Imperva Inc. : Imperva Named to CRN's 2013 5-Star Partner Program Guide

   Imperva Inc. : Imperva Named to CRN's 2013 5-Star Partner Program Guide

  5-Star designation is recognition of company's channel program commitment

Redwood Shores, Calif., March 25, 2013 -Imperva, Inc. (NYSE: IMPV), a pioneer
and leader of a new category of business security solutions for critical
applications and high-value business data in the data center, today announced
it has been named to CRN's 2013 Partner Program Guide, and awarded a 5-Star
Partner rating.

"We believe the data center security market is growing rapidly, and Imperva is
well positioned to capitalize on this growth due to the breadth and depth of
our product offerings," said Ted Plumis, vice president of worldwide channels
at Imperva and a CRN 2012 Channel Chief. "This award demonstrates that we view
the scale and support offered by the channel as a key component to attaining
category leadership. It also validates our commitment to deliver world class
support to a growing and diverse channel eco-system comprised of resellers,
distributors, and system integrators, as well as cloud and managed service

The CRN Partner Program Guide lists manufacturers and software publishers that
service solution providers or provide products to the IT Channel. The guide
recognizes those vendors who have channel programs and derive a portion of
their sales through the indirect IT Channel. The 5-Star Partner Program rating
recognizes an elite subset of Partner Program Guide vendors who give solution
providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.

The list methodology is based on objective criteria that takes into account
each vendor's investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner
training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales
support and communication. Vendors are assessed using information provided in
their completed applications.

The Imperva PartnerSphere Program is a network of best-of-breed service
providers, value-added resellers and technology companies who have joined with
Imperva to deliver and support world-class business security solutions.
Members are able to leverage Imperva's expert sales, marketing and technical
resources to grow their business- examples include access to training
webinars, newsletters, joint lead generation and a comprehensive partner

"The companies listed in CRN's 2013 Partner Program Guide represent a
comprehensive list of the best channel programs in the market today," said
Kelley Damore, senior vice president and editorial director for UBM Tech
Channel's CRN. "The 5-star award is reserved for vendors that understand that
a successful partnership does not rely solely on the technology. By offering
their partners tools, education and regular updates, vendors on this list go
above and beyond traditional support to ensure a mutually beneficial

The 2013 Partner Program Guide is featured on and the 5-Star Partners
listing is highlighted in the March 2013 issue of CRN.

About Imperva
Imperva is a pioneer and leader of a new category of business security
solutions for critical applications and high-value data in the data center.
Imperva's award-winning solutions protect against data theft, insider abuse,
and fraud while streamlining regulatory compliance by monitoring and
controlling data usage and business transactions across the data center, from
storage in a database or on a file server to consumption through applications.
With over 2,200 end-user customers in more than 60 countries and thousands of
organizations protected through cloud-based deployments, securing your
business with Imperva puts you in the company of the world's leading
organizations. For more information, visit, follow us on
Twitter or visit our blog.

About UBM Tech Channel
UBM Tech Channel, a UBM company, is the premier provider of IT channel-focused
events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With
over 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech Channel has the unmatched
channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives
managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to
accelerate technology sales. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us

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UBM llc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and
bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and
provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We
focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game
developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists
around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries is organized into
specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and
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Forward Looking Statements
This press  release  contains forward-looking  statements,  including  without 
limitation those  regarding Imperva's  belief that  the data  center  security 
market is growing rapidly and that Imperva is well positioned to capitalize on
this growth due  to the  breadth and depth  of its  product offerings.  These 
forward-looking statements  are subject  to material  risks and  uncertainties 
that may  cause  actual results  to  differ substantially  from  expectations. 
Investors should consider important risk factors, which include: the risk that
our products may not be accepted by  the market as a solution for data  center 
security; the risk that competitors may be perceived by customers to be better
positioned to  help handle  data security  threats; and  other risks  detailed 
under the caption "Risk Factors" in  the company's Annual Report on Form  10-K 
filed with the SEC on March 15, 2013 and the company's other SEC filings.  You 
can obtain  copies  of the  company's  SEC filings  on  the SEC's  website  at

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   © 2013 Imperva, Inc. All rights reserved. Imperva, the Imperva logo and
   SecureSphere are trademarks of Imperva, Inc. All other brand, service or
    product names are trademarks of their respective companies or owners.

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                                                             Katherine Nellums
                                                          Lewis PR for Imperva


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