Accellion, Leader in Private Cloud File Sharing, Joins Cloud Security Alliance

Company Brings Enterprise Information Security and Private Cloud Expertise to the CSA

 
Palo Alto, CA – May 29, 2014 –

Accellion, Inc., the pioneer in providing secure mobile solutions to enterprise organizations that enable increased business productivity, today announced that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing, and to provide education on the uses of cloud computing to help secure all other forms of computing.

“Enabling enterprise organizations to benefit from the scalability and flexibility that cloud computing provides, while ensuring information security, is an essential part of Accellion’s vision,” said Paula Skokowski, CMO of Accellion. “By joining the CSA, we will support the creation of best practices and technology standards in the cloud industry, so that enterprises can securely utilize cloud technology to increase business productivity.”

With more than a decade of experience providing secure, content sharing solutions to enterprises, Accellion brings significant cloud security experience to the CSA. Its newest offering, kiteworks by Accellion was launched earlier this year and features a three-tier private cloud architecture and mobile-first design with integrated productivity tools for secure creation, editing, annotation and sharing of content on mobile devices, including universal access to enterprise content stores. With kiteworks, organizations are able to leverage secure cloud computing to realize mobile productivity gains, while benefitting from the security controls and features of an enterprise-grade solution.

“Accellion is a world leader in secure, private cloud mobile file sharing,” said Jim Reavis, CEO of the CSA. “The insights that they bring from innovating secure information sharing solutions for their global customer base, will be an important part of our efforts in advancing the ability of companies to securely move their business into the cloud.”

About the Cloud Security Alliance

The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders. For further information, visit us at www.cloudsecurityalliance.org, and follow us on Twitter @cloudsa.

About Accellion

Accellion, Inc. is an award-winning private company that provides mobile solutions to enterprise organizations to enable increased business productivity while ensuring security and compliance. As the leading provider of private cloud solutions for secure file sharing, Accellion offers enterprise organizations the scalability, flexibility, control and security to enable a mobile workforce with the tools they need to create, access and share information securely, wherever work takes them. More than 12 million users and 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; Indiana University Health; Kaiser Permanente; Lovells; Bridgestone; Harvard University; Guinness World Records; US Securities and Exchange Commission; and NASA use Accellion solutions to increase business productivity, protect intellectual property, ensure compliance and reduce IT costs. For more information please visit www.accellion.com or call (650)-485-4300. Follow Accellion’s Blog, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.