September 28, 2011 08:44 ET

IronKey Named a "Coolest Vendor" by CRN

Finalist for "Security Company of the Year"

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 28, 2011) - IronKey, the leader in securing data and online access, was named by CRN to its 25 Coolest Emerging Vendors list. The annual list features the most innovative vendors that not only deliver easy-to-use technology, but can also generate the high margins that solution providers require.

IronKey is also a finalist for CRN UK's "Security Vendor of the Year" award, which goes to the company judged to have made the best overall contribution to business development in the channel.

"IronKey continues to gain momentum globally by working closely with our partners," said IronKey vice president of global channel sales May Mitchell, a 2011 CRN Channel Chief honoree herself. "Our channel partners recognize IronKey solutions as an essential and growing component of their overall security practice. We take great pride in CRN's recognition of our leadership in channel programs."

Over the last year IronKey has successfully expanded its global Elite Partner Program to more than 600 partners worldwide, launched the new Trusted Access for Banking Elite Channel Partner Program and kept IronKey growing at a high double-digit growth rate. As part of this program, IronKey is teaming with banking service providers, such as First Data, to help their bank clients stop online banking fraud and achieve FFIEC (Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council) compliance.

Teaming with a channel partner to address customer data protection and compliance requirements helped IronKey win its largest ever order earlier this year. And earlier this year, IronKey's Elite partner program was recognized by Everything Channel as the first to win a five-star rating in its category.

Contact or your account manager for more information on IronKey's channel partner programs.

About IronKey
Ranked as the 14th best venture-funded company in The Wall Street Journal's "Next Big Thing 2011" survey, IronKey secures data and online access with software and hardware solutions managed through cloud-based services. IronKey's award-winning Trusted Access Platform helps financial institutions reduce the risk of online fraud, achieve compliance with Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) guidelines, and acquire new customers with a competitive advantage. Starting with secure browsing that keeps customers safe from crimeware attacks on their PCs, banks can add multiple layers of security to meet the needs of client risk and value. Visit for more information.

"Introducing IronKey Trusted Access Platform" -- video on industry's first integrated, multi-layer online banking security platform

"IronKey Trusted Access Software Application" - IronKey's downloadable secure browser
FFIEC Compliance Resource Center

"Protecting Online Banking Customers from Evolving Cyber Crime Threats" -- webcast explains the latest bank phishing attacks, the ZeuS Trojan and SpyEye, and why anti-virus software, firewalls and other conventional safeguards are not able to stop these attacks

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