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Acronis Named Deloitte Rising Star in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 Program
Attributes its 946 Percent Revenue Growth to its Strong Channels Program, Value for Disaster Recovery of Physical and Virtual Systems
November 25, 2008, SYDNEY, Aust. — Acronis®, Inc. (http://www.acronis.com.au), a provider of affordable, scalable storage management and disaster recovery software, was named a Rising Star on Deloitte’s 2008 Technology Fast 500. A special category, the Rising Star list ranks 10 companies that have been in business a minimum of three years, but less than five years. They are ranked based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth over three years (2005 to 2007). Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 is a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America.
Acronis CEO Jason Donahue credits the cost savings associated with having an efficient and effective backup and disaster recovery strategy, along with a strong channel program and a great support team with the company’s 946 percent revenue growth over the past three years. "We are extremely pleased to be recognised by Deloitte as a Rising Star, as it is further acknowledgement of the value our backup and recovery software brings to our consumer, SMB and enterprise customers. As companies look to save money and extend the life of their computer systems in a hardware-agnostic environment, deploying a comprehensive backup and recovery strategy using Acronis software is proving to be an excellent economic decision."
“Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Rising Star list honors young companies that have differentiated themselves not only through technology innovation, but via extraordinary revenue growth," said Phil Asmundson, Deloitte LLP vice chairman and national managing partner for Technology, Media and Telecommunications. “We congratulate Acronis for the remarkable three-year growth that propelled it to the ranks of our 2008 Rising Stars.”
Rising Star Qualifications
To qualify as a Fast 500 Rising Star, entrants must have had 2005 operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or $75,000 CD, for the United States and Canada, respectively, and 2007 operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD.
Entrants must be headquartered in North America, and own proprietary technology or proprietary intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues, or devote a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology. Using other companies’ technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify.
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Acronis is leading the next wave of data availability, accessibility and protection solutions to simplify today’s complex IT environments. Acronis technology enables organizations of all sizes to manage the always-on anywhere data access demands of users, reducing risk against the loss of valuable corporate data, and controlling management and storage costs. With proven technology for data migration and disaster recovery for physical, virtual and cloud environments, and secure enterprise file-sharing and synchronization regardless of type or platform, Acronis is enabling organizations to embrace new IT strategies and options such as BYOD and Mac in the enterprise. For additional information, please visit www.acronis.com.au. Follow Acronis on Twitter: http://twitter.com/acronis.
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