DataCard Corporation Friday announced its intent to integrate SentriNET network authentication products from Mission Data Systems, Ltd. with its new line of security solutions for corporations, government agencies and other enterprises.
The announcement was made today at Novell’s Brainshare Conference, where Mission Data received the annual “Most Innovative Application Using Novell’s NDS” award. The SentriNET products use Novell Directory Services (NDS) and unique personal identifiers –such as finger and hand imaging–to authenticate users and control access to networks.
DataCard plans to incorporate the SentriNET products with its own line of identification and authentication technologies to create new security solutions that help enterprises protect physical and intellectual property.
“Our new solutions will provide corporations, government agencies and other enterprises with a security solution that bridges the gap between physical and data security,” said John Doyle, vice president of DataCard’s secure enterprise group.
“Our relationship with Mission Data provides us with an innovative and proven platform for this new line of enterprise security solutions,” Doyle said. “We’re very pleased to be working with Mission Data and we look forward to accomplishing great things with them.”
“The two companies offer perfectly complementary technologies, so it’s a natural relationship,” said John Dallaway, Mission Data’s managing director. “By combining our expertise in NDS with DataCard’s expertise in digital imaging, biometrics and smart cards, we can bring important new solutions to enterprise security–solutions the industry has needed for a long time.”
Mission Data Systems, Ltd. is a software house based in Kidderminster, England, which specializes in the development and integration of applications and software for corporate networks. Many of the company’s security solutions incorporate innovative biometrics technologies and applications.
DataCard Corporation, a privately held company based in Minneapolis, Minn., provides customers around the world with fully integrated solutions for a variety of financial, identification and healthcare applications. In addition to turnkey solutions, the company offers complete lines of transaction systems, digital photo ID systems and printers, and card personalization systems. ()Details