Datacard’s Solutions for Secure Corporate ID/Access Will Support Datakey Model 330 Cryptographic Smart Cards, Card Readers and CIP Client Software
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Datakey Inc. (Nasdaq: DKEY)( http://www.datakey.com ), a trusted developer of smart card solutions for securing
e-business, and Datacard Group today announced that they have signed a
reseller agreement, enabling Datacard to integrate and sell Datakey Model 330
cryptographic smart cards, CIP client software and Datakey smart card readers
as part of its secure authentication solution for enterprise ID.
The smart card technology developed by Datakey was a natural fit for
Datacard enterprise security solutions. Datakey cryptographic smart cards and
client software are well established in the industry and trusted by a growing
list of enterprise customers for secure access to enterprise networks,
applications and corporate facilities. They are also used to protect the
integrity and privacy of data shared over enterprise networks and the
Datacard chose Datakey cards, software and readers because the technology
strictly adheres to industry standards and delivers a high level of security,
demonstrated through certifications it has achieved such as FIPS 140-1 Level
Just as important, Datacard selected Datakey because its technology
consistently works “right out of the box” with a wide range of information
security products and applications.
“Our enterprise security solutions allow large enterprises to efficiently
manage and secure enterprise resources and facility access,” said Martin
Kearsley, senior vice president and general manager of Datacard’s solutions
division. “The Datakey components we have selected are critical elements of
this solution. The quality, reliability and performance of their cryptographic
cards, client software and card readers are outstanding.”
Tim Russell, vice president and general manager, Datakey, said,
“Datacard’s solutions, which benefit from the advanced security and
interoperability of Datakey smart cards and CIP client software, represent a
comprehensive package that give enterprises a single corporate ID badge for
access to facilities as well as for access to their PCs and network resources.
The selection of Datakey smart cards and client software further demonstrates
the high level of trust that our partners place in Datakey technology.”
In addition to Datacard, companies such as Rainbow Technologies (Rainbow
iKey 2032), SafeNet (SafeNet Smart VPN) and SWIFT (SWIFTAlliance WebStation)
rely on the strength of Datakey’s smart card technology and have integrated it
as central components of their own product lines.
About Datacard Group
Datacard Group provides software, systems and professional services needed
to build profitable card programs. The company’s portfolio includes a complete
line of smart card solutions, secure digital identity systems and card
personalization systems. Datacard Group, which is privately held and based in
Minnetonka, Minn., serves customers in more than 120 countries.
( http://www.datacard.com ).
About Datakey Inc.
Datakey Inc. ( http://www.datakey.com ) focuses on delivering smart card-based
solutions that assure identity and protect the integrity and privacy of data
shared over public and private networks. Datakey cryptographic smart cards,
client software, desktop applications and card management products enable
organizations to reliably identify users and open doors in both the physical
and online worlds.
Customers and partners alike rely on Datakey technology in a full range of
enterprise applications, including password management, host authentication,
Windows log-on, VPN access, web authorization, desktop security, corporate
badge and building access, biometric integration, public key encryption,
digital certificates and digital signatures.
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