Accellion Positioned as Leader in 2009 Magic Quadrant for Managed File Transfer

Palo Alto, California – September 24, 2009 –

Accellion, Inc. today announced it was placed in the Leaders quadrant within Gartner, Inc.’s 2009 Magic Quadrant for Managed File Transfer*. Accellion’s managed file transfer solutions are deployed in enterprises and government agencies around the globe to secure the transfer of files for protection of intellectual property and for ensuring compliance with regulations such as SOX, HIPAA, FDA and GLBA.

Accellion takes a unique approach to secure file transfer which provides enterprises with unparalleled deployment options. Accellion’s appliance-based architecture can be deployed in the cloud, or on-premise, in a choice of virtual or physical form factors which can all be mixed and matched and integrated as one solution.

According to Gartner, vendors listed in the quadrant have successfully demonstrated how to effectively develop, market and sell value-added file services to the enterprise.

“We believe Gartner’s assessment of Accellion as a leader in the managed file transfer space validates our relentless commitment to innovation,” said Yorgen Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. “Accellion’s mission is to make it easy to transfer information securely. By taking a leadership role in integrating cloud and virtual technologies we have created a solution that enables corporations and government agencies to rapidly deploy highly scalable, elastic managed file transfer within their organizations for compliance and protection of intellectual property.”

Accellion’s enterprise-level managed file transfer solutions enable business users to quickly and securely send and receive files (up to 20 GB in size) in a format that meets the strictest security and privacy requirements. The solutions’ comprehensive and auditable file tracking and reporting capabilities enable demonstration of conformance with security and compliance requirements.

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2009 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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.