London, United Kingdom, September 16, 2019 – Acronis announced today that its UK based cloud distributor intY, a ScanSource company, which has gone from making servers to leading the cloud distribution industry with a presence of over twenty years on the market, is the first to achieve 1 petabyte of stored data in the Acronis Cyber Cloud in the region (UK). This growth in the cloud business is accelerating and Acronis expects the storage cloud consumption, across all distributors, to actually double by the end of the year. intY joins the group of European Acronis Service Providers using over 1 PB of Acronis storage and multi-PB deployments.
Acronis Backup Cloud delivers the data protection that meets today’s sophisticated data protection demands. It keeps your business running, protecting any physical, virtual or cloud based workload, scaling without limits, and driving operational efficiency. Businesses can be at risk of losing business critical data and can incur significant impact through costly downtime, customer dissatisfaction, regulatory fines, and far reaching reputational damage. As a result, IT professionals must meet extremely high expectations and ensure data integrity and business resilience 24/7/365.
“There is a growing demand from customers for robust protection of their critical data. Acronis’ solutions such as Acronis Backup Cloud answer to that need by offering both innovative possibilities including anti-ransomware technology and hybrid cloud architecture”, said Ronan McCurtin, Vice President Northern Europe at Acronis. “We empower cloud partners across the world to drive cloud innovation.”
Through intY’s cloud marketplace CASCADE, partners can now access intY Partner Insights™, a revolutionary tool showing the customer usage and adoption of cloud services, including Acronis. Partners gain a unique insight into how much Acronis cloud backup is being used compared to the mailbox storage consumed, offering them cross sell opportunities to secure their customers data while making more revenue. intY and Acronis have built a long relationship working together, offering Acronis Backup Cloud to intY partners since 2015.
“Our partners are very happy using and reselling Acronis Backup Cloud and have been asking us for larger deployments and more flexibility in creating custom data protection solutions themselves,” said Aaron Watts, VP of Sales & Alliances at intY. “We are pleased to be an Acronis cloud distributor and are excited to intensify our partnership with them. Working closer together allows us to provide our partners with the backup solutions they need for their customers, while enabling them to rapidly reach incremental revenues with zero upfront costs and benefit from a pay-as-you-go business model.”
Packed with innovative security features, Acronis Backup Cloud sets a high bar for new-generation data protection. Learn what makes Acronis different and how its unique technologies safeguard data with one easy, affordable and versatile solution at https://www.acronis.com/en-gb/.
Acronis sets the standard for cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage through its innovative backup, anti-ransomware; disaster recovery, storage, and enterprise file sync and share solutions. Enhanced by AI-based Active Protection technology, blockchain-based authentication and a unique hybrid-cloud architecture, Acronis protects all data in any environment, including physical, virtual, cloud, mobile workloads and applications. Founded in Singapore in 2003, today the company is trusted by more than 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses worldwide, including 79 of the top 100 most valuable brands.
About intY, a ScanSource Company
intY, a ScanSource Company, is an award-winning pioneer for the distribution of cloud services from the biggest cloud software vendors in the world, including Microsoft, Acronis and Symantec. CASCADE, intY’s self-service portal and the original cloud marketplace, enables partners to seamlessly order and manage cloud services for their customers 24/7. This is all underpinned by intY’s phenomenal people and exceptional multi-vendor support.
Since it was founded in 1997, intY has developed unparalleled expertise and knowledge in distributing cloud services, ensuring that partners have access to the latest cloud solutions at a competitive price, with the training and support to go to market fast. In July 2019 intY was acquired by ScanSource, a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, focusing on point-of-sale (POS), payments, barcode, physical security, unified communication and collaboration, and cloud and technology services. intY’s breadth of experience and success in the cloud marketplace is reflected not only in its global reach, with operations in the UK, US and main-land Europe, but also in the depth of its partnerships with the biggest names in the industry. Winning Cloud Distributor of the Year at the 2017 & 2018 CRN Awards it is a Microsoft CSP Indirect Provider, Microsoft Gold Partner, Symantec’s 2017 Partner of the Year & first Cloud aggregator partner and an Acronis Platinum Partner. For more information, please see: www.inty.com.