AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, May 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has earned the Frost & Sullivan 2014 Customer Value Leadership Award for Border Control and Biometrics for its fast, reliable and secure immigration control solutions. Frost & Sullivan's analysts and industry experts recognized Gemalto for achieving excellence in two critical areas: customer value and implementation. In particular, the company commended Gemalto's outstanding achievement as prime contractor of the Ghana eImmigration program.
According to Frost & Sullivan, the global border control and biometric market is expected to grow at a constant compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12 per cent from 2012 to 2021, to reach a value of $15 billion in 2021. 1 Addressing this major global trend, Gemalto has introduced the Coesys Border and Visa Management solution to secure borders and simplify travel procedures.The Coesys Border and Visa Management end-to-end solution integrates platforms, software and services to enhance the security of border check points and reduce waiting times through automated verification of documents and border control systems. " Frost & Sullivan was looking for a company that not only had a vision for a high-quality total customer experience, but used those insights to achieve growth above the industry average," commented David Frigstad, chairman of Frost & Sullivan. " Our market analysis of the Border Control and Biometrics sector highlights Gemalto's expertise in delivering end-to-end solutions that meet the combined needs of securing borders and simplifying travel procedures at land, sea and airport check points." " Gemalto is honored to receive this Frost & Sullivan award for our Border and Visa Management solution, which provides governments with an entirely computerized system for easy deployment of immigration policies," added Frédéric Trojani, executive vice president of Government Programs at Gemalto. " In particular, Coesys Border and Visa Management delivers higher rates of detection and prevention through official international databases to check if the travel document has been lost or stolen." For more information on Border & Visa Management solutions, click here. About Gemalto 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.