SOURCE: Accellion


August 11, 2015 08:00 ET

Government Agencies Look to Accellion to Secure Their Content in a Private Cloud

Federal, State and Local Government Agencies Leverage Accellion's Secure Content Platform to Share Files Efficiently and Securely

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2015) - Accellion, Inc., the leading provider of private cloud solutions for secure file sharing and collaboration that ensure data security and compliance, today announced continued momentum in the government vertical for its award winning kiteworks secure content platform.

The Federal Government's Cloud First policy is increasing demand for cloud-based solutions. As the leading provider of private cloud file sharing and collaboration solutions, Accellion provides agencies and their mobilized employees maximum control and security over information sharing. Accellion offers a private cloud deployment on-premise or on Amazon EC2 and also supports hybrid cloud deployments so that agencies can combine on-premise and hosted private cloud deployments.

"95 percent of our data must be kept confidential, driving us to find a secure mode to exchange information with parents, between staff members, and with the community at large," commented Josh Kuntz, ISO, Texas Juvenile Justice Department. "Accellion was the only solution that met our strict security guidelines, yet made it easy for non-technical individuals to use."

Some of Accellion's government customers include:

  • California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
  • City of North Vancouver
  • City of Pleasanton (CA)
  • County of Sacramento (CA)
  • County of Santa Clara (CA)
  • Government of Saskatchewan, Information Technology Office
  • Edmonton Police Service
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • National Park Service - Bureau of Industry and Security
  • Turlock Irrigation District

"Government agencies need solutions designed to meet very specific and very demanding security and compliance requirements," commented Vidhya Ranganathan, SVP for Products at Accellion. "We have a proven track record of successfully providing Federal, State and Local government agencies with secure file sharing solutions that meet the strictest of these security requirements."

Key security and administration capabilities of the kiteworks secure content platform include:

  • FIPS 140-2 Certified

  • Encryption keys ownership

  • Auditing and reporting

  • Anti-Virus

  • LDAP/AD, SSO, Two-factor authentication Online viewer

  • DLP

  • Remote wipe

  • eDiscovery

  • App whitelisting

  • Offline PIN

  • Policy-based content retention

  • Restricted admin access to content

  • User-friendly DRM with watermarking, view-only, and file withdraw capabilities

Accellion will be exhibiting at the Federal Mobile Computing Summit August 12 in Washington, D.C. and showcasing the kiteworks secure content platform. Please visit Accellion at Booth #38 or online at for more information.

About Accellion

Accellion, Inc. is the leading provider of private cloud file sharing and collaboration solution. More than 12 million users and 2,000 of the world's leading corporations and government agencies use Accellion to enable secure access to enterprise content from any device, thereby increasing business productivity and ensuring enterprise security and compliance. For more information please visit or call (650) 485-4300. Follow Accellion's Blog, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Accellion and kiteworks are 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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