Gemalto Named 2008 “Hot Company” Finalist by Network Products Guide

Gemalto Named 2008 “Hot Company” Finalist by Network Products Guide

Austin, Tex., Apr 2, 2008–The editors of Network Products Guide ranked Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, among the world’s elite information security companies, naming it a “Hot Company” Finalist for 2008.

“The Hot Company selection recognizes industry players that work to solve the critical information security problems that face every individual, enterprise or government using networks or the Internet,” said Rake Narang, managing editor of Network Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications.

Qualifying Gemalto for this recognition is the company’s broad range of easily deployable digital security solutions that protect digital identities, secure data and applications, and address the security risks of user names and static passwords.

Organizations of all sizes are securing online identities using Gemalto’s smart card based strong authentication solutions ranging from one time password (OTP) to certificate based authentication. Customers include large government and corporate enterprises such as U.S. Department of Defense, Shell, Nissan and Microsoft as well as SMBs like the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) is the leader in digital security with pro forma 2007 annual revenues of over €1.6 billion, more than 85 offices in 40 countries and about 10,000 employees including 1,300 R&D engineers.
In a world where the digital revolution is increasingly transforming our lives, Gemalto’s solutions are designed to make personal digital interactions more convenient, secure and enjoyable.
Gemalto provides end-to-end digital security solutions, from the development of software applications through design and production of secure personal devices such as smart cards, SIMs, e-passports, and tokens to the deployment of managed services for its customers.
More than a billion people worldwide use the company’s products and services for telecommunications, financial services, e-government, identity management, multimedia content, digital rights management, IT security, mass transit and many other applications.

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.

Gemalto was formed in June 2006 by the combination of Axalto and Gemplus.

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Deb Montner
Montner & Associates