Acronis, a global leader in cyber-protection solutions, has revealed plans for a strategic restructuring, necessitating a reduction in its workforce. The company, founded in Singapore in 2003 and headquartered in Switzerland since 2008, did not disclose the exact number of employees impacted by the restructuring.
The restructuring initiative is geared towards prioritizing projects and initiatives that immediately benefit Acronis’ partners. The company emphasized a focus on enhancing product capabilities, reliability, technical and business education, and augmenting sales and marketing support. This strategic move aligns with Acronis’ commitment to provide top-notch services to its partners.
Commitment to Mitigate Impact:
In a blog post, Acronis assured that despite the restructuring and staff reductions, they are dedicated to mitigating the impact on the affected employees. The evolving business landscape is prompting Acronis to allocate resources judiciously, ensuring the company remains at the forefront of innovation and service provision.
Future Investments and Expansion:
Acronis outlined its intention to invest significantly in product innovation, data centers, technical support, account management, and sales and marketing tools for its partners. This forward-looking approach aims to optimize the services provided to partners, enabling them to deliver reliable and profitable services to their respective customers.
Acronis’ Current Landscape:
With a global presence spanning 45 locations and more than 2,000 employees, Acronis offers its ‘Cyber Protect’ solution in 26 languages across over 150 countries. Trusted by 18,000 service providers, the solution safeguards over 750,000 businesses. Notably, in 2021, Acronis secured substantial funding of over $250 million from CVC Capital Partners VII and other investors, propelling its valuation to more than $2.5 billion.
Acronis remains steadfast in its commitment to its partners and customers, striving to enhance its offerings and optimize operational efficiency. The restructuring underscores the company’s dedication to adapting to the evolving business landscape while ensuring continued provision of cutting-edge cyber-protection solutions to its global clientele.