Announces Its Membership in the Microsoft Certified Partner
Fingerprint security is now available
from SecuGen as "plug and play".
Milpitas, CA (July 16, 2002) -
SecuGen Corporation, one of the world's leading providers
of biometric fingerprint recognition systems, today announced
it is a new member in the Microsoft Certified Partner
Program. As a Microsoft Certified Partner, SecuGen offers
a "Designed for Microsoft Windows XP" approved USB fingerprint
scanner that is "plug and play". Users can now download
a device driver from Microsoft's Windows Update web site.
A future Windows XP Service Pack containing the driver
will further increase user convenience.
"We are extremely pleased with
our new status as a Microsoft Certified Partner. We have
worked closely with Microsoft in the past and now as a
Certified Partner will enjoy even closer communication
and support," said Robert Kyle, president and CEO of SecuGen.
"Users of biometric products for network security want
to enhance privacy without affecting convenience. SecuGen
works in partner programs with industry leaders such as
Microsoft to insure the widest possible support and compatibility
for our products."
The Microsoft Certified Partner
Program allows SecuGen to utilize the Microsoft Certified
Partner logo, which is an easy way for customers to recognize
SecuGen as certified by Microsoft Corp. Microsoft offers
a variety of resources to program members, including training,
technical support, early access to Microsoft products
and peer-networking opportunities that allow a variety
of partners to come together and provide end-to-end customer
"When customers are looking to
implement a Microsoft technology solution for their business,
their best bet is to turn to an expert-a Microsoft Certified
Partner," said Rosa Garcia, general manager of the Partner
Programs Group at Microsoft. "Microsoft provides its Certified
Partners with in-depth access to existing and emerging
Microsoft technologies and related training and resources
to help ensure that they have the technical intimacy needed
to deliver quality solutions. Today, Microsoft recognizes
SecuGen for demonstrating this level of expertise and
welcomes it as a new Microsoft Certified Partner."
About SecuGen SecuGen Corporation
provides biometric solutions for physical and network
security employing the most advanced fingerprint recognition
technology. The company invents, develops, manufactures
and markets a complete line of patented optical fingerprint
recognition sensors that, combined with powerful, sophisticated
algorithms, yield products with the highest resolution
and longest warranty in the industry. Businesses worldwide
implement SecuGen's proven hardware and software products
for Internet, enterprise network and desktop security,
physical access control, time and attendance and medical
record control applications. SecuGen's cost-effective
products are sold as complete solutions, OEM components,
or integrated into ready-to-use PC peripherals such as
optical mice, keyboards and standalone desktop devices.
Partnerships with key network security software suppliers
assure compatibility across multiple platforms and applications.
SecuGen is a registered trademark
of SecuGen Corporation. Microsoft, Windows, and the Windows
logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
A Microsoft Certified Partner is an independent business
entity from Microsoft, is not an agent or legal partner
of Microsoft, and has no authority to legally bind Microsoft
in any way.
2002 SecuGen Corporation. All rights reserved.