Accellion Wins Two Info Security Products Guide’s 2009 Global Excellence Awards

Accellion’s Secure File Transfer Virtual Appliance Honored by Customers Worldwide; Named Best Security Solution in the Government and Education Categories

 
April 21, 2009 –

Palo Alto, California – April 21, 2009 — Accellion, Inc. (www.accellion.com), the leading provider of secure managed file transfer solutions for enterprise users, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading publication for security-related products and technologies, has named Accellion the winner of the 2008 Global Product Excellence Awards.  Accellion’s Secure File Transfer Virtual appliance was awarded Best Security Solution for both Government and Education categories.  These awards recognize Accellion for providing the highest level of data security to government agencies and educational facilities as they share information electronically.

The Accellion Secure File Transfer solution allows enterprises and government agencies 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 un-secure IT workarounds for greater tracking and control. To meet regulatory compliance requirements, it provides automated download receipts, file auditing and tracking capabilities.

“In an interconnected world, threats have no boundaries and security has to remain a prime requirement,” says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief of Info Security Products Guide. “We are pleased to honor Accellion as winner for 2009.”

“We are honored the Accellion Secure File Transfer Virtual appliance has been recognized by Info Security Products Guide as the best security product for government agencies and educational institutions,” said Yorgen Edholm, president and CEO, Accellion.  “As enterprises and government agencies search for a way to safely send and receive large files, we are committed to providing them with a means that is easy-to-use while meeting the strictest security and compliance mandates.  Continued recognition from Info Security Products Guide validates our efforts and achievements in this space.”

About Info Security Products Guide

Info Security Products Guide is a media sponsor of RSA Conference 2009 and Technosium Executive Alliance Forums engaging Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs). As a technology research and advisory publication, it plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. 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. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.

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 www.accellion.com or call (650)-485-4300. Follow Accellion’s Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.