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Accellion Named Finalist in Info Security Products Guide’s 2013 Global Excellence Awards
By: Business Wire
Jan. 18, 2013 09:01 AM
Accellion®, Inc., the award-winning pioneer in providing enterprise-class, secure and mobile file sharing solutions, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Accellion Mobile File Sharing Solution a finalist for the 2013 Global Excellence Awards in the Compliance category. The Excellence Awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the standard for security innovation.
Accellion Mobile File Sharing Solution with kitepoint™ provides secure, anytime, anywhere access to the most up-to-date content for enterprise users, including access to files stored in SharePoint and other Enterprise Content Management (ECM) systems – without the need for a VPN. With Accellion, users can securely view and collaborate on existing files from tablets, smartphones or desktops, without having to duplicate files into a new content system or expose sensitive documents to a public cloud service.
“Enterprises increasingly recognize the need to protect corporate data and ensure compliance with industry and federal regulations while enabling their workforces to stay productive on-the-go. Consumer-grade file sharing solutions simply do not make the grade,” stated Colman Murphy, director of product marketing, enterprise solutions. “Being a Global Excellence Awards finalist in the Compliance category further validates our commitment to delivering solutions that protect confidential, sensitive information as well as demonstrate compliance.”
Accellion delivers robust security features such as encryption of both data at rest and data in transit, with content expiration supported and LDAP/Active Directory for user authentication, all in a private cloud deployment to keep highly sensitive data secured. The SharePoint content still resides behind the corporate firewall, also enhancing security. In addition, the solution provides audit and reporting for IT administrators in order to deliver the control that they need to maintain compliance and ensure data security.
Info Security Products Guide’s 2013 Excellence Awards honor organizations and individuals who develop services and solutions that set the bar for security technology. Winners will be announced at the 9th Annual Info Security 2013 Global Excellence Awards industry banquet on February 27, 2013 in San Francisco, CA. For additional information, visit: http://www.infosecurityproductsguide.com/awards/index.html
Accellion, Inc. is a 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 11 million users and 1,700 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; Indiana University Health; Kaiser Permanente; 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 in 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 www.accellion.com or call (650)-485-4300. Follow Accellion’s Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Accellion, Accellion Secure Collaboration, Accellion Mobile Apps, Accellion Secure Workspace, Accellion Managed File Transfer, kitepoint, and kitedrive are trademarks or registered trademarks of Accellion, Inc. in the US and other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.
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