Headquartered in California, DeviceLock is bringing about 24 years of DLP experience to Acronis. The company also boasts of having over 5,000 corporate customers that deploys its solutions for the protection of more than 4 million endpoints, across organizations including banks, hospitals, government, military, manufacturers, and retailers
“DeviceLock and Acronis are united by the shared mission of providing data security and privacy to organizations around the world. For 16 years, Acronis has been a recognized innovator in data protection, introducing multiple technological firsts that have reshaped the industry,” said Ashot Oganesyan, founder and CTO of DeviceLock.
“As a result of this merger, DeviceLock customers will benefit from Acronis’ broad portfolio of cyber protection solutions. As our technology is integrated into the Acronis Cyber Platform, the community of developers, ISVs, and MSPs will create new services and solutions.”
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Acronis, DeviceLock’s technology will be integrated into Acronis’ backup and disaster recovery capabilities, AI-based defenses against cyber-threats, and an array of partner-developed integrations, making new services available through the Acronis Cloud Solutions portal.
“By adding DeviceLock’s solutions to our portfolio of cyber protection products and services, we’re giving our partners and customers an easy way to deliver an unprecedented level of functionality among endpoint DLP solutions in an affordable price range. We are looking at both developing new solutions internally, as well as acquiring additional leading vendors to add even more capabilities to our existing repertoire. The world of IT security is always changing, and we are determined to continue evolving our solutions to meet the ever-changing needs of the market,” said Serguei Beloussov, founder and CEO of Acronis.
As announced, Ashot will continue to lead DLP operations as the new Vice President of Data Leak Prevention at Acronis.