Imprivata Selected as a CDW Sapphire Partner to Provide Identity Management Products and Solutions

Successful Joint Customers Lead to Expanded Relationship and Benefit from Enhanced Collaboration Between Companies

LEXINGTON, MA August 12, 2008 Imprivata®, Inc., the converged authentication and access management company, today announced that its partnership has been expanded with CDW Corporation, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government and education. Imprivata is now a member of its Sapphire Partner Program, CDW’s proactive approach to embracing breakout technologies and the companies that offer them. Through its partnership with CDW, Imprivata’s OneSign® Single Sign-On (SSO) solution has been successfully deployed by joint customers United Regional Healthcare, Verity Credit Union, Lake Forest Hospital, and Montecito Bank and Trust.

“OneSign is designed to be easy to install and manage, making it the clear choice for organizations looking to take advantage of converged security technologies,” said Omar Hussain, president and CEO of Imprivata. “By teaming with CDW, we will help shared customers in several industries improve security and maximize employee productivity. We are pleased to be a member of CDW’s Sapphire Partner Program—and are looking forward to building on this already successful partnership.”

“CDW is pleased to welcome Imprivata into our Sapphire Partner Program,” said Matt Troka, CDW vice president of partner and product management. “Imprivata and CDW have had a fruitful start helping clients take advantage of the combined technology and services expertise of the two companies. The Sapphire Partner Program underscores CDW’s commitment to work with market leaders like Imprivata that are re-shaping today’s technology landscape.”

CDW designed the Sapphire Partner Program to increase customer access to industry players that represent emerging trends in the technology marketplace, allowing CDW to stay ahead of product life cycles and meet customer needs as innovative products and services reach maturity. Companies designated as CDW Sapphire Partners work closely with CDW account managers and technology specialists to provide information, advice and support for products and solutions of increasing interest to CDW customers.

About Imprivata
Imprivata is the converged authentication and access management company. Its OneSign platform helps organizations safeguard enterprise information assets by enabling secure employee access to networks and applications—improving user productivity and convenience, while reducing the time, risk and cost of complying with data privacy and protection regulations. OneSign has received top ratings in product reviews throughout the industry and has been awarded numerous accolades from leading publications including Information Security, InfoWorld and SC Magazine. Headquartered in Lexington, Mass., Imprivata is one of the fastest growing IAM companies with more than 575 customers and over 200 partners around the world.For more information, visit
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