SYDNEY, 16 January 2018 – Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection and storage, today announced the appointment of Neil Morarji as General Manager in Australia and New Zealand.
Morarji will lead the growing Australian team in delivering the world’s most advanced data protection technology through developing deep trusted relationships with local partners and service providers.
Acronis leads the market by offering complete protection for all virtual, physical, cloud, and mobile workloads, supplemented with AI-driven active protection against ransomware and immutable blockchain-based data certification.
Acronis Backup 12.5 for businesses/enterprises and Acronis Data Cloud for service providers are the only secure backup solutions offering complete protection and unified web-based management for all workloads across any hybrid IT infrastructures.
Under Morarji’s leadership, Acronis’ Sydney-based team will help channel partners and service providers to distribute these solutions and enjoy the benefits of the recently updated Partner Programs.
“I’m excited to turn the company’s global strategic thinking into a local execution plan and accelerate business growth in Australia and New Zealand. The market is mature and ready for our products. We have the best technology and we’re going to build our brand by providing excellent service and fanatical support to our new and existing customers,” said Neil Morarji, General Manager of Acronis ANZ.
Morarji comes with over 20 years of Experience in the Cloud and Digital Transformation Space. Prior to joining Acronis, Morarji managed Ingram Micro’s Cloud Platform Business (Odin) in APJ. He was responsible for business growth, Professional Services and Alliance Management, driving and maintaining sustained growth across regional cloud partners. And before that, Morarji held the position of a managing director at Parallels and Odin in Australia and New Zealand, building trusted partnerships with some of the countries’ largest services providers and hosters.
“Neil brings strong leadership and a wealth of experience to our Australian team. His market knowledge and understanding of Acronis technology is going to propel our business into the future. We’re bringing the world’s best data protection solutions. With Neil’s management, we’ll continue to build our team and extend our presence in the region,” said Steve Goh, Vice President APAC and Emerging Markets at 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 in Singapore, with global headquarters in Switzerland, 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.
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