Datacard Completes Entrust Acquisition


Datacard Group buys Entrust

Secure ID solutions provider Datacard has completed the acquisition of Entrust, a company that provides identity-based security systems.

Entrust’s headquarters in Dallas, Texas, and the company’s facility in Ottawa, Canada, will remain operational. The two companies have a total of almost 2,000 employees.

By acquiring Entrust, Datacard is confident that it can strengthen identity and transaction security across all areas. The two organizations’ complementary technologies will help them enhance identification-security solutions.

“We are thrilled to officially welcome the customers, partners and colleagues of Entrust to be part of Datacard Group,” stated Todd Wilkinson, president and CEO of Datacard Group.

“The official closing of this acquisition moves us significantly toward our goal of delivering powerful technology dvancements and new innovations in identity-based security solutions,” Wilkinson added.

“The timing of this acquisition is perfect for the market as we have seen a heightened awareness around cyber security, and we will continue to accelerate our investments in all areas of the combined business to deliver innovative, world-class technologies that protect physical and digital identities.”

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