Accellion Wins 9th Annual 2013 Security Industry’s Global Excellence Award for Compliance

Accellion Mobile File Sharing Solution with kitepoint Recognized for Ability to Ensure Protection of Sensitive Data and IP and Demonstrate Compliance in Regulated Industries

 
Palo Alto, CA – March 28, 2013 –

Accellion, Inc., the award-winning pioneer in providing enterprise-class, secure mobile file sharing solutions, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, a leading industry information security research and advisory guide, has named the Accellion Mobile File Sharing Solution with kitepoint as a silver winner of the 2013 Global Excellence Awards in the compliance category. 

The 2013 Global Excellence Awards winners are determined by more than 50 judges and from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world. This prestigious awards program honors excellence in every facet of the security industry including products, people behind the successes and best companies.

“As workers become more mobile, it is increasingly important for organizations in regulated industries to not only provide remote access to corporate data, but ensure the security of this information and demonstrate compliance,” said Paula Skokowski, chief marketing officer of Accellion, Inc. “This award is a great testament to Accellion’s leadership in enabling mobile productivity, while delivering the highest levels of security and control.”

Accellion Mobile File Sharing Solution with kitepoint provides secure, anytime, anywhere access to up-to-date content for enterprise users, including access to files stored in SharePoint, Windows File Share and other Enterprise Content Management systems – without the need for a VPN. With the Accellion solution, end users can securely view and collaborate on existing files from tablets, smartphones or desktops, without having to duplicate files into a new content system or expose sensitive documents to a public cloud service. Employees within an organization using kitepoint can easily and securely share files stored in SharePoint with internal and external stakeholders, via mobile devices or the the web interface.

The Accellion solution enables enterprise IT and security teams to protect, control and track the sharing of sensitive information including personally identifiable information (PII), personal health information (PHI) and IP and enables demonstration of compliance with industry and federal regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 21 CFR Part 11 and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) that place significant requirements on organizations for securely sharing sensitive data

About Info Security Products Guide
Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and market research that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com and stay secured.
 

About Accellion

Accellion, Inc. is a 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 11 million users and 1,700 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; Indiana University Health; Kaiser Permanente; 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 in 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.