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Smartphones continue to be one of the fastest-growing categories in Maharashtra for

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New cloud-centric platform, purpose-built for small and midsize MSPs, improves customer billing, reduces complexity, and maximizes revenues





Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced the general availability of Acronis Advanced Automation. Building on Acronis’ proven track record of delivering integrated solutions that help partners streamline and simplify their services, Acronis Advanced Automation helps MSPs transition from simple break-fix services to cloud-centric, subscription-based services that require a new approach to billing and contract management.



Complexity is a common challenge for MSPs, driven by the numerous business initiatives focused on innovating their products, delivery models, and value-added services. Acronis Advanced Automation is a solution for small and midsize MSPs worldwide who want to simplify and streamline their business operations. With centralized control and management of services, complete time tracking and staff utilization capabilities, and automated, consumption-based billing, Acronis empowers MSPs to gain full visibility of their contracts, delivery, tickets, and work items — maximizing revenue and improving client trust.



"New use cases for native automation solutions continue to emerge in the IT industry and Acronis offers a product that allows MSPs around the world to automate their operations and make better, data-driven decisions. Whether emerging as a startup or evolving to maturity, Acronis Advanced Automation helps service providers control and grow their managed service business", said Patrick Pulvermueller, CEO at Acronis. "We're excited to continue bringing new, innovative automation tools to our Cyber Protect Cloud solution and help MSPs expand their businesses."



Advanced Automation offers MSPs robust capabilities to fuel business growth, including error-free invoices and billing, an integrated service desk, automated time tracking, and support for subscription-based services.



These capabilities enable:


·  Increased efficiency: Advanced Automation helps MSPs streamline workflows, automate repetitive tasks, and reduce manual effort, allowing for a greater focus on high-value activities.


·  Reduced friction in business operations: Advanced Automation simplifies support for subscription-based services.


·  Improved productivity: Advanced Automation provides a single platform for managing customer data, tickets, projects, and billing, so MSPs can save time and effort to ultimately deliver faster, more effective services.


·  Enhanced customer and employee satisfaction: Advanced Automation helps MSPs better manage customer interactions, and improve communication and responsiveness, leading to an increase in customer satisfaction.


·  Greater profitability: Advanced Automation automates processes and reduces manual efforts, which allows MSPs to improve their operational efficiency and profitability.




“Acronis Advanced Automation has automated our invoicing process. We love how it ties in with QuickBooks and makes transferring invoices and data so easy,” said Alex Presman, President at Racom Business. “Automating these time-consuming billing processes allows our team to spend more time on important business procedures like engaging clients and building value-based relationships.”



Acronis Advanced Automation is available for existing Acronis MSP partners, and also those starting a new MSP business. Interested in implementing the solution? For more information,






INDIA/SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland – September 20, 2023








·   OnePlus, Xiaomi, Samsung, realme & iQOO are top 5 preferred smartphone brands in Maharashtra


·   Driven by continued traction for 5G upgrades, smartphones within the price range of INR 10,000 to 20,000 are receiving high demands


·   Premiumization trend continues with customers choosing smartphones above INR 30,000 Y-O-Y




As the festive season approaches, is geared up to redefine the shopping experience for customers across the country. With a commitment to deliver exceptional value and convenience across a wide selection of products, announced the expansion in the selection of its smartphones and accessories’ portfolios ahead of the festive season.



Further strengthening Amazon’s commitment to penetrate deep into India, here are some trends that have been witnessed in the state of Maharashtra:



· Smartphone category has witnessed significant growth in its customer base with 50% demand coming from Tier 2 and 3 cities


·   Customers from Tier 2 cities and towns of Maharashtra choose more mid-range and premium devices with flagship-grade features such as AMOLED displays, Faster performance, Advanced Camera, Fast charging and many more across OnePlus, Samsung, Apple in the Premium segment and OnePlus, Samsung, realme, Xiaomi, iQOO in the mid-range.


· Customers are upgrading from 4G to 5G due to various advantages such as faster downloads, availability of affordable 5G ready smartphones and further fueled by various affordability options



Maharashtra is an important market driving Amazon’s growth in India. To support this growth, Amazon is working to build awareness amongst businesses in Maharashtra about the benefits that e-commerce offers them. Amazon will continue to work with local stores and MSMEs across the state and country bringing new tools, technologies, innovations, and initiatives that will unleash the entrepreneurial spirit of Indian businesses.



Amazon India has invested in fulfilment infrastructure that allows customers to get quick and safe deliveries. Convenient exchange options are available to customers for a seamless shopping experience. Of the 12 lakh sellers on, nearly 1.6 lakh of these sellers’ hail from Maharashtra. Amazon has 14 fulfillment centers in Maharashtra, boasting over 6 million cubic feet of storage space, along with 6 Sortation Centers covering more than 516,000 sq. ft. of processing area.

Maharashtra, 22nd September 2023