Scale Computing and Acronis Announce Business Resilience Appliance for MSPs

Scale Computing, a provider of edge computing, virtualization and hyper-converged solutions, and Acronis, a global leader in cyber-protection, have announced the availability of Business Resilience System (BRS) for MSPs, Purpose Built for Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, a scalable business resilience appliance that allows for instant recovery of all critical workloads in an environment, regardless of where those workloads are running.

This hybrid cloud platform is aimed at delivering everything MSPs need to ensure clients avoid downtime, lost revenue, and fallout from cyber-attacks. Tightly integrated with Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, the BRS for MSPs solution delivers the agility of a hybrid cloud data protection platform, and gives service providers the confidence that they will meet Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and improve recovery times even under the most challenging circumstances. 

Scale Computing and Acronis partnered closely on the integrated technology powering the BRS for MSPs appliance family to give service providers the flexibility to back up VMware, Hyper-V, Scale Computing HC3 or even physical workloads and endpoints, and then instantly power them on as virtual machines (VMs) on the local BRS appliance at a moment’s notice. Utilizing the convert to VM functionality in Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, this allows BRS to function as a local backup and disaster recovery (DR) target for any environment, giving MSPs the ability to get critical workloads back up and running instantly on-premise at a fraction of the cost of other solutions.  

The Scale Computing Business Resilience System is a new line of HC3 appliances designed to work seamlessly with Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud and support end-to-end business continuity strategies such as backup and rapid local recoveries. With deeper and low cost storage, virtualization capability, and integration with Acronis, the Business Resilience System is a new breed of HC3 appliance purpose-built for the BCDR needs of MSPs. Scale Computing and Acronis are delivering a solution with simple management, easy scalability, and cost-effective pricing, thereby helping organizations standardize their production and business continuity systems while simultaneously improving business outcomes and resilience. 

“Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud is rapidly becoming the go-to-platform for Managed Service Providers that are modernizing their stack of tools to protect their clients from downtime due to cyberattacks while at the same time addressing the growing list of requirements from a compliance and regulatory standpoint,” said Acronis vice president and general manager, Americas, Pat Hurley. “With the new Scale Computing BRS for MSPs, Acronis partners and their clients benefit from a hybrid cloud solution that delivers instant recovery for all workloads.”

“Scale Computing has a strong reputation for delivering organizations resiliency for their operations. The Business Resilience System for MSPs, Purpose Built for Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, takes this to another level by giving MSPs everything they need to protect their clients from downtime, lost revenue, and fallout from cyber-attacks. We integrated our HC3 technology with Acronis’ industry leading data protection and cybersecurity cloud solutions so MSPs can stay ahead of modern cyberthreats with award winning anti-ransomware,” added Jeff Ready, CEO and co-founder, Scale Computing. “As an organization we are committed to the success of our channel partners, and the BRS for MSPs hybrid cloud solution will help service providers increase revenue through better service levels and new services. Scale Computing is a ‘Partner First’ organization, and this offering helps deliver on that promise.”

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