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IGEL Teams with Citrix and ThinPrint to Win 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Award

IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced that MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global health and medical technology market today, has selected IGEL as the 2018 winner of the "Best Overall Healthcare CyberSecurity Solution." IGEL is being recognized by MedTech Breakthrough for bringing to market a bundled secure printing solution with Citrix and ThinPrint. This is the second year in a row that IGEL has been recognized with a MedTech Breakthrough award.

"Enterprise customers, faced with HIPAA, PCI and the newly established GDPR regulations, are seeking print solutions that satisfy these government-mandated regulations for protecting end users, and proprietary organizational data," said Simon Clephan, Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Alliances, IGEL. "They also want a first-class desktop and application experience for users. We are pleased to be teaming with Citrix and ThinPrint to provide our mutual customers with a unified, secure and contextual print experience for all enterprise users."

As part of the bundled solution, IGEL, Citrix and ThinPrint work in perfect symbiosis to eliminate security hazards and productivity stumbling blocks commonly associated with enterprise printing:

  • IGEL revolutionizes both endpointsecurity and management with simple, drag-and-drop policies so IT can ensure firmware is up-to-date and end-users are productive. IGEL OScombined with IGEL's Universal Management Suite(UMS) are optimized for Citrix, and integrated with ThinPrint to provide automated backend control for IT, while delivering asecure and trouble-free environment for users.
  • Citrix VDI provides a completevirtual application and desktop solution that meets all user and administrator needsfrom a single, easy-to-deployplatform. It boosts productivity by providing employees the freedom to workfrom anywhere while cutting IT costs. Citrix VDI can deliver Windows, web, and SaaSapplications or full virtual desktops to workers on anydevice, anywhere.
  • ThinPrint is the fastest and most secure printmanagement solution available. It provides a significant increase in the efficiency,security andflexibility in all environments includingthose based on Citrix technology.

"ThinPrint's unique ability to deliver the most productive and secure print management including high availability, follow-me and mobile printing is the perfect addition to the combined IGEL, Citrix and ThinPrint solution," said Henning Volkmer, ThinPrint, Inc. CEO. "It provides innovative  IT organizations with plug-and-play convenience that comes from having both the ThinPrint client and Citrix Receiver pre-installed on all IGEL OS-powered endpoints."

The mission of the MedTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of health and medical technology categories, including Robotics, Clinical Administration, Telehealth, Patient Engagement, Electronic Health Records (EHR), mHealth, Medical Devices, Medical Data and many more. This year's program attracted more than 3,000 nominations from over 12 different countries throughout the world.

"We are thrilled to recognize IGEL for the second year in a row with our MedTech Breakthrough Awards program, a significant achievement that showcases their industry leadership and continued mission to innovate in this space," stated James Johnson, Managing Director, MedTech Breakthrough. "IGEL and their trusted partners continue to deliver compelling solutions that provide powerful controls to healthcare organizations to achieve compliance and deliver powerful security measures to users, and we congratulate them on their well-deserved industry recognition."

To experience the capabilities of the IGEL OS, Universal Desktop Converter (UDC) and IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS), download here, or request free evaluation hardware.

Published Wednesday, June 06, 2018 11:59 AM by David Marshall
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