Cyber protection firm Acronis launches first cloud data centre in Nigeria

NIGERIA – Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection has announced the availability of a new Acronis Cyber Cloud Data Center in Lagos, Nigeria.

The new data center gives service provider partners access to a full range of cyber protection solutions upon which they can build new services while delivering faster access, constant data availability, and data sovereignty to their clients.

The new Nigerian data center is part of the Acronis Global/Local Initiative, an effort that includes global management for all data centers, geographic redundancy, and control for local partners, and a local disaster recovery site – all with competitive pricing.

The goal of this initiative is to ensure service providers will have no trouble meeting the ever-changing compliance, data sovereignty, and performance requirements they and their clients face.

From Europe to Asia and from the US to Africa, Acronis already opened cloud data centers across the globe and is planning to open many more.

The company now has more than 2,000 employees and offices in 34 locations worldwide with more than 5.5 million home users and 500,000 companies in over 150 countries and 26 languages.

With the new data center in Nigeria, local service providers will have a location within the country where they can store business-critical data for their clients.

“A local presence is a necessity for modern cloud businesses and we are proud to deliver the Acronis Cyber Cloud Data Center in Nigeria,” said Peter French Regional General Manager Middle East & Africa at Acronis

Managed service providers (MSPs) will also benefit from the full range of managed cloud solutions and cyber protection solutions available via the Acronis Cyber Cloud platform.

Acronis provides superior cyber protection for data, applications, and systems with innovative next-generation antivirus, backup, disaster recovery, and endpoint protection management solutions powered by AI.

With advanced anti-malware powered by innovative machine intelligence and blockchain-based data authentication technologies, Acronis protects any environment – from cloud to hybrid to on-premises – at a low and predictable cost.

The company unifies data protection and cybersecurity to deliver integrated, automated cyber protection that solves the safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) challenges of the modern digital world.

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