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Acellion Adds Kandy to Enhance Real-Time Collaboration Capabilities for its Market-Leading Enterprise Mobile Content Platform

Monday, March 2, 2015

Kandy’s advanced collaboration capabilities combined with Accellion’s secure content management features offer enterprises improved productivity and secure communications for their mobile workforce

Barcelona, March 2, 2015 – GENBAND, a leading developer of real-time communications software solutions, today announced that Accellion, a leading provider of secure enterprise mobile solutions has selected  Kandy, a communications Platform-as-a-Service, to enhance collaboration in its kiteworks™ solution. The kiteworks by Accellion solution enables business users to securely create, access, and share up-to-date enterprise content anytime, anywhere.  Now with Kandy, kiteworks users can take advantage of a more personal, secure interactive communications experience with real-time video, talk and chat.   

“Kandy provides us with a leading-edge collaboration tool that perfectly complements our kiteworks secure mobile content platform,” said, Vidhya Ranganathan, SVP of Product at Accellion. “Kandy’s advanced communications capabilities, combined with the mobile content management features of kiteworks, provides a next-generation platform for enterprises to enable employees to securely create, review and collaborate in real-time, regardless of where they may be.”

kiteworks’ secure mobile content platform enables mobile workers to access and share enterprise data, wherever. With secure universal access to enterprise and cloud content stores, and integrated mobile productivity tools, kiteworks makes it possible for organizations to realize productivity gains from a mobile workforce, without introducing data security risks. Kandy is a one-of-a-kind platform that allows anyone to easily embed real-time communications functionalities such as IM, voice and one-touch instant multi-party video into existing applications and business processes.

“Some of the largest organizations and government agencies around the globe are leveraging Accellion’s trusted solutions to ensure data security and compliance – so we are delighted to complement kiteworks with the real-time communications capabilities that Kandy offers,” said Paul Pluschkell, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Cloud Services for GENBAND and Co-Founder of Kandy. “kiteworks and Kandy together empower today’s enterprise workforce to collaborate freely in the mode of their choice whether its video, voice or chat no matter where they choose to work, while not having to worry about security risks.”

The Kandy and kiteworks solutions will be on display at Mobile World Congress at the GENBAND booth located in Hall 2, Booth 2l31.

Key Takeaways:

  • Kandy’s real-time communications capabilities are being embedded into the kiteworks solution, to further enhance how mobile workers can securely collaborate with coworkers, partners and customers.
  • When employees open up their kiteworks solution, they will now have the capability to securely chat with other users about a contract they are working on, see if a coworker is also online in the kiteworks app, or have a video call with their boss to finalize last-minute project details before submitting a contract to a customer.
  • Kandy provides APIs, SDKs and Quick Starts for an entire portfolio of real-time communications capabilities that are embedded into business applications.

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About Accellion

Accellion, Inc. provides the leading mobile content platform to increase enterprise productivity and ensure data security and compliance. The foremost provider of private cloud solutions for secure mobile content management, Accellion offers enterprise organizations the scalability, flexibility, control and security to enable a mobile workforce with the tools they need to create, access and share information securely, wherever work takes them. More than 12 million users and 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; Indiana University Health; Kaiser Permanente; Lovells; Bridgestone; Harvard University; Guinness World Records; US Securities and Exchange Commission; and NASA use Accellion solutions to increase business productivity, protect intellectual property, ensure compliance and reduce IT costs. For more information please visit www.accellion.com or call (650) 485-4300. Follow Accellion’s BlogTwitterFacebook and LinkedIn.

About Kandy

GENBAND’s Kandy communications Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) is a real-time software development platform, built from GENBAND’s core communications, presence, security and real-time technologies. Kandy enables service providers, enterprises, software vendors, systems integrators, partners and developers to enrich their applications and services with real-time contextual communications, providing a more engaging user experience. With Kandy, companies of all sizes and types can quickly embed real-time communications capabilities into their existing applications and business processes. For more information visit kandy.io.

About GENBAND

GENBAND is a global leader in real-time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries.  The company’s Network Modernization, Unified Communications, Mobility and Embedded Communications solutions enable its customers to quickly capitalize on growing market segments and introduce differentiating products, applications and services. GENBAND’s market-leading solutions, which are deployable in the network, on premise or through the cloud, help its customers connect people to each other and address the growing demands of today’s consumers and businesses for real-time communications wherever they happen to be. To learn more visit www.genband.com.

GENBAND, the GENBAND logo and icon and Kandy are trademarks of GENBAND.

Company Contacts:



Dennis Watson

GENBAND US PR

+1.972.521.5921        

Dennis.Watson@genband.com

Catherine Berthier

GENBAND International PR

+1.646.741.1974

Catherine.Berthier@genband.com

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