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  • 5 September 2014 12:02

Acronis Launches Acronis ExtremeZ-IP 9.0 for Super Fast File Search in NAS and Large-Scale Server Environments

Acronis®, the global leader in new generation data protection, today announced the release of Acronis ExtremeZ-IP 9.0, the latest version of its enterprise software that seamlessly integrates Macs for use in a Windows-based environment. This new version continues to provide access to file servers and NAS via trouble-free Apple Filing Protocol (AFP), now with Spotlight Search full-content searching of NAS volumes. This integration drastically reduces search times to just seconds, increasing employee productivity.

Acronis ExtremeZ-IP, which is used by more than 8,000 companies, is the only enterprise–class software that solves network performance degradation, file corruption and other incompatibility-related issues caused by the different communication protocols used when accessing Windows file and NAS servers from Apple Macintosh computers running Mac OS X. By resolving these incompatibilities, Acronis ExtremeZ-IP seamlessly integrates Macs in a Windows-based enterprise infrastructure, allowing employees greater flexibility with their professional devices.

Acronis ExtremeZ-IP Version 9.0 features:

● New Acronis Content Indexing option - enabling nearly instantaneous Mac OS X Network Spotlight search for file-name and content- reducing speeds from minutes to just seconds, even on remote servers and NAS

● Enhanced configuration and performance for popular network attached storage (NAS) solutions from EMC, NetApp, Isilon, Western Digital, HP

● Important updates for the latest versions Mac OS X and Windows Server

● Support for Network Spotlight Search of StorNext file shares

● Certified for StorNext 5, a new version of Quantum StorNext, which is a popular migration path for XSAN customers

“Acronis ExtremeZ-IP has been a trusted enterprise solution for over 15 years,” says Jan-Jaap Jager, VP and General Manager of Emerging Markets at Acronis. “By connecting to NAS via the Apple Filing Protocol, now with Spotlight Search compatible searching of NAS volumes, we can provide Mac users with the best experience possible.”

In today’s work environment, technology is more important than ever and employees expect seamless integration with the devices they choose. IT managers know they can trust Acronis ExtremeZ-IP to run Mac devices over their Windows-based environment and provide all employees with the devices best suited to their individual needs to increase overall employee satisfaction and productivity.

ExtremeZ-IP 9.0 is available now at A$995. About Acronis

Acronis sets the standard for New Generation Data Protection through its backup, disaster recovery, and secure access solutions. Powered by the AnyData Engine and set apart by its image technology, Acronis delivers easy, complete and safe backups of all files, applications and OS across any environment—virtual, physical, cloud and mobile. Founded in 2002, Acronis protects the data of over 5 million consumers and 300,000 businesses in over 130 countries. With its more than 50 patents, Acronis’ products have been named best product of the year by Network Computing, TechTarget and IT Professional and cover a range of features, including migration, cloning and replication. For additional information, please visit www.acronis.com. Follow Acronis on Twitter: http://twitter.com/acronis. For further information please contact:

Shuna Boyd BoydPR 02 9418 8100

Acronis® is a registered trademark of Acronis International GmbH in the United States and other countries.

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