SOURCE: Accellion


December 14, 2016 09:00 ET

Accellion Named a Leader in the Aragon Research Globe™ for Mobile Content Management

Receives high marks for secure content collaboration in private cloud

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 14, 2016) - Accellion, Inc., the leading provider in private cloud content collaboration, today announced that it has been positioned for the third consecutive year in the "Leaders" sector of the 2016 Aragon Research Globe for Mobile Content Management report. The Aragon Research Globe is a market evaluation tool that graphically depicts Aragon Research's evaluation of a specific market and its component vendors.

This year, the report examined 17 providers in Mobile Content Management who were judged on three sets of criteria: strategy, performance and global reach. Based on the evaluation, companies were placed into one of four sectors: Leaders, Contenders, Innovators, and Specialists.

"Accellion has continued its push to make its flagship offering kiteworks one of the most secure on the market, and has continued its innovation march with the ability to monitor documents that are stored in Microsoft SharePoint, OpenText, Documentum, and other cloud-based and on-premise ECM Systems," said Jim Lundy, CEO and Lead Analyst, Aragon Research. "That, combined with the ability to offer a private cloud deployment and advanced security features make kiteworks an ideal solution in high consequence industries."1

Aragon Research recognizes content plays a critical role in many business processes and transactions and mobile content management is accordingly becoming one of the "go-to" applications to help enterprises share content faster, both internally and externally. These organizations are increasingly selecting Accellion and its private cloud content collaboration platform, kiteworks, to enhance secure collaboration between employees and their external partners without requiring a costly content migration that disrupts workflows and jeopardizes data loss.

"Leading enterprises globally are embracing the transformation to the digital workplace to enhance collaboration, workflows, and overall productivity," commented Hormazd Romer, Vice President of Marketing. "kiteworks plays a critical role in enabling organizations to achieve this digital transformation with a content collaboration platform that not only streamlines collaboration with external partners but also extends existing content systems without a risky and costly migration."

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1 "The Aragon Research Globe™ for Mobile Content Management, 2016 -- Transformation Unleashed," Jim Lundy, December 5, 2016

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About Accellion

Accellion, Inc. enables enterprise organizations to collaborate on content with external partners securely via private cloud. Enterprises can leave existing content where it lives today, and extend it outside the firewall without having to migrate content or disrupt their business workflows. Accellion's solutions are used by more than 15 million users and 2,500 of the world's leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; KPMG; Kaiser Permanente; Latham & Watkins; National Park Service; Pacific Life Insurance; Cargill; and the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST). For more information please visit or call (650) 485-4300. Follow Accellion's Blog, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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