Acronis is a data protection software vendor that spun off as a separate company from Parallels in Singapore and became an independent company in 2003. Incorporated in Switzerland five years later, the company offers backup, disaster recovery (DR) and file sync-and-share products across virtual, physical, cloud and mobile environments. Operating in more than 145 countries, Acronis claims to have more than 500,000 business customers and 5 million consumer customers.