Accellion Named a Finalist in Government Security News’ 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program

Accellion Secure Collaboration Honored in the Best Compliance/Vulnerability Assessment Solution Category

Palo Alto, CA – October 12, 2011 –

Accellion, Inc. today announced that Government Security News (GSN), Magazine has named Accellion a finalist in GSN 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program. Accellion Secure Collaboration has been chosen as a finalist in the Best Compliance/Vulnerability Assessment Solution category.

“Accellion is honored to be recognized by GSN for the second year in a row for our continued commitment to help government agencies share files and collaborate in a manner that is highly secure and compliant,” said Yorgen Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. “Continued recognition from GSN validates our achievements in enabling IT departments to maintain the necessary visibility and control to demonstrate compliance while providing users a secure, easy way to collaborate.”

Demand for secure mobility solutions is making it increasingly difficult for organizations to control how information is shared. Never before has the need to equip users with a secure, easy way to share information been as important as it is today. Accellion provides government agencies and enterprises with the security and tracking features necessary to protect information and demonstrate compliance.

Accellion Secure Collaboration makes it easy for government employees and contractors to securely share information with internal and external partners while ensuring security and compliance. Accellion Secure Collaboration provides secure workspaces and file transfer capabilities. Secure workspaces allow teams to streamline workflow and keep projects moving forward. Users can review, comment, upload, and download files. Using Accellion Mobile Apps, file sharing and collaboration can be easily and securely extended to mobile devices and tablets. Accellion supports public, private or hybrid cloud and FIPS 140-2 certified deployments.

Winners of the 2011 Homeland Security Awards Program will be announced on November 14 at a gala Awards Dinner at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Washington D.C.

The GSN Homeland Security Awards Program

The awards programs were created by Government Security News (GSN) to salute dedicated officials and their agencies and departments at federal, state and local levels of government who have created effective and cost-efficient security programs.

They were also created to salute the outstanding vendors of IT and Physical Security products who have introduced innovative technologies and products that protect our nation and its people 24/7.

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.