Acronis Spearheads Mobility Drive with New APAC Appointment

Acronis® today announces it has appointed Simon Howe to head the company’s expansion into the mobility market across the whole APAC region. In the newly created role as Sales Director, Mobility Solutions, APAC, Simon is to develop and grow the mobility market for Acronis, recruiting new partners and customers.

Simon Howe is a highly regarded sales professional with a proven track record in leading backup and software management vendors such as Acronis, Symantec and CommVault. His experience includes sales management, channel management and enterprise account development. From 2007 to 2011, Simon worked at Acronis to establish its presence in Australia and New Zealand. He returns to Acronis on the back of its acquisition of GroupLogic.

On his appointment to the new role Simon Howe said: “It is a tremendous opportunity to be able to work again with the high calibre people and solutions at Acronis. It’s even more exciting to be responsible for the push into the limitless potential of the mobility sector in the strongest marketplace in the world.”

Bill Taylor-Mountford, President of Acronis APAC said: “We are delighted to welcome Simon back to Acronis in this new role. He has the high performance credentials to lead our mobility strategy in APAC.

“Expanding into the mobility market is a strategic move for Acronis. It is where the opportunities are in today’s world. We have the top quality products and now with the right people, I am confident that Simon and the team will grow the market significantly for us in APAC.”

About Acronis

Acronis is leading the next wave of data availability, accessibility and protection solutions to simplify today’s complex IT environments. Acronis technology enables organisations of all sizes to manage the always-on anywhere data access demands of users, reducing risk against the loss of valuable corporate data and controlling management and storage costs. With proven technology for data migration and disaster recovery for physical, virtual and cloud environments, and secure enterprise file-sharing and synchronization regardless of type or platform, Acronis is enabling organisations to embrace new IT strategies and options such as BYOD and Mac in the enterprise.

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