Accellion, Inc. Announces Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance (FTA) for Mac-based Professionals

Award-winning Courier FTA now supports Firefox, Safari, Netscape Communicator, and Internet Explorer with Mac OS X Operating System

Palo Alto, Calif – Jan. 11, 2006 –


To coincide with IDG's annual MacWorld convention in San Francisco, CA, Accellion, Inc., an award-winning provider of on-demand secure file transfer appliance and data management solutions, announced the support of its Courier File Transfer Appliance (FTA) for Mac OS X users. Accellion's unique, user-friendly file transfer appliance allows Mac-based professionals to quickly and securely transfer files without adding administrative overhead or infrastructure burden.

An award-winning file transfer appliance, Accellion's Courier FTA supports browsers such as Firefox, Safari, Netscape Communicator, and Internet Explorer for Mac OS X to provide users with an intuitive interface, end-to-end file security, and policy-based file lifecycle management.

Accellion's Courier FTA allows users to transfer information by offloading files from email and FTP servers onto the Accellion secure file transfer appliance. File transfer recipients receive a link from the sender, through which they can access the file without putting unnecessary strain on the IT resources of their organization. Accellion's Courier FTA has been specifically designed to provide Mac users with the highest level of ease-of-use, and can be used in multi-site enterprise environments.

"We are pleased to announce the support of these browsers for the Mac OS X operating system during the 2006 MacWorld Convention," said Yorgen Edholm, CEO and President of Accellion, Inc. "The proliferation of the Mac OS X operating system in the modern business world has fueled demand for a secure, user-friendly method of file transfer that can be used by the growing number of Mac-based professionals. Accellion is pleased to offer Courier FTA to the Mac community, and looks forward to meeting the needs of the Mac-based professional world."

Additional information regarding Accellion and Courier SFTA can be found at or call (650) 739-0095.

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.