(The Hosting News) – Acronis®, the global leader in new generation data protection, today announced the appointment of Neil Warner as Vice President of Cloud Operations. In this role, Mr. Warner is responsible for the operations of all Acronis data centers worldwide, supporting the company’s rapidly growing cloud data protection business, which includes backup, disaster recovery, archiving, and file sync and share solutions. Mr. Warner will focus on Acronis data center processes, monitoring, alerting, reporting, auditing, and overall operations to develop a best-of-breed data protection service.
Today, Acronis has a global network of 14 data centers in operation with dozens of petabytes of data under protection in the cloud. Acronis opened five new data centers in 2015 – London, Moscow, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo – with the total amount of data under protection in the cloud growing at more than 100% per year.