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BIO-key(R) International, Inc. Awarded CA SiteMinder Validation for BIO-key ID Director

Apr 22 2013 12:00AM

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LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/13 -- CA WORLD - BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions, advanced mobile credentialing and identity verification technologies, today reported that it successfully achieved CA Validation status for the BIO-key ID Director for CA SiteMinder. The company will showcase Bio-Key ID Director for CA SiteMinder® and its uniquely interoperable and scalable fingerprint biometric authentication technologies, including the latest solutions for mobile authentication, at CA World 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 21st-24th.

The CA Validation program is designed to provide a standard process to verify technology partners' integrated products. Specific criteria must be met including confirming a technology partners' integrated solution correctly installs, configures, and performs as described by the technology partner.

BIO-key is a Select member of the Technology Partner Program of CA Technologies and is a vendor of the Cloud Commons® marketplace, an online ecosystem developed by CA Technologies that facilitates the buying and selling of IT solutions, cloud services and content. BIO-key will post technical support materials, FAQ's, video demonstrations, case studies and customer testimonials to the Cloud Commons marketplace.

The Technology Partner Program from CA Technologies enables the development of value-added integrations for CA Technologies offerings. The result is an extensive ecosystem of third-party companies and products that help CA Technologies deliver rich solutions across a broad spectrum of disciplines to meet the management needs of the most demanding IT environments.

Working together, BIO-key and CA Technologies solutions are being deployed to deliver a secure authentication platform for inmates in the British Columbia justice system seeking to access their personal records.

"Interoperability and flexibility are key elements for CA SiteMinder as a secure single sign-on and access management platform," stated Shawn Sprague, Security Product Management, CA Technologies. "Extending our technology interoperability with BIO-key to add another form of authentication reinforces our commitment to security and making sure our customers can leverage complementary industry capabilities."

In the identity and access management side of its business BIO-key relies upon strategic partners to identify customer opportunities. CA Technologies is a recognized global leader in providing IT security solutions that help customers reduce risk, improve operational efficiency, and increase business agility.

"We're enthused about taking the next steps with CA Technologies as we have already secured and provided solutions for our first mutual customer, the BC Department of Corrections," said Mike DePasquale, BIO-key, CEO. "The opportunity for BIO-key to be represented in the Cloud Commons marketplace extends our reach and customer base. With increased awareness along with the opportunity to present our technology to thousands of attendees at CA World 2013, we anticipate the strength of this partnership will continue to grow."

About BIO-key
BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey, develops and delivers advanced identification solutions to commercial and government enterprises, integrators, and custom application developers. BIO-key's award winning, high performance, scalable, cost-effective and easy-to-deploy biometric finger identification technology accurately identifies and authenticates users of wireless and enterprise applications. Our solutions are used in local embedded OEM products as well as some of the world's largest identification deployments to improve security, guarantee identity, and help reduce identity theft. BIO-key's technology is offered directly or by market leading partners around the world. (http://www.bio-key.com)

BIO-key Safe Harbor Statement
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Contacts:
BIO-key International, Inc.
Jay Meier
651-789-6116





Source: Marketwire