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Spotlight on Acronis True Image

Acronis True Image Workstation is one of our "Must Have Applications" and now it's also featured in the Spotlight. Check it out.
Published: May 24, 2006
Author: Michael E, Callahan
Related OS: Windows
Shareware Spotlight

In The Spotlight: Acronis True Image Workstation

by Stephen Lawton of Acronis, Inc.


Acronis True Image 9.1 Workstation is a complete disk imaging,system disk backup, and bare-metal restore solution for workstations.

Acronis True Image Workstation provides your business with themost comprehensive, reliable, and cost-effective workstation protection.You can 1) backup an entire hard disk, including all the computer data,the operating system, and applications and 2) backup key files andfolders on a system. With support for both 64-bit Windows and 32-bitWindows, you can rest assured that both old and new systems areprotected.

After a system crash Acronis True Image Workstation allows you toperform a full system restore, a bare-metal restore or just a restore ofindividual files and folders in minutes. Complete system restoration canbe performed to an existing system, to a new system with differenthardware or to a virtual machine.

Acronis True Image Workstation includes a number of componentsthat offer great flexibility for corporate IT departments; theManagement Console, the Backup Server, and the Group Server. Thesecomponents allow you to completely manage all backup and restorationtasks including product installation, backup, recovery, optimization ofstorage resources, and a view of the status of remote systems throughoutyour network, increasing your IT department's productivity and reducingcosts.

Better yet, the product offers a number features that enable users onthe road a way to recover their systems and get back to work from theirlocal system immediately! The Acronis Secure Zone� is a special, hiddenpartition, separated from the operating system where local images can bestored. It can be used with the Acronis Recovery Manager�, a featurethat allows users to initiate recovery by selecting the F11 key.Moreover, users have option of selecting Acronis Snap Restore� duringrecovery allowing the system to be used immediately. All three featuresallow a user on the road to immediately resume work with no networkconnection and no bootable media � the ultimate self-service!

Based on the exclusive Acronis Drive Snapshot disk imaging technology,an IT administrator can backup and protect live, in-use systems with noend-user disruption ensuring business continuity.

Product Components:

Acronis Backup Server � Ensure optimal usage of storage resources byallowing IT administrators to establish backup policies

Acronis Group Server � Ease administration by viewing the status of all systems in the network

Acronis Management Console � Deploy product to remote machines and manage backup tasks remotely

Acronis True Image Windows Agent � Run backup and recovery tasks onremote Windows servers in your network

New features include DVD burning, Acronis Universal Restore, ability tomodify images, boot from an image using Acronis Snap Deploy,differential backups, file backups, automatic image verification, andmore. Try Acronis True Image Workstation for yourself. It's oneof the Tucows Must Have Applications anda Dr. File Finder Favorite!


About The Author

Acronis offers storage management solutions that are technicallyadvanced for mission-critical applications but easy to use. The companyprovides disaster recovery, backup and restore, partitioning, bootmanagement, privacy, data migration, and other storage managementproducts for enterprises, corporations and consumers of anyqualification. Acronis has offices in the United States, Europe and Asiaand sells its products through retail outlets, resellers and on the Web.For additional information, please visit www.acronis.com or contactStephen Lawton at media@acronis.com.



Here at Tucows we want to continue to feature some of the bestprograms in the Shareware Spotlight. If you're a software author andwould like to find out about having your product considered for theShareware Spotlight, first make sure your current version is on, or hasbeen submitted to, Tucows. Then, you can contact the editorial divisionby sending an inquiry via email by clicking HERE.We'll get back to you as quickly as possible. Thank you. - Editor



About Michael E, Callahan

Michael E. Callahan, known around the world by the trademarked name Dr. File Finder, is regarded as the world's leading expert on shareware. Dr. File Finder works with software programs and developers full-time, and in the average year he evaluates 10,000 programs. Since 1982 he has evaluated over 250,000 software and hardware products. Mr. Callahan began evaluating software online in 1982 and no one has been at it longer. He currently works doing online PR and marketing for software companies, and is the Senior Content Producer for Butterscotch.Com.

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