February 23, 2024

Acronis links with Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA)

Strategic partnership reflects Acronis’ dedication to cybersecurity

Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, has strengthened its position in the fight against cybersecurity threats by officially joining the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA).

This collaboration places Acronis among a distinguished group of independent software vendors (ISV) and managed security service providers (MSSPs) who have integrated their solutions with Microsoft’s cutting-edge security technology.

Acronis’ commitment to its relationship with Microsoft is showcased through this collaboration with MISA, highlighting the quality of integration with Microsoft Intune.

This strategic partnership reflects Acronis’ dedication to cybersecurity, contributing valuable expertise to the MISA community, which aims to improve customer security through close collaboration.

Contributing expertise

Acronis, known for advocating natively integrated applications and services to enhance productivity, brings its expertise to MISA’s ecosystem.

Gaidar Magdanurov: MSPs can benefit from the new Acronis-MISA partnership. Image: Acronis

The company’s flagship product, Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, stands out as an advanced and integrated solution, simplifying complexity while delivering unparalleled protection against evolving cyber threats.

The extensive Acronis Ecosystem, featuring over 200 integrations with third-party vendors, further enriches the cyber protection landscape.

Gaidar Magdanurov, President at Acronis, said: “Over 20,000 MSPs rely on Acronis for safeguarding their customers’ endpoints, applications, and data.

“With the announcement of Acronis’ Cyber Cloud Protect integrated with Microsoft Intune, MSPs can seamlessly manage customer endpoints and deploy Acronis managed security and backup services, all from a single agent and interface.”

Integrating Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud and Microsoft Intune empowers partners to deploy Acronis agents and apply protection plans based on Microsoft Entra ID groups, following Microsoft best practices.

Acronis’ Cyber Cloud Protect integrates with Microsoft Intune. Image: Acronis

This move allows Acronis partners to explore integration options directly through the MISA partner catalogue, enhancing accessibility and efficiency for MSPs in building an integrated ecosystem.

Maria Thomson, Director at Microsoft Intelligent Security Association, commented on the growth and strength of the association: “The Microsoft Intelligent Security Association has grown into a vibrant ecosystem comprised of the most reliable and trusted security software vendors across the globe.

“Our members, like Acronis, share Microsoft’s commitment to collaboration within the cybersecurity community to improve our customers’ ability to predict, detect, and respond to security threats faster.”

Featured image: MISA members can predict, detect, and respond to security threats faster. Image: Clint Patterson

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