FoxHollow Technologies Selects Accellion's Secure File Transfer Solution to Send Large Files without Email Server Complications

Leading medical devices firm uses secure file transfer appliance to let users exchange large files easily without email server burden or IT intervention

Palo Alto, Calif. – Feb 13, 2007 –


Accellion, Inc. (, the leading provider of on-demand secure file transfer solutions, announces that FoxHollow Technologies, a medical devices company, has selected the Accellion Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance (SFTA) to enhance its email infrastructure large file transfer capabilities.

"The ability to easily exchange large files is vital for our collaborative processes. Our users need a secure and intuitive file transfer solution that integrates seamlessly with email, is non-invasive to our Exchange/Outlook infrastructure, and is easy to maintain," says Matt Keller, head of Network Operations, FoxHollow Technologies. "Amongst the three vendors that we evaluated and ran pilot programs on, Accellion's SFTA solution best addressed these needs for both end users and IT. Accellion SFTA has reduced the time for exchanging large files without requiring additional IT support resources," adds Keller.

"Accellion's secure file transfer solution can significantly reduce the costs and complexities of the routine, but critical business process of sending large files securely," says Yorgen H. Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. "Accellion has become the preferred secure file transfer solution provider for medical devices firms."

Additional information regarding Accellion's Courier SFTA solution can be found at

About FoxHollow Technologies

FoxHollow Technologies, Inc. develops and markets minimally invasive plaque excision devices for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). An estimated 12 million people in the United States are thought to suffer from PAD, with 2.5 million patients currently diagnosed. PAD results from plaque that accumulates in the arteries and blocks blood flow in the legs. These blockages can result in severe pain for patients and very limited physical mobility. The company's SilverHawk System is a minimally invasive method of removing the obstructive plaque and restoring blood flow to the legs and feet.

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.