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[February 21, 2013]

Accellion Receives Highest Rating in Leading Analyst Firm's Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing MarketScope Report

PALO ALTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--

Accellion, Inc., the award-winning pioneer in providing enterprise-class, secure mobile file sharing solutions, today announced it received a "Strong Positive" rating in the Gartner (News - Alert) MarketScope for "Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing" based on evaluation of its Accellion Secure Mobile File sharing solutions.1 This is the highest rating possible.

Accellion was evaluated against the following criteria: Overall Viability, Product/Service, Sales Execution/Pricing, Customer Experience, Market Strategy, Offering (Product) Strategy and Innovation.

The MarketScope notes that "enterprise file synchronization and sharing (EFSS) offerings enable productivity and collaboration for mobile workers who use multiple devices, such as smartphones and media tablets, in addition to PCs. Organizations must deploy EFSS services to secure enterprise information assets. Failure to provide these capabilities will subject organizations to information leakage threats caused by users who move data through uncontrolled personal cloud services."

"Mobile devices represent a significant risk for enterprise data leakage and IT has the challenge of equipping mobile workers with solutions that not only enable mobile productivity but also ensure data security and compliance," said Paula Skokowski, chief marketing officer, Accellion, Inc. "We are honored that Gartner recognizes Accellion. We are one of the few providers to address the growing need for mobile file synchronization and sharing services with a solution that provides enterprise-quality security features designed to protect confidential enterprise content and also enable compliance with HIPAA, SOX, GLBA and other government and industry regulations."

Accellion Secure Mobile File Sharing is used by the world's leading corporations and government agencies to enable secure anytime, anywhere access to information o private/on-premise, public, and hybrid clouds, while ensuring enterprise security and compliance. Robust features allow users to access and share the latest files and folders on smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops. End-to-end security ensures files are synchronized, uploaded, store, and downloaded securely. Users are authenticated, ensuring only the intended recipients can access files. Organizations can also choose to utilize FIPS 140-2 certified encryption, as well as implement failover, redundancy, and backup recovery.


For more information and a free download of the report (valued at US $1,995.00) visit: http://www.info.accellion.com/wp-gartner-marketscope.html.

About Accellion
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; Hogan Lovells; Bridgestone; Ogilvy (News - Alert) & 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.

1 Gartner "MarketScope for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing by Monica Basso, Jeffrey Mann, February 12, 2013.

Disclaimer:
Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Accellion, Accellion Secure Collaboration, Accellion Mobile Productivity, Accellion kitedrive, Accellion kitepoint, Accellion Mobile Apps, Accellion Secure Workspace, and Accellion Managed File Transfer 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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