Acronis True Image 8.0 wins 2005 World Class Award from PC World magazine
June 2, 2005, South San Francisco, CA Acronis, Inc., the technological leader in storage management
software, announced that Acronis True Image 8.0 was named by PC World as the
winner of the 2005 World Class Award for Backup Software. The World Class
Award winners were announced in the July 2005 issue of PC World.
The award comes on the heels of several similar honors for Acronis True
Image this year, including PC Magazine Editors' Choice Award, CNET Editors'
Choice Award, Redmond Magazine's Best of the Best Preferred Products Award,
and a Consumers Digest Best Buy Award.
"The ultimate buyers guide, World Class Awards set the standard for
excellence in the high-tech and consumer electronics industries," stated
Harry McCracken, editor in chief of PC World. "From desktop publishers to
travel routers to satellite radio and video instant messenger services, the
editors reward the finest products and most outstanding performers in this
annual award program. Congratulations to Acronis True Image 8.0."
"This honor from PC World underscores our commitment to excellence and
recognition of our responsibility to our users," said Max Tsypliaev, CEO of
Acronis. "PC World's rigorous testing and demanding standards are second to
none, and we are pleased to once again demonstrate the full breadth of
capabilities of Acronis True Image."
"The World Class Award is an honor that is shared by the entire family of
Acronis True Image products, including Acronis True Image Enterprise Server,
Acronis True Image Corporate Workstation, and the Acronis True Image Server
offerings for Linux and Windows," said Stephen Lawton, Acronis director of
marketing. "The product family shares the same building blocks that make it
easy to use, extremely powerful and feature-rich. A large number of
corporate users today find the stand-alone version of Acronis True Image
8.0, which PC World honored today, to be invaluable, but the networked
version offers all the capabilities and more. This is truly a fine day for
the Acronis True Image product family."
Celebrating its 23rd year, the respected World Class Awards honor products
that meld practical features with innovation and reflect the rapidly
changing technology marketplace. To select the winners, PC World's editors
examined hundreds of products, including those that have appeared in the
magazine over the past 12 months. The winning products were selected for
their exemplary design and usability, features, performance, innovation, and
Acronis True Image 8.0 is available through the reseller channel, at major
retail outlets, and through the Acronis and other popular web sites. The
product has a suggested list price of $49.99.
About Acronis, Inc.
Acronis offers storage management solutions that are technically advanced for mission-critical applications but easy to use. The company provides disaster recovery, backup and restore, partitioning, boot management, privacy, data migration, and other storage management products for enterprises, corporations and consumers of any qualification. Acronis has offices in the United States, Europe and Asia and sells its products through retail outlets, resellers and on the Web. For additional information, please visit www.acronis.com or contact Marketing Manager Masha Drokova at Dionne.Ang@acronis.com.