Acronis has acquired DeviceLock for data loss prevention (DLP) software, ChannelE2E reports this morning. The acquisition further converges the cybersecurity, data protection, backup and disaster recovery (BDR) software markets for MSP and MSSP (managed security services provider) partners.
DeviceLock’s software protects 4 million computers in more than 5,000 organizations worldwide, the company says. Protected platforms include PCs running Microsoft Windows and Apple Macs running macOS, along with virtualized Windows sessions and applications. Acronis says the overall platform addresses safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) of all data, applications, and systems.
Acronis now has more than 1,500 employees in 33 locations in 18 countries. The company’s installed base spans more than 5.5 million home users and 500,000 organizations, Acronis says.
Cybersecurity and Data Protection: Converged MSP, MSSP Solutions
Multiple MSP- and MSSP-focused technology companies are converging security, data protection and storage services. Key moves in and around the market, ChannelE2E notes, include: