TMAD TAYLOR & GAINES Has Deployed Accellion Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance SFTA to Help Users Send Large Files Securely

Leading Engineering Firm in the Architecture, Construction, and Engineering AEC industry uses Accellion Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance to give users ability to securely exchange large files without IT intervention

Palo Alto, Calif. – Nov 21, 2006 –


Accellion, Inc. (, a leading provider of on-demand secure file transfer and data management solutions for enterprise users, announced today TMAD TAYLOR & GAINES (TTG), a full service engineering firm, with offices in Anaheim, San Francisco, Ontario, Pasadena, Phoenix, Riverside, San Diego and Thousand Oaks, providing total engineering services in Structural, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Civil, and Telecommunication, including fire protection, security, sustainable design, energy analysis, building investigative work, energy conservation, utility infrastructure, and LEED certification services for Healthcare, Educational, Governmental and Commercial Projects, has deployed Accellion Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance SFTA to meet users' secure large file transfer needs.

"As an engineering firm, we regularly send over 1GB worth of data from CAD files to Word documents every day," said Harsimran Singh, Director of IT and Systems, TTG. "Accellion provides an intuitive way for our end users to send large files without calling on IT support."

"With average file size between 20-30MB, email performance has become a concern and file transfer via FTP has proven burdensome for the IT team," added Singh.

"By providing the ability to exchange large files securely and quickly with internal and external users, Accellion Courier Secure File Transfer Appliance can significantly reduce the costs and complexity of this routine but critical process for engineering and professional service firms," said Yorgen H. Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. "Accellion has extensive experience on meeting the secure file transfer needs of engineering and professional service companies like TTG."

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

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.