Partnership enables SMBs to prevent security breaches at the file transfer source

November 9, 2010

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DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Palisade Systems and Accellion today announced a partnership that enables small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to prevent security breaches at the file transfer source. Integrating Palisade's data loss prevention (DLP) solutions with Accellion's managed file transfer solutions enables SMBs operating in a cloud environment to quickly and easily protect their confidential information from internal and external threats.

Protecting confidential information from accidental and malicious threats is an issue with which organizations of every size struggle. Monitoring, tracking and protecting this information is essential for demonstrating compliance with HIPAA, GLBA, FDA and other industry regulations. Combining Palisade's DLP solution, which protects unauthorized sharing of information, with Accellion's secure file transfer solution; SMBs are provided with a comprehensive solution for safely sharing digital files.

"Combining Palisade's policy-based DLP solution with the Accellion Secure File Transfer Solution provides SMBs with the necessary tools to ensure the safety of their confidential data," said Yorgen H. Edholm, president and CEO, Accellion. "By offering these solutions in the cloud we are making it easier and more affordable for SMBs by eliminating large upfront capital investments; they simply pay a subscription and can add or subtract capacity whenever they chose for immediate results."

"At Palisade, we are focused on delivering DLP solutions, and recognize that our customers look to us to help them fully protect their data with trusted solutions," said Donald Schoen, interim CEO, Palisade Systems. "By partnering with industry leader, Accellion, we can offer our customers end to end data protection. Accellion's Secure File Transfer is an ideal companion to Palisade's DLP products offering benefits to our combined customer bases."

Under the terms of the partnership, Palisade and Accellion will sell each other's technologies and recommend each other's solutions to customers looking for compatible security solutions.

About Palisade Systems

Palisade Systems, Inc. is an industry leader in the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) market. Palisade's patented DLP product, PacketSure, is the industry's only all-in-one appliance that can be installed and running in less than one hour. PacketSure helps organizations proactively secure sensitive and proprietary intellectual property from leaving data networks, defines and enforces access to internal network resources, and enforces compliance with federal privacy and industry security regulations such as HIPAA and GLBA. ComplianceSafe, the company's flagship SaaS product provides easy-to-implement, cost-effective DLP solutions for small businesses. For more information, please visit or contact Palisade by telephone at 1.888.824.0720. Follow Palisade on Twitter, @PalisadeDLP or @ComplianceSafe

Palisade Systems, the Palisade Systems Logo, ComplianceSafe, and PacketSure are trademarks, registered trademarks, or service marks of Palisade Systems. All other trademarks are the property of their registered owners. Follow Palisade's blog, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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