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Exinda Selected as 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Global Winner

Industry leading media brand recognizes Exinda's leadership, momentum as market embraces next-gen application assurance, Internet Control solutions

BOSTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exinda, a global provider of WAN Optimization 2.0 and application performance assurance solutions, announced that it has won Red Herring's 2012 Top 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year's most innovative private technology companies and entrepreneurs from around the globe for their innovations and technologies across their respective industries.


As networking priorities evolve away from throughput maximization and towards delivering a predictable experience for users, customers around the world are embracing Exinda's WAN optimization 2.0 and Internet Control solutions. Exinda's policy-based approach to assuring performance for the applications most critical to the customer's business has led to the company's significant growth. Exinda's policy-based network optimization and control solutions provide enterprises visibility and insight into their network traffic, allowing them to contain recreational and P2P traffic, and giving them unprecedented control over their network.

"It's a tremendous achievement to be recognized as a global leader in such a competitive business and technology environment, and we are very pleased to be honored with the 2012 Red Herring Global 100 award," said Exinda CMO Nolan Rosen. "2012 has been a very strong year for Exinda as customers around the world adopt the company's WAN Optimization 2.0 solutions, and we are well poised to continue that momentum in 2013 and beyond."

The Red Herring editorial team selected the companies demonstrating the most innovative technologies and business models originating from more than 1,000 companies from over 40 countries. Red Herring's editorial staff evaluated the companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy, and market penetration.

This assessment of potential is complemented by a review of the track record and standing of startups relative to their peers, allowing Red Herring to see past the "buzz" and make the list a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models from around the world. The companies chosen represent winners of past Red Herring Asia, Europe and North America awards.

Red Herring's Top 100 Global list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype,, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work. 

"Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat," said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. "After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across Global to the Top 100 Winners. We believe Exinda embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Exinda should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was the strongest it has ever been."

About Exinda

Exinda is a leading global supplier of WAN optimization and Internet traffic control solutions. Exinda enables organizations to assure a predictable user experience for strategic business applications through policy-based WAN optimization and Internet Control that intelligently allocate network bandwidth and optimize traffic based on the priorities of the business. The company has helped more than 2,500 organizations in over 80 countries worldwide assure application performance, improve the end-user experience, contain recreational applications and reduce network operating costs for the IT executive. For more information, please visit


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