Law Firms Solve File Transfer Problems with Accellion Managed File Transfer

July 28, 2010 –

Palo Alto, CA – July 28, 2010 — The ability to quickly and easily share case files and legal documents with clients and outside counsel is essential for law firms. Law firms are increasingly turning to Accellion Managed File Transfer to provide users with a secure, compliant, easy way to transfer files electronically.

 The legal profession generates a tremendous amount of digital data for e-discovery, contracts, litigation support, depositions, court filings, exhibits, and legal briefs. The confidentiality and volume of documents makes sharing this information a challenging process. Accellion enables law firms to quickly send and receive files in a method that meets the strictest security and privacy requirements. For legal work related to healthcare, the Accellion file transfer system also provides tracking and reporting logs necessary to demonstrate HIPAA compliance.

 “For too long, law firms have struggled with the complexities associated with using FTP to transfer files electronically. Accellion provides an easy-to-use solution for sending files that is fast and secure,” said Gary Rogers, senior vice president of worldwide sales, Accellion. "Because Accellion offers the ability to authenticate recipients and automatically manage each file and account life-cycle, confidential information is not exposed and unauthorized user access is avoided."

 The Accellion managed file transfer solution allows legal professionals to securely send and receive files and folders up to 50GB in size. Accellion Secure File Transfer provides an audit trail for tracking and reporting who received a file and when. The Accellion managed file transfer solution integrates both on-premise and off-premise deployment options for cloud and virtual environments that work together seamlessly.

 Within the past 12 months Accellion has signed more than 20 new customers in the legal space. A sample of recent legal customer wins includes:

  • Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Deily, Mooney and Glastetter, LLP
  • Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

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.