Award-winning biometrics platform enhanced by physical access control-related acquisition
Reston, VA – Daon, a leading provider of identity assurance software announced today the acquisition of software assets and associated personnel for physical security interconnectivity from Enterprise Air, a New York-based provider of solutions for the physical security market.
The acquired software connects customers’ physical security systems to any central command or administrative system. Much like Daon’s other products, the security interface engine is vendor-agnostic and designed to be compatible with the broadest possible set of security systems, including GE, Hirsch, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, Lenel, MDI, SoftwareHouse and many others.
The acquisition adds to Daon’s current platform new capabilities that include:
• Credential connect – software for distributing identity data from central repositories down to local facility access control systems
• PKI-enabled PACS – applications for infusing new Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security data into legacy physical access control systems
• Card Harvester – applications for managing and extracting data from smart cards and provisioning to local physical access control systems
According to Daon’s CEO, Tom Grissen, “This acquisition adds an important capability to our COTS product portfolio. It is a logical next step for Daon as we continue to offer COTS solutions that allow our partners and customers to dramatically simplify their efforts to secure their enterprise while saving both time and money.”
Daon is a leading provider of identity assurance software products focused on meeting the needs of governments and commercial organizations worldwide. The company was recently recognized with the 2008 Frost & Sullivan Award for Global Biometrics Product Line Strategy Leadership. Daon supports customers and system integrators in building enterprise solutions requiring the highest level of security, performance, scalability, reliability and privacy. The DaonApplicationSuite provides a powerful tool for faster development of scalable, robust and secure identity registration and vetting solutions. Daon’s multi-modal authentication infrastructure, DaonEngine, integrates seamlessly with IT platforms and applications and manages the identity life-cycle of small and large populations. Daon’s offices are located in Washington DC, Canberra, Singapore, London and Dublin. For further information please visit http://www.daon.com.