SOURCE: Xceedium, Inc.

Xceedium, Inc.

March 01, 2010 08:00 ET

Xceedium Named a 2010 Global Product Excellence Finalist by Info Security Products Guide Awards

Access Control and Audit Leader Starts 2010 With Multiple Security Industry Honors

JERSEY CITY, NJ--(Marketwire - March 1, 2010) -   Xceedium Inc., the leading provider of identity-based access control solutions, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies, has named Xceedium GateKeeper as a finalist for the 2010 Global Product Excellence award in the Auditing Solutions category. This award recognizes security and IT vendors with advanced, groundbreaking products and solutions that raise the bar in all areas of technology. Xceedium received this honor shortly after being named a finalist by Network Products Guide for its prestigious 2010 Hot Companies award.

The Xceedium GateKeeper provides organizations the ability to easily and cost-effectively reduce the complexity and cost of controlling and auditing users accessing critical infrastructure from "any" endpoint. A feature-rich hardened appliance, the GateKeeper is an all-in-one solution that is easy to deploy and maintain. With a blue-chip customer base in both government and commercial sectors, the Xceedium GateKeeper delivers a comprehensive and unique solution for controlling access and auditing privileged users.

"In order to remain competitive, enterprises and government organizations need to provide access to business critical assets by internal employees, contractors, vendors and other third parties in a secure, auditable and compliant fashion," says Aimee Rhodes, Vice President of Marketing, Xceedium. "We are proud to be recognized as a leading industry player for organizations seeking to provide identity based access control to key infrastructure and assets."

2010 Global Product Excellence Award winners will be honored on March 18, 2010 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

About Info Security Products Guide Awards
Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

About Xceedium
Not all "Access Control" is equal. With the Xceedium GateKeeper you can enforce policy, ensure compliance and audit by identity. You can do this for vendors, contractors and privileged employees.

Xceedium Inc. is the leading provider of Identity-Based Access Control solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of controlling users by enforcing role and user-based access policies to demonstrate compliance and decrease business risk. Employing unique and patent-pending technologies, the Xceedium GateKeeper line of hardened appliances enables organizations to extend access to vendors, contractors and privileged users while safeguarding business critical assets and meeting compliance requirements.

The Xceedium GateKeeper does this by monitoring individual user sessions, recording user activities and providing concise reports necessary for audit and compliance. The Xceedium GateKeeper's key differentiator lies in its ability to enforce policy based on the user's explicit privileges. It is deployed in the largest enterprise, government and SMB environments. An ever-expanding client base includes household names in financial services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, retail, MSP and other key verticals.

Xceedium has been honored with a number of prestigious industry awards, including recognition by Forrester Research as a "Hot Company to Watch," by Gartner, Inc. as a "Cool Vendor in Infrastructure Protection 2009," and by Red Herring as a "Top 100 Global Company." For more information, visit, or email to

Contact Information

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    Elizabeth Safran
    Looking Glass Public Relations for Xceedium
    212-740-1037 (office)
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