LeaseWeb and Acronis join forces to provide first class cloud data protection for businesses

LeaseWeb Acronis Backup gives IT professionals high performance backup capabilities from the cloud.


Amsterdam, 25 September 2017 – LeaseWeb announced today the immediate availability of a new backup solution in partnership with Acronis. This solution provides advanced cloud based backup capabilities to new and existing LeaseWeb customers worldwide. Leaseweb Acronis Backup helps organizations ensure business continuity by protecting their files, applications, and operating systems. By partnering with Acronis, LeaseWeb adds a data protection solution to its cloud service portfolio that is based on more than a decade of backup technology innovation. This launch marks the start of a new collaboration between the Infrastructure as a Service provider and the data protection specialist.

LeaseWeb Acronis Backup is a fast, scalable and reliable backup solution that allows customers to easily incorporate the cloud data protection functionality into a hybrid IT infrastructure including, bare metal servers, dedicated servers, virtual private servers (VPS), and cloud environments.

LeaseWeb and Acronis join forces
With the launch of LeaseWeb Acronis Backup two cloud services and solutions power houses join forces. “Acronis is a top ranked global vendor in the data protection space and their backup technology has a proven track record when it comes to ease of use, performance and interoperability in virtual, physical and cloud environments. We are pleased to partner with an established player like Acronis. Their backup technology fits well into our cloud service offering and Acronis’ nonstop drive to innovate – including the Active Protection feature that protects businesses against ransomware attacks - is very much in line with our hunger to continuously provide value to our customers,” says Svenja de Vos CTO at LeaseWeb.

“LeaseWeb is a visionary service provider in the area of Managed Hosting and we are pleased to work together as close partners”, says Jan-Jaap Jager, Chief Revenue Officer at Acronis. “Our comprehensive backup solution provides the features needed to address the modern challenges in cloud backup for companies of any size. Both our companies strive for innovations and our partnership guarantees the users the best of breed in cloud backup solutions.”

“Driven by both human and machine-generated data sources – supported by industry trends like IoT, Big Data and digital transformation - the volume of data is expected to keep doubling every two years until 2020. Many businesses today - 70% of SMBs - do not protect their critical data. With solutions like LeaseWeb Acronis Backup, we provide businesses an easy to use, fast and reliable data protection offering that can scale up to meet their future needs and support the exponential growth of company data in the years to come,” says Svenja de Vos CTO at LeaseWeb.

About Acronis
Acronis sets the standard for hybrid cloud IT data protection through its backup, ransomware Active Protection, disaster recovery, and secure file sync and share solutions. Powered by the Acronis AnyData Engine and set apart by its image technology, Acronis delivers easy, fast, complete and affordable data protection of all files, applications and operating systems across any environment—virtual, physical, cloud, mobile and applications. Founded in 2003, Acronis protects the data of more than 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses in over 150 countries and 20 languages. With more than 100 patents, Acronis products are consistently named best product of the year and cover a range of features, including migration, cloning, and replication. Today, Acronis solutions are available worldwide through a global network of service providers, distributors, and cloud resellers. Learn more at acronis.com/en-us