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Accellion Receives 9th Annual 2013 Security Industry's Global Excellence Award for Compliance
[April 02, 2013]

Accellion Receives 9th Annual 2013 Security Industry's Global Excellence Award for Compliance

Apr 02, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) -- Accellion, Inc., a company focusing on providing enterprise-class, secure mobile file sharing solutions, announced that Info Security Products Guide, an industry information security research and advisory guide, has named the Accellion Mobile File Sharing Solution with kitepoint as a silver winner of the 2013 Global Excellence Awards in the compliance category.

The 2013 Global Excellence Awards winners are determined by more than 50 judges and from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world. This awards program honors excellence in every facet of the security industry including products, people behind the successes and best companies.

"As workers become more mobile, it is increasingly important for organizations in regulated industries to not only provide remote access to corporate data, but ensure the security of this information and demonstrate compliance," said Paula Skokowski, chief marketing officer of Accellion, Inc. "This award is a great testament to Accellion's leadership in enabling mobile productivity, while delivering the highest levels of security and control." Accellion Mobile File Sharing Solution with kitepoint provides secure, anytime, anywhere access to up-to-date content for enterprise users, including access to files stored in SharePoint, Windows File Share and other Enterprise Content Management systems - without the need for a VPN. With the Accellion solution, end 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. Employees within an organization using kitepoint can securely share files stored in SharePoint with internal and external stakeholders, via mobile devices or the web interface.

The Accellion solution enables enterprise IT and security teams to protect, control and track the sharing of sensitive information including personally identifiable information (PII), personal health information (PHI) and IP and enables demonstration of compliance with industry and federal regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 21 CFR Part 11 and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) that place significant requirements on organizations for securely sharing sensitive data.

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