Accellion®, Inc., the award-winning pioneer in providing enterprise-class, secure and mobile file sharing solutions, today announced the general availability of the latest version of native Accellion Mobile Apps™. Accellion Mobile Apps allow business users to collaborate and view more than 200 different file types, editing and sharing files from a secure, encrypted location using smartphones and tablets.
“We could have easily allowed employees to use consumer grade solutions that, on the surface, would have gotten the job done,” said Shawn Schmidt, Infrastructure Manager with Allens Linklater (formerly Allens Arthur Robinson) an Accellion, Inc. customer. “But, we knew our firm and our clients needed something they could trust and rely on.”
Accellion apps for Apple iOS (iPhone and iPad), BlackBerry, and Android devices deliver a superior alternative to cumbersome browser-based apps. Once users have downloaded the mobile application, they can simply login and begin browsing their workspace to find and view relevant content using a simple, intuitive interface. With the right privileges, users have the flexibility to edit a file either online or download the encrypted file for offline use (without a wifi or data connection), and then upload the edited file back to the Accellion Secure Workspace.
For IT and Security Teams, the latest version of Accellion Mobile Apps provides:
In addition, Accellion is announcing a relationship with Good Technology as part of the Good Dynamics Developer Network (GDN). Accellion Mobile Apps will be integrated with the Good Dynamics™ secure platform, to offer a complete enterprise mobility solution with email, messaging, device mobile apps and content all secured and in compliance.
“While mobile collaboration is allowing organizations to significantly improve productivity, many solutions in the market are creating security issues that could expose users to data leakage and compliance challenges,” said Yorgen Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion, Inc. “Other offerings sacrifice protection for market entry. We provide our customers with a secure mobile app business users can use from wherever and whenever with confidence.”
From a data security perspective, Accellion Secure Mobile Apps ensure the protection of intellectual property and compliance with industry and government regulations. Accellion Secure Mobile Apps support LDAP authentication to ensure that only authorized users gain access to Accellion Secure Workspaces, which allow teams to securely collaborate and keep projects moving forward by enabling users to view, comment, share, sync and send files. Users can securely access files from anywhere without a VPN.
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.
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