Exponent Deploys Accellion's Secure File Transfer Solution to Enhance Communication of Data with Enterprise Clients

Leading engineering and scientific consulting firm uses the Accellion Courier secure file transfer appliance to exchange critical data set with enterprises while meeting client's strict network security control requirements

Palo Alto, Calif. – Apr 3, 2007 –


Accellion, Inc. (www.accellion.com), the leading provider of on-demand secure file transfer solutions for enterprises announced today Exponent, a global engineering and scientific consulting firm, has deployed the Accellion Courier secure file transfer solution. With the use of the Accellion secure file transfer appliance Exponent has enhanced its ability to seamlessly communicate with enterprise clients under strict network security control without requiring extensive IT administrative intervention.

"With large enterprises locking down their network infrastructures we require a file transfer solution that is both secure and easy to use in order to meet our client's needs," said Dr. Subbaiah V. Malladi, Chief Technical Officer, Exponent. "After trying a number of solutions, Accellion allows us to securely send and receive 100+MB data files from clients without IT intervention."

"File transfer between internal and external users is a core business process that is getting closer scrutiny in large enterprises," said Yorgen H. Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. "The ease of use and minimal IT overhead of Accellion's secure file transfer are important features for engineering and scientific consulting organizations."

Additional information regarding Accellion's Courier SFTA solution can be found at www.accellion.com.

About Exponent

Exponent Inc., headquartered in Menlo Park, California, operates 19 offices in the United States and three international offices. With over 700 employees, and approximately 50% of its consulting staff holding a Ph.D or other advanced degree in their chosen field, Exponent offers consulting services in over 90 different fields of engineering and science. Exponent is certified to ISO 9001.

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.