Ekaterina Alexandrova | 03/16/2021
Acronis has announced the acquisition of its longtime partner Synapsys.
Synapsys is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. Peter French, Managing Director of Synapsys, will serve as Acronis CEO for the Middle East and Africa market.
Synapsys will be integrated into Acronis and will be responsible for all sales of Acronis’ world-class cyber defense solutions in Africa.
Synapsys is a channel-focused group of companies that provides Acronis Cyber Protection Solutions to thousands of customers through a network of sub-distributors,
Resellers and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) in South Africa and across the continent. It consists of two companies: Synapsys Systems (Proprietary) Limited, a specialized
software distributor and regional authorized distributor of Acronis for local solutions since 2003, and Synapsys Distribution (Proprietary) Limited, which serves the market
MSP with Acronis Cyber Cloud.
This is the fourth Acronis acquisition in the past 18 months.
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