SOURCE: Accellion


April 29, 2014 08:00 ET

Accellion Receives Enterprise-Ready Rating From the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Program

kiteworks by Accellion in Top 10 Percent of All Cloud Solutions Due to Robust Security

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2014) - Accellion, Inc., the pioneer in providing secure enterprise solutions that improve mobile productivity, announced today that it has been awarded the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ rating of Enterprise-Ready for kiteworks, its mobile file sharing solution. Skyhigh Enterprise-Ready cloud services are the select cloud services that fully satisfy the most stringent requirements for data protection, identity verification, service security, business practices, and legal protection.

"Accellion is the leading provider of private cloud mobile file sharing and collaboration solutions for corporations and government agencies around the world. Our mission is delivering solutions to enable mobile business productivity while ensuring security and compliance," said Vidhya Ranganathan, SVP of Product, Accellion. "We're thrilled that kiteworks has been recognized by Skyhigh Networks as one of the most secure cloud solutions on the market today."

Skyhigh identifies and classifies thousands of cloud services and provides an objective and detailed evaluation of the enterprise-readiness of each cloud service based on a detailed set of criteria developed in conjunction with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The evaluation is derived from more than 50 attributes, which span five categories:

  • Data attributes: Data encryption in transit, data multi-tenancy, etc.
  • User and device attributes: Anonymous use policy, identify federation method, etc.
  • Service attributes: Pen testing, know service compromise history, etc.
  • Business attributes: Service hosting locations, compliance certifications, etc.
  • Legal attributes: jurisdictional location, dispute resolution, etc.

"Selecting a enterprise-ready service like kiteworks by Accellion is critical, but performing product evaluations is expensive and time consuming, especially with the breadth of services available today," said Rajiv Gupta, founder and CEO of Skyhigh Networks. "The Skyhigh CloudTrust Rating streamlines the evaluation process by providing an objective and comprehensive evaluation of a service's security controls and enterprise readiness."

About Accellion
Accellion, Inc. is an award-winning private company that provides mobile solutions to enterprise organizations that enable increased business productivity while ensuring security and compliance. As the leading provider of private cloud solutions for secure file sharing, Accellion offers enterprise organizations the scalability, flexibility, control and security to enable a mobile workforce with the tools they need to create, access and share information securely, wherever work takes them. More than 12 million users and 2,000 of the world's leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; Indiana University Health; Kaiser Permanente; Lovells; Bridgestone; Harvard University; Guinness World Records; US Securities and Exchange Commission; and NASA use Accellion solutions to increase business productivity, protect intellectual property, ensure compliance and reduce IT costs. For more information please visit or call (650) 485-4300. Follow Accellion's Blog, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

About the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating
The Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating provides an objective and comprehensive evaluation of a service's security controls and enterprise readiness based on a detailed set of criteria developed in conjunction with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). Because Skyhigh produces the most extensive, current, and credible trust ratings for cloud services, enterprises rely on the Skyhigh CloudTrust™ Rating to inform both decisions and policy pertaining to the use of cloud services in their environment.

Accellion is a registered trademark 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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