PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2015) - Accellion, Inc., the leading provider of private cloud solutions for secure file sharing and collaboration that ensure data security and compliance, today announced it has been rated the number one choice for file sharing amongst large law firms, its second year in a row, by the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA).

According to the recently released ILTA 2015 Technology Survey, more than one third of global law firms employing 350 attorneys or more report using Accellion for hosted file sharing and large file transfers. The 2015 Technology Survey contains input of 420 firms representing more than 88,000 attorneys and 185,000 total users.

It should be noted that security was the number one concern among respondents. Specifically, information security, governance and compliance were listed as top priorities with attorneys as well as regulators and clients. In addition, attorneys noted increased focus on encryption capabilities and balancing security with ease of use.

"In an industry marked by complexity and high stakes, it's no surprise that risk mitigation is a top concern among legal and legal IT professionals," commented Yorgen Edholm, CEO of Accellion. "The ability to share and collaborate on client documents securely therefore is also top priority. With a private cloud infrastructure, unified access to content, and a blue chip legal customer base, Accellion is uniquely positioned to enable attorneys to serve their clients efficiently and securely."

The kiteworks secure content platform is designed to provide the highest levels of security and compliance while simultaneously enabling law firms and other enterprise organizations the ability to manage sensitive information wherever it is stored from a single pane of glass.

Accellion's legal customers include leading law firms around the globe: Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, Kaye Scholer LLP, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, Ropes & Gray, LLP, Dentons Canada Services Limited Partnership, Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, Williams & Connolly LLP, Latham & Watkins LLP, Bingham McCutchen LLP, Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP, Foley & Lardner, LLP, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Arnold & Porter, SNR Denton, Cooley LLP, Hogan Lovells, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.

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Accellion, Inc. provides the leading secure content platform that increases enterprise productivity and ensures data security and compliance. 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.

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