Independent research company Network Testing Labs confirms that Acronis Backup 12 is twice as fast as its closest competitor

America, New York – August 31, 2016. – Acronis, the global leader in hybrid cloud data protection solutions, announced the results of a comparison test of Acronis and Veeam backup and recovery solutions conducted by independent research company Network Testing Labs NTL to determine the developer of the fastest solution. Acronis Backup 12 and Veeam Availability Suite 9 were tested under the same test scenarios.0. Acronis’ solution was found to be twice as fast as Veeam’s, making it an ideal choice for SMBs that require an easy-to-use, comprehensive protection and affordable backup solution. Tests show Acronis Backup 12 backs up and restores data twice as fast on some data sets and 1.6 to 1.7 times faster on others than Veeam’s solution.


The world’s fastest data protection solution provides SMBs with incredible ease of use when backing up data in virtual, physical, remote systems and on mobile devices

“Impressively, Acronis Backup 12 backed up every byte of data on every platform, whether it was a physical or virtual server, client workstation or in the cloud. At this point, the main competitor can’t do that,

– said Barry Nance, president of NTL. –

While Veeam remains focused on the needs of large businesses, Acronis offers an innovative solution for SMBs that is twice as fast and more than half the cost. Since Veeam provides only limited support and partial protection, we recommend that companies stop wasting time and money on such products.

Also, according to a report by Network Testing Labs, Acronis Backup 12, depending on the test scenario, recovered data 60-100% faster with a 43% reduction in recovery time Recovery Time Objective than Veeam Availability Suite 9.0. In addition, the report noted that Acronis Backup 12 supports both virtual, physical and cloud environments, while Veeam Availability Suite 9.0 works in virtual environments with severely limited endpoint support.

“Today’s SMBs cannot afford to lose their data and use slow or partial data protection solutions,

– says Sergei Beloussov, Acronis founder and CEO. –

Network Testing Labs’ test results show that if SMBs need a solution that is fast, easy to use and provides complete data protection, Acronis Backup 12 is the natural choice.”.

“We generate dozens of terabytes of data every day, and that data should always be at our fingertips,

– says Raffaele Boschetti, Head of IT at Italian Formula One racing team Scuderia Toro Rosso. –

Acronis provides full data protection and makes sure that valuable data for our team will not be lost, and if it does happen, it can be recovered as quickly as possible.

Products were evaluated in six categories: performance, features, ease of use, cloud support, informative reporting, customization and documentation. For completeness of the experiment, NTL used three different data sets: small 22GB , medium 235GB and large 4,200TB in 6 parts , and compared backup and recovery performance in each case.

Acronis Backup 12 supports all small and medium business workloads and protects company-wide data by backing them up locally, on remote systems, in private and public clouds, as well as on mobile devices. Acronis Backup 12 is the only solution that gives small and midsize businesses full control over the location of their data, systems and backups, as well as best-in-class virtualization protection capabilities. As a result, IT managers always know where their company data is and who has access to it, even when storing it in the cloud.

In addition, Acronis is now offering FREE cloud storage of up to 2 terabytes to new Acronis Backup 12 users, making complete data protection more affordable than ever for small and medium-sized businesses. For more information, follow this link.

  • Download a copy of the Network Testing Labs report here.
  • Learn more about Acronis Backup 12 and sign up for a free trial here.
  • Acronis Backup 12 can be accessed by contacting your local Acronis partner – click here for partner information.

Test environment information:

The network under test consisted of six Gigabit Ethernet subnets connected by Cisco routers. NTL’s 150 clients were from a variety of computing platforms, such as Windows Server 2000/2003/2012 and Windows Vista/7/8, Macintosh 10.x and Red Hat Linux server and client operating systems . Used T3 and OC-9 WAN networks for remote access. The network also used relational database management systems: Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2012. The network also included two web servers Microsoft IIS and Apache , three mail servers Exchange, Notes and iMail and several file servers Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012 . NTL virtual computing environments – VMware, XenServer and Microsoft Hyper-V. A group of four PowerEdge R720 servers with Dual Xeon E5-26xx processors, 384GB RAM and 32TB disk storage based on Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux was the test platform for all server components of the products. A second group of four computers simulated the backup area for disaster recovery.

About Network Testing Labs

Founded in 1989, Network Testing Labs, an independent technology research and product evaluation company. Its network lab connects a huge number of different types of computers and almost all kinds of network devices in many different ways, which are constantly changing. Its creators are network technology experts who clearly and simply describe complex technologies and products. Network Testing Labs experts write hardware and software reviews, topical analysis, feature articles, in-depth technology workshops, cover stories, buyer guides and in-depth technology forecasts. Speakers on a range of topics at events such as Comdex, Interop, PC Expo, etc. They have also created industry-standard network reference software, database reference software, and network diagnostics tools.

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