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Reston, VA, United States, 2008/04/30 - Daon, a leading provider of identity assurance software announced today the release of DaonEngine Version 4.0.
Daon recently received the 2008 Frost & Sullivan Award for Global Biometrics Product Line Strategy Leadership and with this latest release the company further solidifies its position as the biometric identity assurance platform leader. DaonEngine 4.0 provides important new capabilities and extended functionality which allows Daon partners to deliver flexible and secure identity assurance solutions more quickly. The company also announced that it has been awarded a contract by a major US government agency to license DaonEngine 4.0.
With its enhanced, standards-based web services capabilities, Daon extends its support for Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), thereby allowing customers to realize their vision of offering biometric identity services to applications internal or external to the enterprise. Additionally, DaonEngine 4.0 offers enhanced fusion and normalization support, asynchronous operations, NIST processing, systems monitoring support as well as Java Message Service (JMS) support.
Tony Damalas, vice president, technology for Diebold Government Solutions, a unit of Diebold, Incorporated’s (NYSE: DBD), Global Security division, commented on the new Daon release saying, “We are very excited about this announcement and believe these enhancements to the core Daon product are critical in our joint markets. DaonEngine 4.0 offers unique advantages to our customers and allows for easier integration between our products. It’s always exciting to team with a company that thrives on innovation.”
“As technology markets mature, we often see a shift from custom development to COTS offerings to achieve lower costs, faster implementations and more flexible systems. Just as we have observed that shift in the database and ERP markets, we are now seeing that trend in the identity assurance space. The adoption of Daon’s mature platform by customers around the world is one example of this trend,” according to Dilip Sarangan, Lead Analyst for Frost & Sullivan’s Security Practice.
Daon (daon.com) is a leading provider of identity assurance software products focused on meeting the needs of governments and commercial organizations worldwide. Daon supports customers and system integrators in building enterprise solutions requiring the highest level of security, performance, scalability, reliability and privacy. The DaonApplicationSuite provides a powerful tool for faster development of scalable, robust and secure identity registration and vetting solutions. Daon’s multi-modal authentication infrastructure, DaonEngine, integrates seamlessly with IT platforms and applications and manages the identity life-cycle of small and large populations. Daon’s offices are located in Washington DC, Canberra, London and Dublin.