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M-Tech Information Technology, Inc. Named Finalist in Info Security Products Guide Global Awards

M-Tech nominated in two categories, Identity Management Solutions and Network Security Solutions

October 19, 2007 - Calgary, Alberta, Canada -M-Tech Information Technology Inc, a leading provider of identity management solutions, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the world's leading publication on security-related products and technologies has named M-Tech a finalist for the 2008 Global Product Excellence Awards in two categories: Identity Management Solutions and Network Security Solutions.

This prestigious global award recognizes security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that raise the bar in their market segment. M-Tech was voted a finalist by more than 11,000 voters worldwide consisting of end-users, channel partners and readers of Info Security Products Guide. 2008 Global Product Excellence Award winners will be honored on January 30, 2008 at Technosium 2008 during the Info Security Products Guide Global Awards ceremony at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley, California, USA..

Nominated in the Identity Management Solution category, M-Tech's Identity Management Suite combines ID-Synch for user provisioning, ID-Certify for privilege audit and cleanup, P-Synch for password management, ID-Archive to securely manage administrator credentials and ID-Access for resource access administration. Benefits of employing the IDM Suite include compliance with regulations, reduced IT support costs, strengthened access security and improved user service.

In addition to the Hitachi ID Management Suite, ID-Archive was named a finalist in the Network Security Solution category. ID-Archive is designed to manage large numbers of administrator credentials. It frequently randomizes administrator passwords and requires IT staff to acquire a current password for a specific device through a central vault. It supports over 70 types of target systems as well as all servers and workstations. ID-Archive subjects IT staff to strong personal authentication and authorization mechanisms to control which credentials they can access, in addition, it logs audit history of each access.

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About M-Tech Information Technology, Inc.

Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of identity and access management solutions. Hitachi ID software helps almost 1000 organizations with over 12 million combined users meet security, internal control, regulatory compliance, IT cost reduction and user service objectives.

Hitachi ID Management Suite includes Identity Manager, Password Manager and Privileged Access Manager These products manage identities, entitlements and authentication factors across both on-premise and SaaS applications in the cloud.

Industry analyst Ovum Consulting recently recognized Hitachi ID Systems as an enterprise identity and access management powerhouse, citing the company's robust technology and exemplary customer support. Ovum “believes that Hitachi ID's focus on reducing the administrative and helpdesk burden and the company's focus on bottom-up IAM reflects the way in which organizations operate.”

For more information about Hitachi ID Systems and its products, please visit or call 1.403.233.0740.

M-Tech Contact

Dawn Mallyon
VP Marketing
Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
500, 1401 1st Street S.E
Calgary, AB T2G 2J3
1.403.233.0740 ext. 324