SOURCE: Accellion, Inc.

July 26, 2005 10:00 ET

Accellion Powers HP Smart Desktop Management Service to Serve the SME Market

Accellion's Backup Recovery Services (BRS) Provide Remote Backup and Retrieval of Critical Data for HP Business Protection Services Portfolio

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 26, 2005 -- Accellion, Inc., a leader in secure file transfer and data management solutions, today announced its technology for data backup and retrieval has been integrated into the Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) HP Business Protection Services portfolio.

As part of the HP Smart Desktop Management Service offering designed for small and mid-size businesses, Accellion Backup Recovery Services (BRS) technology automatically backs up and recovers data quickly and affordably.

"Accellion BRS technology is used from enterprise servers to individual users," said Yorgen Edholm, president and CEO of Accellion. "We work closely with partners such as HP to ensure timely implementation and roll-out. We are excited to be part of HP's Smart Desktop Management Service offering."

Accellion's BRS technology provides a secure platform for keeping backup copies of files and documents at off-site locations. Data are transferred and stored using the latest encryption technology. Accellion's BRS can also be used for remote file and document restores via the Internet.

"Through our Smart Office initiative, HP is delivering technology that simplifies the customer experience," said Vince Gayman, worldwide director of SMB product programs, HP. "By working with leading technology companies such as Accellion, HP is providing solutions that help small and mid-size businesses keep their information secure and easy to recover, while defending against future IT threats."

About Accellion

Founded in 1999, Accellion, Inc. is a leader in Secure File Transfer Appliance and data management solutions. Privately held, Accellion is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with offices in Asia and Europe. For more information, please visit www.accellion.com or call +1 (650) 739-0095.

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