Accellion Powers HP Smart Desktop Management Service To Serve The SME Market

Accellion's Backup Recovery Services (BRS) provide remote backup and retrieval of critical data for HP Business Protection Services portfolio

Palo Alto, Calif. – July 26, 2005 –


Accellion, Inc., a leader in secure file transfer and data management solutions, today announced its technology for data backup and retrieval has been integrated into the Hewlett Packard (NYSE:HPQ) HP Business Protection Services portfolio.

As part of the HP Smart Desktop Management Service offering designed for small and mid-size businesses, Accellion Backup Recovery Services (BRS) technology automatically backs up and recovers data quickly and affordably.

"Accellion BRS technology is used from enterprise servers to individual users," said Yorgen Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. "We work closely with partners such as HP to ensure timely implementation and roll-out. We are excited to be part of HP's Smart Desktop Management Service offering."

Accellion's BRS technology provides a secure platform for keeping backup copies of files and documents at off-site locations. Data are transferred and stored using the latest encryption technology. Accellion's BRS can also be used for remote file and document restores via the Internet.

"Through our Smart Office initiative, HP is delivering technology that simplifies the customer experience," said Vince Gayman, worldwide director of SMB product programs, HP. ""By working with leading technology companies such as Accellion, HP is providing solutions that help small and mid-size businesses keep their information secure and easy to recover, while defending against future IT threats."

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.