soon.

 

What does this update include?

This includes free unlimited cloud storage for your customers personal data, meaning data generated by Microsoft 365 seats (Mailbox and OneDrive).

You will not be charged for the number of protected Microsoft Teams seats and SharePoint online sites, but will charge for the storage generated by them. Please note that this is only applicable to partners on current licensing (20.08), it is not available for those still using the legacy editions.

Please speak to your Account Manger if you have any further questions.

What will happen to Microsoft 365 licensing after 31st August 2021?

Acronis is due to release a new SKU including unlimited Acronis-hosted cloud storage, which means that there will be no cost for storage for any of the items (Mailbox, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams & SharePoint).

Partners will be charged for the number of protected Microsoft 365 seats (Mailboxes and OneDrive), plus the number of seats that have access to Microsoft Teams or SharePoint Online sites even if they are not protected.

Please speak to your Account Manger if you have any further questions.

If you have any queries or would like further information about this change, please contact your Account Manager.

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