ANDOVER, MA " February 17, 2009 " Sentillion, whose identity and access management (IAM) solutions are the most widely implemented in healthcare, today announced that 2008 marked the best performance in the Company's history. In 2008, Sentillion signed 30 new customers, representing over 500,000 new user licenses. In addition, the Company reached an unprecedented industry milestone of 400,000 live users and for the second consecutive year, Vergence' was named the number one Single Sign-On product in the 2008 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services report.
Ending 2008 with a strong Q4, Sentillion signed new customers across the company's suite of solutions for single sign-on (SSO), clinical workstations, identity management and remote access, including:
o Catholic Health East (Newtown Square, PA) o Chelsea & Westminster NHS Foundation Trust (London) o Riverside Health System (Newport News, VA) o University Health Care System (Augusta, GA)
"In today's economic climate, healthcare organizations demand that any investment in technology solutions must not only provide quantifiable value and ROI, but also be delivered by companies that have consistently demonstrated their ability to perform, regardless of the economy or other external circumstances," said Paul Roscoe, president of Sentillion. "As evident by our performance, our customers recognize that Sentillion's solutions can be utilized to overcome a wide array of organizational challenges, such as automating physician workflow, reducing IT costs and resources through user provisioning and protecting hospital systems from vulnerabilities that may lead to an electronic transgression or compliance violation." In addition to marking its 10th anniversary in 2008, Sentillion also achieved several industry milestones including:
o Being ranked #1 in KLAS Enterprises' comprehensive healthcare industry report comparing SSO and context management vendors' performance. The Single Sign-On/Context Management Report (February, 2008) published by the healthcare industry's leading independent research firm, utilized surveys and interviews with 146 healthcare provider organizations and cited Sentillion as the only vendor able to offer both SSO and context management, without requiring a partner. o Having its SSO solution, expreSSO, selected by the largest NHS Trust in the UK, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. After a highly competitive review, Sentillion's SSO solution was selected because of its performance, ease of use and low cost. expreSSO will be rolled out to 10,000 caregivers. o Launching Sentillion Tap & Go, a patent pending, advanced authentication capability that leverages standard passive proximity cards to deliver the easiest sign-on process in the healthcare industry today. Several healthcare organizations are already leveraging Sentillion Tap & Go, including Covenant HealthCare and Duke University Medical Center. o Being positioned in the 2008 Gartner Magic Quadrant for User Provisioning and Enterprise Single Sign-On. In recognition of the innovation and market leadership Sentillion has consistently demonstrated in the healthcare industry, Sentillion is the only "vertical specific" vendor to be included in the Gartner Magic Quadrants.
"I am extremely proud of what our customers have been able to accomplish and the impact it has had on both their organization and ours," said Robert Seliger, CEO and co-founder of Sentillion. "Further, I am also proud of Sentillion's ability to run its business efficiently and profitably, which in tough economic times, ensures that we will continue to be an excellent partner to our customers, through innovation and delivery of the 24x7 support that the healthcare industry demands."
To date, Sentillion has over 150 customers, representing over 875 hospitals across North America, Europe and the United Kingdom, and delivers the most widely deployed single sign-on solutions in healthcare. Sentillion is also responsible for the largest single sign-on deployment in healthcare, which presently provides access to 182 clinical applications for 60,000 users across 54 hospitals and continues to expand in all three areas.
About Sentillion Since 1998, Sentillion has been revolutionising healthcare IT with award winning, industry recognised identity and access management technology. Sentillion has successfully combined patented technology with a deep understanding of the healthcare industry to deliver the most comprehensive set of solutions for , , and . Recognized as the number one single sign-on (SSO) vendor in the KLAS Top 20: 2008 Year-End Report, Sentillion is the only identity and access management company whose solutions are used daily by over 400,000 caregivers in leading healthcare organizations across North America and Europe. Sentillion is a privately held company headquartered in Andover, Mass.