Acronis Acquires DeviceLock, Adds Data Loss Prevention and Device Control to Growing Cyber Protection Portfolio
Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announces the acquisition of DeviceLock, Inc., a leading provider of endpoint device/port control data leak prevention software for enterprises and government institutions around the world. As part of the agreement, DeviceLock will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Acronis.
DeviceLock DLP is designed to stop data leaks at the source, as nearly two thirds of serious data leakage incidents are caused by employees, contractors or visitors – whether through unintentional mistakes or malicious intent. DeviceLock solutions provide top-class protection of valuable data from this serious insider threat. The acquisition of these new capabilities will help advance Acronis’ mission to deliver world-class cyber protection to every business.
Acronis will integrate DeviceLock’s technology into the Acronis Cyber Platform, making new services available through the Acronis Cyber Cloud Solutions portal. At the same time, Acronis will continue to work on new versions of the DeviceLock DLP complex while maintaining full technical support.
Together with DeviceLock’s full DLP suite, Acronis will offer customers and partners a simple and affordable approach to preventing data leaks from corporate Windows and Mac laptops, desktop computers, and virtualized Windows sessions and applications, covering the Five Vectors of Cyber Protection — safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) of all data, applications, and systems.
“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,” said Serguei “SB” Beloussov, Acronis’ Founder and Executive Officer.
“By merging with Acronis, we can accelerate product innovation, expand our distribution channel, and leverage our existing technology to meet customer requirements,” said Ashot Oganesyan, DeviceLock CTO and Founder.
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