|The legacy system had difficulties that certificates could not be renewed on-line and Active Directory could not automatically synchronize each time a smart card was issued.
The new system had to interface to a VPN solution and offer a standardized smart card administration tool which would be made available at all the company’s sites.
|SEW-EURODRIVE is a world leader in drive technology and a pioneer in drive-based automation. The company was using multifunctional smart cards for computer login as well as for physical access control, time recognition and payment at the company restaurant|
|After settling on Windows Vista as their new Desktop OS, Gemalto’s .NET cards were suggested as the solution. Since Windows Vista support the technology, no middleware was needed, thereby eliminating a source of cost and lost productivity.
- Gemalto’s .NET cards
- Windows Vista
|Human resource data, employee's clearance data|
|Mature (technology has been on the market for > 5 years)|