Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital
security, today announced that its Trusted
Service Management (TSM) data center in Singapore has achieved
MasterCard and Visa certification. This allows Gemalto customers to
securely distribute MasterCard and Visa mobile payment services to their
end users. The certification validates Gemalto’s readiness for
supporting banks, mobile operators and other service providers in their
NFC deployments across Asia and around the world. The certification
establishes official recognition from the major global payment networks
of Gemalto’s ability to manage sensitive payment credentials at the
required level of security and data confidentiality.
The Singapore center is Gemalto’s third globally, in addition to
existing sites in the US and France. By locating TSM centers across
continents, Gemalto can provide business continuity to its customers
with up to 99.9% uptime disaster recovery capabilities with the
Platinum-level offer. One of the first customers of the data center is
KDDI in Japan and the IDA-supported consortium in Singapore. The TSM
center is operational now to support Singapore’s commercial rollout of
“The TSM data center in Singapore will provide the highest level of
security, while ensuring high availability with 24/7 service,” said
Jean-Claude Deturche, Gemalto Senior Vice President Mobile Financial
Services. “With markets in Asia ready for massive adoption of NFC
services, our certified center in Singapore is ready to serve our
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital
security with 2011 annual revenues of €2 billion and more than 10,000
employees operating out of 74 offices and 14 Research & Development
centers in 43 countries.
We are at the heart of our 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
convenient, enjoyable and secure. Gemalto delivers on their expanding
needs for personal mobile services, payment security, identity
protection, authenticated online services, cloud computing access,
eHealthcare and eGovernment services, modern transportation solutions,
Gemalto develops secure software that runs on trusted devices which we
design and personalize. We manage these devices, the confidential data
they contain and the services they enable, throughout their life cycle.
We innovate so that our clients can offer more ways of enhancing the
convenience and security of their end-users’ digital lives.
Gemalto is thriving with the growing number of people using its software
and secure devices to interact in the digital and wireless world.
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