Remotium, a San Mateo, Calif.-based startup that helps companies manage the security risks of mobile devices, was named the Most Innovative Company at the start of the RSA Conference on Monday. The company, which has not yet raised any venture funding, was one of 10 finalists in the startup competition, which featured VC-backed Bromium, Skyhigh Networks and Nok Nok Labs, among others. Last year’s winner of the Innovation Sandbox competition was Appthority, which months later raised $6.25 million from Venrock, U.S. Venture Partners and Gunderson Dettmer.
Remotium Named “Most Innovative Company at RSA® Conference 2013”
Remotium Chosen for Its Solution to Pressing Enterprise BYOD Management Challenges
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- RSA Conference (www.rsaconference.com), the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, today named Remotium, “Most Innovative Company at RSA® Conference 2013.” Remotium was selected from a group of ten finalists presenting at the Conference’s annual Innovation Sandbox program, a half-day interactive event dedicated to encouraging out of the box ideas and the exploration of new technologies created by emerging information security companies.
- Remotium won the award based on its potential to impact the broad and pressing enterprise BYOD challenge through a data management approach, all while still enabling employees to comfortably use their own preferred devices.
- Innovation Sandbox’s panel of esteemed judges, Asheen Chandna, Partner at Greylock Partners; Paul Kocher, President of Cryptography Research; George Hoyem, Investment Partner at In-Q-Tel; Alastair Goldfisher, Editor at Venture Capital Journal and Gerhard Eschelbeck, CTO & SVP at Sophos, deliberated over a record number of submissions before determining finalists and ultimately awarding [company] with the 2013 crown.
- Past winners of Innovation Sandbox include Appthority, Invincea and Alert Enterprise.
“Innovation Sandbox’s ten finalists exceeded expectations by providing innovative ideas and solutions to conquer old, new and mounting information security obstacles,” said Sandra Toms LaPedis, Area Vice President and General Manager of RSA Conference. “Remotium demonstrated they were the most innovative by creating a scalable and easily deployable solution to the ever-growing enterprise BYOD challenge. We look forward to watching Remotium grow and expand in the coming years as we believe they will make a great impact on security’s future.”
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