Egress Software Technologies Named as Finalists for Organisational Excellence at the 2014 UK IT Industry Awards

Market-leading encryption services provider shortlisted for "Services Company of the Year" at the 2014 BCS and Computing UK IT Industry Awards.

London, United Kingdom, September 10, 2014 --( In recognition for their excellence in provisioning IT systems, Egress Software Technologies today announces their shortlisting for ‘Services Company of the Year’ at the 2014 UK IT Industry Awards.

The UK IT Industry Awards celebrate best practice, innovation and excellence throughout the IT profession, with the ‘Services Company of the Year’ category championing the individual organisation that has achieved both significant business success, and demonstrated high levels of customer satisfaction and business benefits from its users in the past 12 months.

Discussing this year’s finalists, Director for Professionalism at BCS Adam Thilthorpe said: “As the Chartered Institute for IT I’d like to congratulate this year’s finalists. They showcase not only the innovation and the professionalism of those working in IT, but also demonstrate the importance of IT in delivering business and social benefit.”

Stuart Sumner, Editor of Computing, added: “I would like to congratulate the finalists. The UK IT Industry Awards are rigorously judged and to be announced as a finalist is a great achievement.”

Commenting on today’s announcement, Egress CEO Tony Pepper states: “As the first, and currently only, provider to offer a Government CPA Foundation Grade certified email encryption product, Egress has demonstrated its commitment to delivering innovative and flexible encryption services in an ever-growing and ever-changing industry. Also within the last 12 months, we have proven our excellence in service delivery by securing ISO27001:2013 certification and customer service satisfaction ratings of over 98%.”

“We are delighted to be shortlisted for the 2014 UK IT Industry Awards. In 2011, our encryption services platform, Egress Switch, was recognised as ‘Security Innovation of the Year’ for its unique approach to delivering encryption technology to users across all industries. Following further investment and continued successful delivery to an ever-growing customer base through the Egress Trust Network, Egress was named ‘Cloud Provider of the Year’ in 2013. This year’s shortlisting builds upon this endorsement and further strengthens our work to provide end-users with a broad and flexible encryption services platform that aligns itself to organisational requirements and delivers real business value.”

The award ceremony will take place on Wednesday 12th November at the Battersea Park Events Arena, London.

For more information about this press release, contact Rebecca Bailey – Marketing and Communications, Egress Software Technologies:
Tel: +44 (0) 207 624 8500

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

As the first, and currently only, CESG CPA Foundation Grade certified email encryption product on the market, Switch Secure Email enables customers to share highly sensitive information over the internet, without the need to manage external third party credentials. The award-winning Switch portfolio of products also includes Secure File Transfer, Secure Web Form and the latest online collaboration offering, Secure Workspace.

Using patented key management, the platform utilises a unique community-based licensing model known as 'the Egress Trust Network' that consists of paying and free Switch subscribers, who are able to share information securely with one another using a single global identity.
Egress Software Technologies Ltd
Rebecca Bailey
+44 (0)207 624 8500