Gemalto ranked first in government and healthcare electronic documents study

July 28, 2014 - 

Gemalto announced it has been ranked first in ABI Research`s most recent study of the leading suppliers for government and healthcare electronic documents.

The company’s top ranking can be attributed to its comprehensive portfolio of platforms and services for governments and citizens, advanced production capabilities and service delivery, and extensive list of references and ability to positively influence the development the government ID market.

Runners up were Datacard with 40% of government ID projects and its acquisition of Entrust, ranking second, and Morpho placed third with its strong market presence and positioning.

ABI Research measured based on each company’s share of the ID market, along with other qualitative criteria.

“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.”

The company regularly contributes to international standards and industry groups, and co-founded the Secure Identity Alliance in 2013.

ABI Research also said that Gemalto has actively been promoting and showing the advantages of electronic documents technology and digital identification for the public sector.

“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,” said Frédéric Trojani, executive VP 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.”

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