Federal, State and Local government agencies leverage Accellion’s secure content platform to share files efficiently and securely

Accellion, Inc., the leading provider of private cloud solutions for secure file sharing and collaboration that ensure data security and compliance, today announced continued momentum in the government vertical for its award winning kiteworks secure content platform.

The Federal Government’s Cloud First policy is increasing demand for cloud-based solutions. As the leading provider of private cloud file sharing and collaboration solutions, Accellion provides agencies and their mobilized employees maximum control and security over information sharing. Accellion offers a private cloud deployment on-premise or on Amazon EC2 and also supports hybrid cloud deployments so that agencies can combine on-premise and hosted private cloud deployments.

“95 percent of our data must be kept confidential, driving us to find a secure mode to exchange information with parents, between staff members, and with the community at large,” commented Josh Kuntz, ISO, Texas Juvenile Justice Department. “Accellion was the only solution that met our strict security guidelines, yet made it easy for non-technical individuals to use.”

Some of Accellion’s government customers include:

  • California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
  • City of North Vancouver
  • City of Pleasanton (CA)
  • County of Sacramento (CA)
  • County of Santa Clara (CA)
  • Government of Saskatchewan, Information Technology Office
  • Edmonton Police Service
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • National Park Service – Bureau of Industry and Security
  • Turlock Irrigation District

“Government agencies need solutions designed to meet very specific and very demanding security and compliance requirements,” commented Vidhya Ranganathan, SVP for Products at Accellion. “We have a proven track record of successfully providing Federal, State and Local government agencies with secure file sharing solutions that meet the strictest of these security requirements.”

Key security and administration capabilities of the kiteworks secure content platform include:

  • FIPS 140-2 Certified
  • Encryption keys ownership
  • Auditing and reporting
  • Anti-Virus
  • LDAP/AD, SSO, Two-factor authentication Online viewer
  • DLP
  • Remote wipe
  • eDiscovery
  • App whitelisting
  • Offline PIN
  • Policy-based content retention
  • Restricted admin access to content
  • User-friendly DRM with watermarking, view-only, and file withdraw capabilities

Accellion will be exhibiting at the Federal Mobile Computing Summit August 12 in Washington, D.C. and showcasing the kiteworks secure content platform. Please visit Accellion at Booth #38 or online at Accellion.com for more information.

About Accellion

The Accellion enterprise content firewall prevents data breaches and compliance violations from sensitive third party communications. With Accellion, CIOs and CISOs gain complete visibility, compliance and control over IP, PII, PHI, and other sensitive content across all third-party communication channels, providing secure email, secure file sharing, secure mobile file sharing, enterprise app and Microsoft Office plugins, secure web forms, secure file transfer like SFTP, and enterprise workflow automation. Accellion has protected more than 25 million end users at more than 3,000 global corporations and government agencies, including NYC Health + Hospitals; KPMG; Kaiser Permanente; Latham & Watkins; National Park Service; Umpqua Bank; Tyler Technologies; and the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST). For more information please visit www.accellion.com or call (650) 485-4300. Follow Accellion on: LinkedIn, Twitter, and Accellion’s Blog.

Media Contacts

Rob Dougherty
(650) 687-3163

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