– Healthcare technology company Imprivata, just announced the acquisition of GroundControl Solutions — a platform that helps customers manage and provision shared mobile devices, specializing in Apple iPhone and iPad.
– Combining forces with GroundControl will expand Imprivata’s current mobile strategy and solidify the company’s position as a leader in cloud-based, digital Identity Authorization and Access Management (IAAM).
Imprivata®, the provider of digital identity company for healthcare, today announced the acquisition of GroundControl Solutions, Inc., a leader in cloud-based automation software for provisioning shared mobile devices. The combination of Imprivata and GroundControl innovations will advance the proliferation of Digital Identity Authorization and Access Management solutions and services for mobile devices in healthcare. It will accelerate the development of new capabilities on fleets of enterprise mobile devices for large and small enterprises.
Apple Configurator on Steroids
Founded in 2014, GroundControl helps regulated industries enhance their current mobile device management (MDM) to maintain the highest standards for provisioning, asset management, privacy, and security. Described as “Apple Configurator on steroids, GroundControl specializes in Apple iPhone and iPad, the software helps regulated industries enhance their current MDM to maintain the highest standards for provisioning, asset management, privacy, and security. GroundControl gives IT staff remote, extended reach into every location, for device repairs, resets and updates. The company’s automation rules and workflows can be configured to trigger actions whenever devices are charging — the perfect time for an OS update or refresh.
To date, GroundControl solutions have been used to support more than 1,000,000 devices at global corporations, including hospitals, retail outlets, and airports, across 82 countries worldwide.
“We are excited about the quality of people, solutions, services, and customer base this acquisition brings to Imprivata,” said Gus Malezis, President and CEO of Imprivata. “As we continue to expand our mobile device offerings, GroundControl will be a central component of Imprivata’s go-forward mobile strategy.”
“Due to the positive impact on productivity, cost, and security, the use of shared mobile devices has significantly increased, especially in healthcare,” said Aaron Freimark, CEO of GroundControl. “By combining forces with Imprivata, we can tap into industry-leading capabilities and resources to provide a powerful and complete identity lifecycle solution for customers around the world.”
Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.