Bell ID, worldwide technology leader of smart card management systems, today announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with CS Communication & Systems to serve as integrator of Bell ID’s smart card management solutions within the French smart ID market.
From workstations to data security and from identity management to accreditations, this collaboration enables CS to provide a comprehensive offering to meet safety requirements and e-transactions for government institutions and businesses in the civil and military fields.
CS relies on BELL ID’s offering comprising of a web-based solution that enables card issuers to securely manage the complete life cycle of smart cards, cardholders, and on-card applications as well as its full range of security services and applications (Trusty product line): authentication, confidentiality, signature, validation and archiving.
David Orme, CEO of BELL ID, commented: “The ability to provide local support to French customers is a valuable addition to BELL ID’s service offering. Therefore, we are delighted to be working with CS Group as their scale, presence and reputation is a perfect complement to our product portfolio. Our cooperation will allow improved access to the growing requirements for smart cards in France.”
Eric Blanc-Garin, CEO of CS, concluded: “As an integrator of turnkey solutions, CS supports its customers throughout the entire dematerialized data security chain. This agreement with BELL ID indicates our commitment to provide our customers comprehensive solutions, innovative, competitive and reliable, in France and abroad.”
CS Communication & Systèmes is a major player in the design, integration and operation of mission critical systems. CS is listed on the Euronext Paris stock (Shares: Euroclear 7896 / ISIN FR 0007317813). For more information, please go to: www.c-s.fr