Foley & Lardner LLP has deployed Accellion Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance SFTA to Send Large Files Securely

Palo Alto, Calif. – Sep 19, 2006 –


Accellion, Inc. (, a leading provider of on-demand secure file transfer and data management solutions for enterprise users, announced today that national law firm Foley & Lardner LLP, has deployed Accellion Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance SFTA to meet its users, counsel, and client’s secure electronic file transfer needs.

"Foley & Lardner’s technology team is committed to providing clients and attorneys with world-class interactivity through state-of-the-art technology that promotes collaboration and meets the needs of today's fast-paced business environment," said Daniel G. Rhodes, IT Director, Foley & Lardner. "FTP/SFTP and Email attachment do not fully meet our security and performance requirements when it comes to transferring large files."

"After deploying Accellion SFTA, attorneys needing to send large files have quickly adopted the solution because it is easy to use. Moreover, with its 24/7 availability and instant account setup, the Accellion solution has become our preferred secure large file transfer solution," added Rhodes.

"By providing the ability to exchange large files securely that lawyers and clients are happy to use, Accellion Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance can significantly reduce the costs and complexity of this routine but critical process for law firms," said Yorgen H. Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. "With Accellion SFTA, Accellion has extensive experience on meeting the secure file transfer needs of law firms."

Additional information regarding Accellion's Courier SFTA solution can be found at

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