Connected World Magazine Names Gemalto Top Technology Provider of M2M and Connected Devices

Connected World Magazine Names Gemalto Top Technology Provider of M2M and Connected Devices

Amsterdam, Dec 14, 2010–Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced that it has been named to the CW 100, Connected World Magazine’s prestigious list of the most innovative technology providers of machine-to-machine (M2M) and connected devices.

The listing represents the top companies demonstrating market traction and pursuing game-changing technologies in connectivity. Chosen by the editors of Connected World magazine, these are based on a selection of hundreds of firms, both private and publicly traded. The criteria for the selection include sales and earnings growth, contribution to the connected devices space, and innovation in multiple markets served during the past 12 months.

“The endless demand that we are currently seeing for connected devices, across multiple verticals, has a significant effect on the level of competition we will see in the marketplace,” said Peggy Smedley, editorial director of Connected World. “In order to keep up to the challenge, companies must display considerable innovation, strength, and staying-power–all traits that Gemalto displays.”

“Gemalto is committed to working with our customers to meet their need for complete M2M wireless communication solutions,” added Paul Beverly, president, Gemalto North America. “With our recent acquisition of Cinterion, we combine state-of-the-art wireless M2M module technology with our global expertise in software and services. It is an honor to be recognized by Connected World for our commitment to innovation and our ability to deliver M2M solutions that are easy to deploy.”

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Connected World magazine is the advisor to upwardly mobile professionals and today’s technology-conscious consumers. As the authorial voice that covers everything a reader needs to know when it comes to innovation, the chief objective of Connected World is to be informative, yet fun, for the aspired, driven, and the influential.

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2009 annual revenues of €1.65 billion, and over 10,000 employees operating out of 75 offices, research and service centers in 41 countries.

Gemalto is at the heart of our evolving digital society. The freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain, and work–anytime, anywhere–has become an integral part of what people want and expect, in ways that are convenient, enjoyable and secure.

Gemalto delivers on the growing demands of billions of people worldwide for mobile connectivity, identity and data protection, credit card safety, health and transportation services, e-government and national security. We do this by supplying to governments, wireless operators, banks and enterprises a wide range of secure personal devices, such as subscriber identification modules (SIM), Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC) in mobile phones, smart banking cards, smart card access badges, electronic passports and USB tokens for online identity protection. Moreover Gemalto delivers on emerging applications related to the ‘Internet of things’ by supplying wireless modules and machine identification modules (MIM) for machine-to-machine communication. To complete these solutions we also provide software, systems and services to help our customers achieve their goals.

As the use of Gemalto’s software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the company is poised to thrive over the coming years.

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Gemalto Media Contacts

North America
+1 512-257-3950

Deb Montner
Montner & Associates Tech PR Agency
+1 203-226-9290

Peggy Edoire
Europe, Middle East & Africa
+33 4 42 36 45 40

Ramzi Abdine
Latin America
+55 11 5105 7659

Yvonne Lim
Asia Pacific
T.: +65 6317 3730