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Acronis Backup

Acronis - the reliable backup solution

Version:  12.5


When it comes to data protection, you should not only think about ordinances, but also about a reliable backup solution for all your data. Cyber attacks, lightning strikes, viruses or a hard drive that fails after years - threats to your data are many! So it is important to take care of your data backup with as little effort as possible. A user-friendly interface makes it easy to create backups with just a few clicks.

Acronis Backup ensures continuous business processes by guaranteeing data availability around the clock. Avoid long downtimes with our fast and efficient recovery mechanisms. 

The range of functions includes, for example:

  • Touch-screen optimized, centralized web-based and remote management console
  • Acronis Active Protection
  • Patented disk imaging technology
  • Storage - hard disks, NAS, SAN, Acronis Cloud Storage
  • Application-aware backup
  • Defense against ransomware attacks

Acronis Backup backs up 21 platforms - physical, virtual, cloud or mobile. You can manage your backup tasks centrally from one management console.

Regardless of the devices and their locations, you can back up all corporate data.  Acronis Mobile & Remote Data Protection technology supports Windows, Mac, iOS and Android devices.

Versatile storage options (including hard drives, Acronis Cloud or other private or public clouds) are available.

For on-premise installation of the console, a wide variety of Windows servers, Linux x86_64 with kernel 2.6.18 to
4.9 and glibc 2.3.4 or higher, various 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x86_64) Linux distributions, OS X 10.08, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, mobile device operating systems iOS 8 or higher, Android® 4.1 or higher are supported.

Storage options can be, for example:

  • Local drives: SATA, SCSI, IDE, RAID
  • Network storage devices - SMB, NFS, iSCSI, FC
  • Removable media: ZIP, Rev®, RDX® etc.
  • External hard disks and SSDs - USB 3.0/2.0/1.1 and IEEE1394 (Firewire)
  • Tape drives (incl. LTO8), autoloaders and tape libraries
  • Acronis Cloud Storage
  • Acronis Storage

The following file systems are supported, among others:

  • FAT16/32
  • NTFS
  • Ext2/Ext3/Ext4
  • ReiserFS3
  • Linux SWAP

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Technical specifications:

SaaS, Cloud:
Multi-user (network-compatible):
Multi-client compatible:
Dialogue language(s):
English, German, French
System requirements:
Compatible operating systems (runs with):
Win 11
Win 10
Win 8
Win 7
Win Server
Mainframe based
Unix based
Linux based
Mac OS
Mobile OSs (supports):
Old Compatible Operating Systems:
Win Vista
Win XP
data storage medium:
Flash memory

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