Accellion Secure Collaboration Wins Microsoft Best of TechEd 2011

Accellion Secure Collaboration Named Best Security Product

Palo Alto, CA – May 24, 2011 –

Accellion, Inc., the award-winning pioneer in providing enterprise-class, secure file sharing solutions, today announced the Accellion Secure Collaboration™ solution has been named the Best of Tech·Ed 2011 winner in the Security Category.  Accellion Secure Collaboration was selected for its ability to provide business users secure access to valuable files and data inside and outside of the enterprise.  Accellion integrates seamlessly with existing IT environments via plug-ins for Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint, and Office for quick and easy file sharing and collaboration.   

“Accellion solutions provide corporations and government agencies the enterprise security, tracking and reporting necessary to meet regulatory, compliance, and auditing demands,” said Paula Skokowski, vice president of marketing for Accellion, Inc.  “We are honored to have our newly released product, Accellion Secure Collaboration, recognized, by the Microsoft community, for its contribution to enabling secure file sharing in the enterprise.”

The Best of Tech·Ed 2011 awards recognize companies who offer innovative products for the industry.  Winners were chosen based on their innovation, strategic importance to the market, competitive advantage, and exceptional value to customers.  Winners were announced at an invite-only evening reception at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.

“We narrowed down a list of more than 300 products this year to 48 extremely deserving finalists—an honor in itself,” said Jason Bovberg, Senior Editor of Windows IT Pro. “All 48 finalists represent highly distinguished products and services in their categories. We love all these products! But through our research and show-floor interview process, we managed to choose this year’s winners. Our 2011 Best of Best of Tech·Ed winners stand apart from the pack, either offering an edge in product functionality, boasting enhanced feature sets in new versions, or introducing innovative technology,” remarked Bovberg.

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.