Imprivata and Secureway Join Forces to Meet Growing Need for Fast and Secure Access to Applications

User Productivity, Data Security and Government Compliance Drive Imprivata OneSign Adoption in the Middle East

Dubai, UAE—October 17, 2010—Today at Gitex 2010, Imprivata®, Inc., the company that simplifies and secures user access, and Secureway, the leader in IT Security Market Value Added Distribution in the Middle East and Africa, announced that they are partnering to address the growing workflow and security challenges faced by companies, hospitals and government organizations in the region. Their combined technology leadership, broad reach and superior services are helping customers to strengthen user authentication, streamline application access and simplify compliance reporting.

“Our decision to partner with Imprivata is a testament to the quality of the OneSign platform,” commented Fari Boustantchi, CEO at SecureWay. “SecureWay has a reputation for adding value in the Middle East and Africa by carefully selecting only market leading technologies for the comprehensive IT security solutions that we deliver. Imprivata OneSign’s clear leadership in the authentication and access management space makes it a perfect complement for our portfolio.”

In its recently published “MarketScope For Enterprise Single Sign-on1”, Gartner rated Imprivata as Strong Positive, the highest possible Marketscope rating. Imprivata has fortified its enterprise single sign-on (ESSO) market leadership position by delivering innovative capabilities, adding customers at an impressive rate, and engaging in key partnerships over the past year. Gartner advises current customers of vendors rated as Strong Positive to continue with planned investments, and potential customers to consider a vendor in this category as a strong choice for strategic investments. A copy of the report can be found here.

“The need to secure data, comply with government regulations and improve user productivity has presented a tremendous opportunity for Imprivata in North America and Europe,” said Omar Hussain, president and CEO at Imprivata. “We have become the trusted advisor to more than 1,000 customers and now the time is right for Imprivata to bring OneSign to the Middle East. With SecureWay’s understanding of the local markets, solid IT security background and breadth of reach we are looking forward to extending our success by solving these same issues for customers in this region.”

See Imprivata OneSign in the SecureWay stand at Gitex 2010, September 17-21

SecureWay stand Z-M1 in Za’beel Hall -Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre

Centrally managed from a single administrative console, Imprivata OneSign secures access across Windows, host-based, Citrix and virtual desktop environments. OneSign empowers organizations to balance the need for stronger security with improved user workflow and productivity. The solution also reduces the time and complexity of complying with regulated access control requirements and password management costs that consume IT help desk resources. Key Imprivata OneSign features include One-Touch “Follow Me” Desktops, Automatic Desktop Locking, Enhanced Transaction-level Authentication, Walk-Away Security for Unattended Desktops, Shared Workstations and Fast User Switching, built-in support for a broad range of authentication and multiple card types, Self-Service Password Reset and seamless integration with context management solutions.

About Imprivata

Imprivata is the leading independent vendor focused on simplifying and securing user access. By strengthening user authentication, streamlining application access and simplifying compliance reporting across multiple computing environments, customers realize substantial IT helpdesk and administration cost savings, while achieving the security standards they demand.

Imprivata has received numerous product awards and top review ratings from leading industry publications and analysts, including a Strong Positive rating in Gartner’s 2010 ESSO Marketscope. Headquartered in Lexington, Mass., Imprivata partners with over 200 resellers, and serves the access security needs of more than 1,000 customers around the world. For more information, please visit

About SecureWay

Secureway Network Distributors are the Middle East's Specialist Value Added Distributors in the IT Security & Mobility Industry. Secureway Network Distributors offers Middle East Value Added Resellers an excellent opportunity to capitalize on their growing customer bases by providing End to End IT security solutions, while assisting them in the full lifecycle of the project. With focus on pure Value-Added Distribution, Secureway Network Distributors has the global backup and local experience to deliver an unparalleled level of service, support, logistics and competitive pricing to the Middle East IT marketplace.

Secureway brings market leaders to the Middle East region. Our vendors are all leaders in their domain, usually with no solid presence in the region. We keep a constant eye on technology leaders in specialist security markets and add them to our portfolio, this also encompasses adding new IT security start-up vendors, and these new vendors with their unique technology are the stars of tomorrow. We do keep our vendor portfolio limited to enable focused manageability.

Imprivata is a registered trademark of Imprivata, Inc. in the USA and other countries. All Imprivata products are trademarks of Imprivata, Inc. in the USA and other countries.

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