Accellion Wins Info Security Products Guide's 2008 Global Excellence Award for a Second Consecutive Year

Honored by Customers Worldwide for Excellence in Secure File Transfer

Palo Alto, Calif. – February 5, 2008 –


Accellion, Inc. (, the leading provider of on-demand secure file transfer solutions for enterprise users, today announced that Info Security Products Guide, the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies, has named Accellion the winner of its 2008 Global Product Excellence in Secure File Transfer Customer Trust Award. This prestigious honor recognizes Accellion for setting the standard for excellence when it comes to secure file transfer technology.

The Accellion Secure File Transfer solution allows enterprises to securely send and receive large email attachments (files and folders up to 20GB) without touching an email server.  Its easy-to-use interface ensures high end user adoption rates, removing the temptation to use un-secure IT workarounds for greater tracking and control. To meet regulatory compliance requirements, it provides automated download receipts, file auditing and tracking capabilities.

"It's time for technology companies to focus on innovation and growth now," says Rake Narang, Editor-n-Chief, Info Security Products Guide. "Product innovation and customer trust are key to trouncing global economy uncertainties in 2008. We are pleased to honor Accellion as winner for 2008 and all the finalists who participated."

"We are honored to be recognized as the leader in the area of secure file transfer for a second year in a row by Info Security Products Guide and its global audience," said Yorgen Edholm, president and CEO, Accellion.  "Accellion is committed to providing enterprises with an easy to use solution that eliminates the security and storage issues traditionally associated with large file transfer.  Recognition from Info Security Products Guide validates our efforts and achievements in this space."

Accellion was among those honored at an award ceremony held during Technosium 2008 Conference and Expo which is supported by Silicon Valley Communications, San Jose Mercury News - The Newspaper of Silicon Valley, Wi-Fi Alliance, Trusted Computing Group, Information Security Professionals Association, Network Products Guide, Personal Broadband Industry Association, Covenant, Wireless Communications Alliance, Info Security Products Guide, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Smart Capitol Venture (SCV Network). For more details please

About Info Security Products Guide Awards

Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, 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 independent product evaluations 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.

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.