Mimecast Wins Bronze in Best in Biz Awards 2013

    Impressive growth milestones support Company of the Year award win

    Watertown, MA – Mimecast has been named a bronze winner in the Company of the Year Medium Sized Businesses category for the Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.

    In 2013, Mimecast celebrated its ten year anniversary, and the company has achieved significant employee and financial growth during this time.  In 2012, the company received $62 million in Series C funding that supported further geographical expansion, particularly in the U.S., and solidified its position as a leading cloud email archiving and security provider. Mimecast opened a new, larger North American headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. The company also chose two growing U.S. cities to open offices – Dallas and Chicago – and expanded operations in San Francisco. Over the course of the year, Mimecast also increased its U.S. employee base to represent a third of the company’s overall global workforce.

    The third annual Best in Biz Awards program, focusing on companies based or operating in North America, was the most competitive in its history, with the highest number of awards submissions to date and the most distinguished judging panel yet assembled. More than 500 entries were received this year, from a wide array of public and private companies of all sizes and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada.

    “2013 has been a pivotal year for Mimecast’s employees, customers and partners and we are thrilled to receive this recognition from the Best in Biz Awards,” said Mark Bilbe, General Manager, Mimecast North America.

    Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2013 were determined by an independent panel of 50 judges from top-tier news, business and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms.

    For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2013, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2013-winners.

     

    About Mimecast

    Mimecast (www.mimecast.com) delivers cloud-based email management for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Office 365, including archiving, continuity and security. By unifying disparate and fragmented email environments into one holistic solution that is always available from the cloud, Mimecast minimizes risk and reduces cost and complexity, while providing total end-to-end control of email. Founded in the United Kingdom in 2003, Mimecast serves more than 8,000 customers and two million users worldwide and has offices in Europe, North America, Africa, Australia and the Channel Islands.


    About Best in Biz Awards

    Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in three separate programs annually: North America, EMEA, and International. Entries are currently being accepted in the third annual Best in Biz Awards 2013 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) program, until the final entry deadline on January 24, 2014. Any organization from any industry operating in EMEA may enter any of the more than 50 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the entry process and categories in the EMEA program, please visit: http://emea.bestinbizawards.com.

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    North America 
    Timothy Hamilton
    Public Relations Manager, North America
    +1 (617) 393 7122
    thamilton@mimecast.com

    UK & Europe
    Laura Barnes 
    Senior PR & Communications Manager
    +44 (0)207 847 8700
    lbarnes@mimecast.com

    Africa, Middle East, India & Asia Pacific
    Laura Rapson
    PR & Communications Manager
    +27 11 722 3700
    lrapson@mimecast.com

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