February 4, 2011 — Campbell, Calif., – YouSendIt, the global leader in secure digital content delivery, announced today that the company has received a Red Herring Global 100 Award. The award honors leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia, as well as startup innovations and technologies across their respective industries.
"We're excited to be included in Red Herring's Global 100 and view this as a testament to the company's rapid growth, and leadership in the growing market for file mobility solutions," said Brian Curry, vice president, product and business strategy at YouSendIt. "YouSendIt remains committed to providing an easy-to-use service that enhances productivity for both individuals and corporations in today's evolving digital world."
Red Herring's Global 100 list identifies promising new companies and entrepreneurs that change the way people live and work. Companies are evaluated on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, including financial performance, technological innovation, management quality, strategy, and market penetration.
"Choosing the best out of the previous three years was by no means a small feat," said Alex Vieux, Chairman of Red Herring. "After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed down our list from 1,200 potential companies to 200 finalists. Trying to get it down to 100 companies was a task upon itself. YouSendIt, Inc. should be extremely proud of its achievement, the competition was difficult."
More than 15 million users and 2,500 corporations rely on YouSendIt to securely send, receive and track files of all types. It is used to transfer files that are too large to send via e-mail and eliminates the need for expensive overnight couriers and cumbersome FTP sites. Users can access the service through the YouSendIt website, or through a variety of plug-ins that seamlessly integrate with popular business applications like Microsoft Office or Adobe Photoshop.
Hightail (formerly YouSendIt) helps more than 40 million professionals around the world securely share and control files from anywhere.