Roundup: Acronis, Awareness Technologies, NetQin Mobile, BMC Software

Monday, August 1, 2011

US IT company Acronis has launched a five-city tour across Latin America to introduce its Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 product, which allows organizations to simplify their disaster recovery and data protection needs, the firm said in a statement.

The tour includes Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Mexico City, Bogotá and São Paulo.

Headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts, Acronis provides backup, recovery and security solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments. The company's disk imaging technology enables companies and consumers to protect their digital assets, while its disaster recovery, deployment and migration software helps users protect digital information, maintain business continuity and reduce downtime.

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US company Awareness Technologies' partner program grew 70% over the last six months and increased bookings more than 235% in the last quarter alone, the company said in a statement.

Additionally, the program's international footprint saw 80% growth, adding new partners in EMEA, APAC and Latin American regions, Awareness Technologies said.

The company focuses on unified insider threat prevention.


Chinese company NetQin Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a provider of consumer-centric mobile internet services focusing on security and productivity, has appointed Chris Stier as managing director for the Americas, NetQin Mobile said in a statement.

NetQin offers its solutions on a software-as-a-service (SaaS) basis.


US firm BMC Software (NYSE: BMC) posted revenues of US$502mn in its fiscal first quarter 2012, ended June 30, up 9% year-on-year, the company said in its earnings statement.

Net earnings for the fiscal first quarter were US$96mn versus US$93mn in the year-ago period.

The company provides system management, service management and automation solutions primarily for large enterprises.