Egnyte Chosen as AlwaysOn OnDemand 100 Winner

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Egnyte, the provider of the industry's most comprehensive enterprise file-sharing platform, today announced the company has been named to the AlwaysOn OnDemand Top 100 list. This list features companies with game-changing approaches and technologies that are disrupting entrenched markets and excel in the following categories: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.

"This year, the top cloud infrastructure, SaaS, and on-demand software players are making serious inroads into the enterprise and business community. Cloud storage wars and excellent software offerings are making the cloud an even more attractive place to do business. Both business and consumer users are migrating to the cloud in droves, bringing us into a new digital age filled with opportunity," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "This year's OnDemand 100 winners list is jam packed with companies that are using the cloud to create and host imaginative, versatile apps. Mobile, business, consumer—the on-demand universe is propelling the entire global Silicon Valley into an interdependent, connected, and mobile future."

Egnyte provides an enterprise platform that enables companies to share 100 percent of their files when, where and how they choose. The platform combines the speed and security of local storage with the accessibility of the cloud, increasing productivity of workforces by limiting downtime to access and share business data. Egnyte has been named one of the top technology innovators and game changers that is bringing the next generation of technology to the enterprise.

"We're thrilled to be recognized by AlwaysOn as one of the industry's Top 100 innovators and game changers," said Vineet Jain, CEO and co-founder at Egnyte. "This award recognizes that we've created a unique and truly innovative solution that provides bottom-line value to our customers by helping them get easy, reliable and secure access to 100% of their files, while leveraging their existing storage investments."

Egnyte and the OnDemand Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's OnDemand event on June 4, 2014, at Draper University in San Mateo, CA. This exclusive event features a high-level debate and discourse on leading trends and opportunities in the SaaS, cloud, on-demand, and mobile enterprise sectors. Egnyte's Co-Founder and VP of Products Rajesh Ram will also be speaking on an industry panel at the event on June 4.

A full list of all the OnDemand 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website:

About Egnyte

Egnyte powers enterprise file sharing and access for more than 40,000 customers globally. The award-winning platform optimally balances IT's need for security, control, and compliance with users' demands for simple access to highly sensitive documents stored on-premises and low sensitivity documents stored in the cloud. Founded in 2007, Egnyte is a privately-held company headquartered in Mountain View, CA. It is backed by venture capital firms Polaris Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Northgate Capital Group, Google Ventures, Floodgate Fund, and strategic partners Seagate Technology, CenturyLink and an unnamed major storage vendor. Please visit or call 1-877-7EGNYTE for more information.

About AlwaysOn

AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn's mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.

CONTACT: US Press & Media Contact Chimene Stewart, Egnyte Phone: 1-650-980-4197 Email: EMEA Press & Media Contact Paul Maher, Positive Marketing Phone: 0208 237 1104 Email: pmaher@positivemarketing.orgSource:Egnyte, Inc.