Imprivata Rated Strong Positive in Enterprise Single Sign-On Marketscope Report

Innovative Technology, Volume of New Customers and Strong Partnerships Attributed to Top Ranking

LEXINGTON, MA—September 14, 2010—Imprivata®, Inc., the company that simplifies and secures user access, today announced that it has received a Strong Positive rating in Gartner’s report entitled, “MarketScope For Enterprise Single Sign-on1.” Strong Positive is the highest possible Marketscope rating and a vendor rated as such is viewed to be a provider of strategic products, services or solutions. Gartner advises current customers 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.

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. New technologies such as One-Touch “Follow Me” Desktops, Enhanced Transaction-level Authentication and Walk-Away Security for Unattended Desktops are being quickly adopted by customers seeking to strengthen user authentication, streamline application access and simplify compliance reporting. Imprivata also recently announced its partnership with VMware enabling customers to leverage the value of virtual desktops with fast and secure user access to improve workflow and increase productivity.

“We are delighted with Gartner’s Strong Positive rating of Imprivata based on analysis of OneSign SSO – the cornerstone of our product platform,” said Omar Hussain, president and CEO of Imprivata. “Our history of working closely with customers and the industry’s most advanced technologists to develop practical solutions has positioned Imprivata well as industries are increasingly driven to secure, monitor and report on user access to data, all while improving productivity. This is especially true in healthcare, where Imprivata has become the de facto standard for fast and secure access to applications.”

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.

About the MarketScope

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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. 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

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. All other product or company names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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