The new Acronis cloud data center will be in Covilhã and is the result of a partnership between Altice Empresas and the world leader in cybersecurity solutions.
This Thursday, Acronis inaugurates its first cloud data center in Portugal, which will be hosted at the Altice Portugal Data Center in Covilhã. This is one of the 111 new Data Centers that the company, based in Switzerland, will make available to its partners around the world and that will allow them to have access to all Acronis cybersecurity solutions, thus being able to offer new services to its customers.
According to Nuno Nunes, Chief Sales Officer B2B of Altice Portugal, “With this partnership, Altice Empresas, Altice Portugal's brand, thus reinforces its position as a top provider of security services in the cloud in the corporate segment. By revitalizing our business services, Altice Empresas has emerged as a leading technological partner in the market, focusing its action on solving the business challenges of its customers and partners, providing global and comprehensive technological and process advantages. This choice by Acronis, an international leader in cloud and security services, of the Altice Portugal Data Center in Covilhã demonstrates trust in and recognition of Altice Portugal's infrastructures, as well as its positioning in terms of the innovation, technology and research of the Altice Group.”
For Alessandro Perotti, responsible for Acronis for the Italian market and the Iberian Peninsula, “the company's global and local strategy is to provide economic, bandwidth efficient and low latency cloud services to partners in all countries. The data center in Portugal will allow our partners to satisfy the requests of demanding national customers.”
The Acronis Data Center network, a company with 1,500 employees spread over 18 countries and which has more than 5.5 million domestic customers and 500 thousand companies, extends across the globe, in the United States of America, UK, Asia, and Europe. With the new data center in Portugal, national service providers now have a location (in their country) where they can store critical information about their customers. In addition to this aspect, Managed Service Providers (MSPs) will also be able to access the full range of cloud and cybersecurity solutions that are available through the Acronis Cyber Cloud platform.