Harvard Medical School Selects Accellion Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance SFTA to Let Users Send Large Files Securely and Easily

Leading medical school uses Accellion secure file transfer solution to meet the needs of medical teaching and academic research

Palo Alto, Calif. – Jan 30, 2007 –


Accellion, Inc. (www.accellion.com), a leading provider of on-demand secure file transfer solutions for enterprise users, is pleased to announced today that Harvard Medical School has selected Accellion Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance (SFTA) to enhance its secure large file transfer capability with external partners and organizations.

"As an academic and healthcare institution, many of our users need an intuitive way to communicate massive amount of data securely with external organizations for activities such as research and grant writing," says John D. Halamka, MD, MS, Chief Information Officer of Harvard Medical School, Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chairman of the New England Health Electronic Data Interchange Network (NEHEN), Chief Information Officer of the Harvard Clinical Research Institute (HCRI), and Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. "Accellion SFTA provides an easy to use and easy to administer ad hoc secure file transfer solution for us."

"Emails about expanding file size limits in Microsoft Exchange will become a thing of the past," adds Halamka.

"Accellion is proud to support Harvard Medical School's mission in providing world class medical teaching and patient care," said Yorgen H. Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. "Accellion has extensive knowledge on meeting the secure file transfer needs of medical/healthcare and academic research institutions with the Accellion Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance solution."

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

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.