October 18, 2022 by

Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection, has received top recognition from His Excellency Dr. Mohamed AlKuwaiti, Head of Cybersecurity, UAE Government for its role and contribution towards protecting businesses and organizations in the Middle East region.

On behalf of the UAE Cybersecurity Council, H.E. Dr. Mohamed AlKuwaiti recognized Acronis’ commitment to delivering tailored cyber protection solutions that help local companies cost-effectively deal with emerging complex cyber threats.

Acronis has also been honored as the Cloud Security Brand of the Year at the ICT Champion Awards 2022.

Key insights from Acronis include:

  • Acronis has tripled its investment at Gitex this year as part of its long-term strategy to boost awareness for cyber protection

  • Acronis is expanding in the region – Dubai is filled with smart buildings, smart cars, and smart houses, but according to Acronis’s survey, only 25% of people in UAE admit to still not using any cyber protection.

  • Cloud business registered 67% growth in the last quarter and is accelerating. Acronis expects to double its business in the region in 2023.

  • Acronis’ flagship cloud solution is currently protecting more than 17K customers in MEA with 40% of its new partners joining in the last 18 months.

  • Ransomware remains the #1 threat to organizations, projecting damages to exceed US$30 billion by 2023.