Healthcare Organizations Tighten Up Security with Accellion

Elevated Need to Secure Transfer of Confidential Information Drives Demand for Accellion’s Managed File Transfer Solution

July 22, 2009 –

Palo Alto, California – July 22, 2009 — Healthcare organizations are held to strict government compliance mandates that require the highest levels of security and confidentiality. With IT security issues a top priority, the need to secure the transfer of confidential data is elevated. In their quest to secure the transfer of information, healthcare organizations are turning to Accellion Managed File Transfer.

“Accellion is changing the way healthcare organizations collaborate by removing the IT complexities and security concerns traditionally associated with sharing information electronically,” said Yorgen Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. “The Accellion Managed File Transfer solution features a familiar email-like interface that is simple to use yet secure enough to meet the strictest security requirements.”

“HIPPA compliance and confidentiality is always a major consideration when we look at purchasing software,” said Jim Forrester, IT security analyst for Vantage Oncology. “Accellion’s Managed File Transfer solution enables us to share confidential data in an extremely secure manner while providing the necessary tracking and reporting to meet HIPAA mandates. Because it is easy to use it requires no IT intervention.”

These new customer wins demonstrate Accellion’s significant growth in the healthcare industry and the growing need for a secure, compliant way to share information that is simple to use. A sampling of recent wins in this sector includes:

  • Vantage Oncology
  • Partners Healthcare
  • Redlands Community Hospital
  • Phoenix Children’s Hospital
  • Cardinal Health’s MedMined Services
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Omnyx
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • TCS Healthcare Technologies

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.