Accellion, Inc. is a private cloud solutions company focused on secure file sharing and collaboration. Users are able to access, edit, and share enterprise content from any device while maintaining compliance and security. Accellion software supports deployment on-premises or off-premises; in a public, private, or hybrid cloud or FIPS 140-2 certified environment. Accellion was founded in 1999, and originally focused on providing distributed file storage management and backup technology. Beginning in 2005, the company moved its headquarters to Palo Alto, CA and concentrated its business on file transfer technology. From 2009 to 2012, the company grew increasingly focused on the security and compliance aspects of file sharing. In April 2012, Accellion raised $12 million in venture funding from Riverwood Capital, bringing the companys total funding to over $45 million.