SOURCE: Xceedium Inc.

Xceedium Inc.

January 26, 2011 10:36 ET

Xceedium Awarded "Need to Know" Status by Everything Channel's CRN

New Feature Recognizes Key Players in IT Security

HERNDON, VA--(Marketwire - January 26, 2011) - Xceedium, the leader in Zero Trust Access Control solutions, today announced it has been recognized by Everything Channel's CRN on its "Need To Know" list for the security market. A new monthly feature designed to highlight the key players in a growing market segment, Xceedium was featured among only 60 VARs and vendors. The complete "Need To Know" list for security can be viewed in the January 24 issue of CRN and as a slideshow at CRN.com. 

The Xceedium GateKeeper is the only solution on the market today that allows enterprises to enforce access control on vendors, contractors and IT administrators whether inside or outside of the network; to contain users so that they have access to only the resources they need; and to create an audit trail for proof of compliance with the security mandates of HIPAA, PCI and FISMA, among others.

"The Security 'Need to Know' list is a comprehensive directory of the major players in the security market, making it easy for busy VARs to get in front of the right vendors and the right people in the IT security landscape," said Kelley Damore, Vice President, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. "This list will help VARs navigate through the myriad of new security companies and technologies and, ultimately, find the right opportunities to help them grow their business."

"We're honored that Everything Channel's CRN featured Xceedium as a 'Need to Know' vendor in the security space," said Glenn C. Hazard, chief executive officer of Xceedium. "This recognition highlights the market's need for a strong zero-trust access control solution to ensure information protection and regulatory compliance."

About Xceedium
Xceedium is the leading provider of Zero Trust Access Control solutions. The Xceedium GateKeeper is being used by large and mid-sized enterprises, as well as leading federal government agencies to meet their stringent security and compliance needs. This world-class technology allows organizations to control access to their network based on who the user is, and contains the user to explicit resources, eliminating the risk of allowing un-trusted third parties and privileged users on their networks. Coupled with cutting edge monitoring capabilities it also lets commercial and government organizations easily meet increasing compliance requirements including PCI, FISMA, NIST-800.53, FIPS, HIPAA and NERC. It is FIPS 140-2 Level 2 and EAL2, EAL3 certified with EAL4 in process. For more information, visit http://www.xceedium.com. For more on the GateKeeper, watch our 2-Minute Explainer: http://tinyurl.com/2b8gwuj.

About Everything Channel
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl.

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