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Ingram Micro to Distribute New Fujitsu Biometric Login Products for Novell eDirectory in United States

Fingerprint Sensor Solutions are Expanding eDirectory Applications and Technology in Financial, Educational, Health Care and Government Sectors

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor, has signed an agreement with Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) to distribute the Fujitsu biometric login interface products for Novell(R) eDirectory(TM) and Novell Access Manager. The contract covers distribution in the United States and its territories. A similar contract initiating Canadian distribution was signed in August. (See a related press release dated August 7, 2007,

Fujitsu Microelectronics and 123ID, Inc. have developed biometric login solutions to allow database users access to Novell eDirectory applications running on Linux, NetWare and Windows. This biometric solution replaces password authentication with eDirectory logon, which provides uncompromised security, capability and pricing. The authentication technology is designed for use in the wide range of financial, educational, medical, and government applications that are served by Novell eDirectory. (See a related press release dated August 7, 2007,

"We are pleased to extend this distribution agreement between Fujitsu Microelectronics America and Ingram Micro to the U.S.," said Keith Horn, chief operating officer, Fujitsu Microelectronics America. "The company's global leadership in distribution, sales, and service of technology products is well-established and widely recognized."

"Biometric solutions meet the enhanced security requirements of commercial, consumer and government applications," said Ken Bast, vice president, vendor management, Ingram Micro. "Demand is expanding for advanced fingerprint sensor solutions, which deliver an unprecedented level of security, and are easy to install and implement. We are pleased to be adding the Fujitsu biometric login interface products for Novell eDirectory and Novell Access Manager to our line card."

"Novell eDirectory and Novell Access Manager have provided an inherent biometric-based authentication capability for a number of years," said Nick Nikols, vice president of Product Management with the Novell Identity and Security business unit. "As biometric sensors have become more prevalent within the enterprise, our strong partnership with Fujitsu and 123ID in the area of cross-platform biometric authentication provides excellent value for improving security throughout the corporate environment."

About Ingram Micro

As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical support, financial services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company serves more than 150 countries and is the only global broad-based IT distributor with operations in Asia. Visit

About Fujitsu Microelectronics America

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) leads the industry in innovation. FMA provides high-quality, reliable semiconductor products and services for the networking, communications, automotive, security and other markets throughout North and South America. For more information about the Fujitsu biometric login products please see

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