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Gartner recognizes Egress as a representative vendor in the 'Market Guide for Email Encryption'

Gartner recognizes Egress as a representative vendor in the 'Market Guide for Email Encryption'

Jan 11, 2016
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Boston (U.S.) – January 2016 – Egress Software Technologies Inc. has been recognized as a representative vendor in the Gartner ‘Market Guide for Email Encryption’ report, published December 7, 2015.

In the report, Gartner explains how ‘major growth in digital business transactions, regulatory requirements and privacy concerns have invigorated the email encryption market’. Egress Switch Secure Email, one of the leading email encryption products on the market, was evaluated by Gartner as part of its assessment of vendor solutions.

Recognizing the challenges faced by organisations trying to protect highly sensitive data shared both internally and externally, Switch Secure Email offers customers sophisticated levels of choice and control, including:

  • Deployment, either on-premise, hosted or hybrid
  • User authentication and federation utilising ADFS and SAML2 protocol 
  • Access to secured data via desktop, mobile or web applications
  • Control of what recipients do with shared data, including the ability to revoke access in real-time
  • Enhanced features and functionality, including embedded large file transfer and data classification

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About Egress Software Technologies 

Egress Software Technologies Inc. is the leading provider of hosted and on-premise encryption services, designed to secure all forms of electronic information and delivered to customers in the Public and Private Sectors using a single platform: Egress Switch. 

Switch utilizes AES 256-bit FIPS 140-2 approved encryption in order to provide the highest level of security for complete end to end data exchange. In the U.S., Switch helps organizations remain compliant with industry and government standards and regulations designed to safe guard sensitive consumer data, including HIPAA and the GLBA.  

The award-winning Switch portfolio of products includes Secure Email, Secure File Transfer, Secure Web Form and the latest online collaboration offering, Secure Workspace. Using patented key management, the platform utilizes a unique community-based licensing model known as ‘the Egress Trust Network’ that consists of paying and free Switch subscribers, who are able share information securely with one another using a single global identity.

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