AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Dec. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has again been positioned as a Leader in Gartner's December 1, 2014 Magic Quadrant for User Authentication, out of the 18 vendors assessed by Gartner. The vendors surveyed in the Magic Quadrant are evaluated based on two main criteria: completeness of vision and ability to execute.
Gartner predicts that, by year-end 2017, about 50% of organizations will choose cloud-based services as the delivery option for new or refreshed user authentication implementations, up from about 20% today. To address this booming market, Gemalto leverages its deep understanding of authentication and mobile technology to deliver trusted and proven solutions while addressing customers' need for mobility, in-device security and employees who bring their own devices (BYOD).
Thousands of the world's largest banks, enterprises, service providers and governments use Gemalto's innovative authentication solutions to safeguard access to their physical and digital assets. Gemalto's cutting-edge technology secures a wide range of enterprise & eBanking applications for employee and customer services. Organizations can take advantage of convenient multi-factor authentication with an extensive spectrum of PKI-based multi-applications, token and mobile generated one-time passwords and digital signatures. The comprehensive Ezio and Protiva portfolio are designed to fully equip customers for easy deployment of their cloud-hosted or on-premise authentication solutions.
This year, Gemalto and SafeNet, are joining forces to accelerate the deployment of advanced security solutions for the enterprise space. The integration of SafeNet into Gemalto's authentication offering combines the best technologies, expertise and services available for securing a complete infrastructure: network, users, data, and software, at the core and at the edge.
"We believe Gemalto's recognition as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant comes from our strong understanding of the user authentication market and commitment to innovation," said Tan Teck Lee, Executive Vice President of Platforms & Services at Gemalto. "Gemalto's investment in providing customers with innovative authentication technology, strong mobile security solutions and enhanced cloud-based offers and services is the driving force behind our position as a leader in authentication."
For more information or to download a copy of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for User Authentication, please visit Gemalto.com.
"Leaders in this Magic Quadrant are vendors with a solid track record and, typically, a significant presence in the market. They have a clearly articulated vision that is in line with the market trends, and their vision is typically backed by solid technical innovation, as well as an understanding of the challenges and opportunities presented by the Nexus of Forces. Leaders' business strategies and execution are very sound. Vendors in this quadrant can provide a strong solution for enterprises in different vertical industries across one or many use cases, typically including emerging needs pertaining to cloud and mobile."
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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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