SOURCE: Nexgate

Nexgate

November 20, 2013 09:15 ET

Nexgate Honored With a 2013 Award of Excellence for Best Technology Innovation by the Society for New Communications Research

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 20, 2013) - Nexgate is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a 2013 SNCR Award of Excellence in the Technology Innovation/Best New Technology category of the Society for New Communications Research (SNCR) Excellence in New Communications Awards program. The prestigious awards program honors individuals and organizations for the exemplary use of digital, mobile and social media. The Award of Excellence was presented to Nexgate at the 8th Annual SNCR Symposium & Awards Gala in Boston, MA on November 7, 2013.

Nexgate, an innovator in social media brand protection and compliance, provides a cloud-based service allowing organizations to centrally discover, audit, and protect their presence and accounts on the social web. This solves the rising infrastructure brand protection and compliance challenges that organizations face by preventing social account sprawl, stopping social account hacks and tampering, and removing abusive, exploitative, and offensive content.

"Nexgate has demonstrated true innovation in social media security, and it is our privilege to honor them with the Excellence in Technology award," said SNCR Senior Fellow Paul Gillin, chair of the SNCR Excellence Awards committee. "The company's solutions are lauded by some of the world's largest brands, and help enable a secure social enterprise."

"We are honored to receive the award for Excellence in Technology Innovation/Best New Technology from SNCR," said Dan Nadir, VP of Product Management at Nexgate. "We are committed to engineering great technology to help enterprises protect their brands in social media from fraud, abuse, account hacks, and compliance risks, and this award is great recognition of the tremendous effort and accomplishments of our team."

Award nominations were submitted as case studies, and reviewed by a panel of SNCR Fellows. In addition to the top award winners in each division and category, Commendations of Merit and Commendations of Excellence were presented to five other organizations that submitted case studies in the awards program. In its eighth-year history, SNCR has honored nearly 300 organizations and individuals through this prestigious awards program and all the winning case studies will be published on http://sncr.org.

About the Society for New Communications Research
The Society for New Communications Research is a global nonprofit 501(c)(3) research and education foundation, think tank, and public service organization, dedicated to the advanced study of the latest developments in new and emerging communications tools and technologies such as digital, social media, and mobile, and their effect on business, culture, and society. For more information, visit: http://www.sncr.org/.

About Nexgate
Nexgate provides cloud-based brand protection and compliance for enterprise social media accounts. Its patent-pending technology seamlessly integrates with the leading social media platforms and applications to find and audit brand affiliated accounts, control connected applications, detect and remediate compliance risks, archive communications, and detect fraud and account hacking.

Nexgate is based in San Francisco, California, and is used by some of the world's largest financial services, pharmaceutical, Internet security, manufacturing, media, and retail organizations to discover, audit and protect their social infrastructure.