Accellion Named a Finalist in Info Security Products Guide's 2008 Global Products Excellence Awards

Honored for Excellence in Secure File Transfer

Palo Alto, Calif. – October 22, 2007 –


Accellion, Inc. (, the leading provider of on-demand secure file transfer solutions for enterprise users, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies, has named Accellion a finalist for the 2008 Global Product Excellence Awards in the Excellence in Secure File Transfer category. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of technologies.

The Accellion Secure File Transfer System allows enterprises to securely send and receive large email attachments (files and folders up to 20GB) without touching an email server.  Its easy-to-use interface ensures high end user adoption rates, removing the temptation to use unsecure IT workarounds for greater tracking and control. To meet regulatory compliance requirements, it provides automated download receipts, file auditing and tracking capabilities.

"The Internet revolution probably played the greatest role in helping level business fields worldwide," says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide. "Signs of the next generation of IT revolution are now visible and already making an impact worldwide on not just businesses this time but also on social networking and the way each one of us is carving our own identities using the power of an interconnected digital world. Companies such as Accellion are behind the products and technologies that are fuelling this next revolution. The time is right to play a prominent role and be recognized as a part of this new IT revolution."

"We are honored to be recognized as a finalist by Info Security Products Guide for Excellence in Secure File Transfer," said Yorgen Edholm, president and CEO, Accellion.  "Accellion is committed to providing enterprises with a solution that addresses the management of secure large file transfers in a manner that assures end user adoption.  Recognition from Info Security Products Guide validates our efforts and achievements in this space."

2008 Global Product Excellence and Outstanding Award winners will be honored on January 30, 2008 at Technosium 2008 during the Info Security Products Guide Global Awards ceremony at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley.  Accellion will be among the other key industry players at this event.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards

Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security.

About Accellion
Accellion, Inc. is a profitable, well-funded, private company that provides enterprise-class mobile file sharing solutions to enable secure, anytime, anywhere access to information while ensuring enterprise security and compliance. More than 9 million users and 1,600 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; Activision; Indiana University Health; Kaiser Permanente; Foley & Mansfield; Lovells; Bridgestone; Ogilvy & Mather; Harvard University; Guinness World Records; US Securities and Exchange Commission; and NASA use Accellion to protect intellectual property, ensure compliance, improve business productivity and reduce IT costs. Accellion file sharing solutions can be deployed on public, private and hybrid cloud environments and provide the ease-of-use business users need while giving the enterprise organization the flexibility, scalability and protection it needs. For more information please visit or call (650)-485-4300. Follow Accellion’s Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.