Imprivata Named a CRN Top 25 Coolest Emerging Vendor

Imprivata Receives Top Accolades for Both Product and iPartner Program

LEXINGTON, MA July 13, 2009 Imprivata®, Inc., the employee access management company, today announced that it has been selected by Everything Channel as a CRN Emerging Technology Vendor. In addition, Imprivata was named one of the 25 Coolest Emerging Vendors of 2009, a selection of the 25 coolest and most innovative technology companies from this year's list of 140 Emerging Vendors.

CRN's Emerging Tech Vendors identifies industry leading technology providers who are delivering partner’s lucrative innovative technology unavailable from industry giants. The vendors who make the CRN Emerging Technology Vendor list were founded in 2001 or later, have revenue under $1 billion and have an active U.S. channel strategy.

“Solution providers seek out innovative vendors that create new and innovative ideas to help them build revenue and customer loyalty. Our Emerging Tech list is where solution providers go to find these vendors. We congratulate all of the vendors for their innovation and creativity and their commitment to the technology sales channel,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice president and editorial director, Everything Channel.

The Imprivata iPartner Program helps reseller organizations capitalize on the fast-growing identity and access management market by offering innovative products to secure desktops, networks and applications. Imprivata’s partner network now has a presence in more than 40 countries, with expertise in key industry vertical areas including healthcare, government, financial services, utilities, telcos, retail and entertainment.

“Imprivata’s success in the identity and access management market is a direct result of the hard work and commitment of our channel partners and resellers,” said Omar Hussain, president and CEO, Imprivata. “Our OneSign Platform has equipped our more than 200 partners worldwide with the most innovative and robust solution available. We are pleased to be recognized as one of this year’s top emerging technology companies and we look forward to developing our iPartner program even further to capitalize on the growing need for strong employee access management solutions.”

Imprivata’s OneSign Platform enables secure employee access, improves user productivity and lowers overall costs, helping to protect critical information assets at a growing number of healthcare organizations. OneSign seamlessly integrates strong authentication, enterprise single sign-on, physical access control, user provisioning and event reporting to provide one automated employee information access policy that’s managed and enforced within a single, easy-to-use administrative framework.

For additional information on becoming an Imprivata partner, please visit /partners.

Everything Channel (,
Everything Channel is the one-stop shop for accessing, enabling, managing and accelerating technology sales channels. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides innovative sales and marketing solutions to arm the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.

About Imprivata
Imprivata secures employee access to desktops, networks, applications and transactions. Its appliance-based, employee access management platform, OneSign, enables organizations to protect enterprise information assets while improving user productivity. By strengthening user authentication, streamlining application access and simplifying compliance reporting across multiple computing environments, customers realize substantial IT Help Desk and administration cost savings, while achieving the security standards they demand.
Imprivata is a recognized leader in Authentication and Access Management, receiving numerous product awards and top review ratings from leading industry publications and analysts. Headquartered in Lexington, Mass., Imprivata partners with over 200 resellers, and serves the access security needs of more than 800 customers around the world. For more information, please visit

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