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HID Global
Microsoft
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Overview
HID Global is a manufacturer of secure identity solutions. The company is owned by Assa Abloy, a Swedish supplier and manufacturer of locks. HID Global sells physical access control products, logical access control solutions, and secure issuance solutions that comprise cards, readers, networked access solutions, card printer/encoders and software. Its other business segment includes virtualization technology, cashless payment, government ID, RFID for industry and logistics and Animal ID solutions and professional services.Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975, to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for Altair 8800. It rose to dominate the personal computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by Microsoft Windows. The company's 1986 initial public offering, and subsequent rise in its share price, created three billionaires and an estimated 12,000 millionaires from Microsoft employees. Since the 1990s, it has increasingly diversified from the operating system market and has made a number of corporate acquisitions. In May 2011, Microsoft acquired Skype Technologies for $8.5 billion in its largest acquisition to date.
Sample Customers
ActivIdentity 4TRESS [EOL]: Bodega Norton, Carlsberg and Kegspertise Keg, University of Reykjavik, Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Alticor,Costa Rica Foreign Resident DIMEX Card, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Crossmatch DigitalPersona: RBS, Memorial Hospital Union County, KTE, finanz informatik, Phoenix Police
HID Global Actividentity: Colegio De Ingenieros De Caminos Canales y Puertos, Nissan Europe, Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank, Co-operative Financial Services, KAS BANK
Crossmatch Biometric Identity [EOL]: Fazoli’s, New Look, Togo’s
Microsoft Authenticator: Insight Enterprises, South Wales Police, Gwent Police, and Dyfed-Powys, Integrit, Turkiye Finans, Winnebago Industries, Globosat Programadora Ltda
Microsoft Sentillion eXpresso: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, NHS GGC, Nantes University Hospital Center, Fullerton Healthcare Group
Microsoft Bhold Forefront Identity Manager [EOL]: Ministry of Health (MoH) in Saudi Arabia, Vocational Training Council, PKP S.A., Arysta LifeScience, Wiltshire Council, Sats Elixia, MANN+HUMMEL Group, ViveICA, Kotak Group, Sun International, Anel
Microsoft Identity Manager: Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Whole Foods Market
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