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AMSTERDAM, July 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been ranked first in ABI Research's latest competitive assessment of leading suppliers for government and healthcare electronic documents such as smart card and passport, as well as associated solutions and services. The report that established Gemalto's top ranking takes into account share of the ID market plus the following qualitative criteria:
An innovative and comprehensive portfolio of platforms and services for governments and citizens•
Advanced production capabilities and service delivery•
Best list of references and the company's ability to positively impact the development the government ID market.
In addition, ABI recognized that Gemalto has been extremely proactive in promoting and illustrating the benefits of electronic documents technology and digital ID for the public sector. The company actively contributes to international standards as well as industry groups, and recently founded the Secure Identity Alliance together with other digital ID companies.
"Gemalto continues to innovate at the forefront of the ID market," said Phil Sealy, senior analyst at ABI Research. "In line with future market trends, the company is placing the emphasis on eGovernment enablement regardless of the device used by citizens – computers, smartphones, tablets and more."
"We are honored that ABI recognized our ability to enable the next generation of secure eIDs and build the foundations for a modern, trusted, privacy-protected digital economy, leveraging our long-standing experience of the identity market and a robust track-record," added FrÉdÉric Trojani, Executive Vice President of Government Programs at Gemalto. "The company provides technologies and services to over 80 government programs around the world and is uniquely positioned to help governments succeed in their modernization projects."
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2013 annual revenues of €2.4 billion and more than 12,000 employees operating out of 85 offices and 25 research and software development centers, located in 44 countries.
We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. We develop secure embedded software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services made possible.
Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals. Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.
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Source: GEMALTO SA