XTec Adds Over 100 Federal Agencies for HSPD-12 Smart Card Issuance
XTec Incorporated Is Awarded the GSA Managed Service Offering for the Issuance of Smart Card Credentials at Over 100 Federal Agencies
RESTON, Va., November 4, 2014 -- XTec Incorporated today announced that it was awarded the HSPD-12 Shared Service Provider contract by the General Services Administration. The award is to support the GSA Managed Service Office (MSO) that provides HSPD-12 credential enrollment, issuance, and management for more than 100 federal agencies under the USAccess program.
With XTec’s Enterprise AuthentX 5 Suite, all 101 federal agencies will experience reliable, compliant and streamlined card issuance and lifecycle activities. As the first GSA central issuance vendor in 2003, XTec is returning to work with GSA on HSPD-12 credential issuance. “XTec products and solutions have supported smart cards since before HSPD-12” said XTec President and CEO Albert Fernandez. “We are excited to share this knowledge and experience with GSA and so many other federal agencies.”
With this award XTec will now manage nearly eighty percent of all Civilian Executive Branch Agency Personal Identity Verification, PIV credentials. “Since the nineties we have partnered with industry, GSA and various other agencies to build successful card issuance and identity authentication programs. XTec is glad to be able to build on the good work done over the past 8 years by our worthy competitor, HP Enterprise Services. We look forward to being a part of the continued HSPD-12 and FICAM implementations moving forward.” added XTec Executive Vice President Kevin Kozlowski. Under USAccess XTec will also serve as a key foundational component to help agencies unite their logical and physical access control system implementation strategies.
In addition to agencies under the USAccess program such as the Department of Treasury, Department of Energy, Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture; XTec also provides HSPD-12 credentialing services for the Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, National Science Foundation, Broadcasting Board of Governors, Smithsonian Institution and Department of Labor. Related to HSPD-12, XTec provides physical and logical access control solutions and PIV-Interoperable credentialing.
XTec offers enterprise solutions for identity, credential and access management programs on a wide scale for various industries. XTec supplies similar security solutions for over 85 federal agencies, banking and financial institutions, state and local governments as well as healthcare providers and is a leader in secure, interoperable authentication and verification systems. XTec develops, produces and licenses enterprise-level security solutions for credentialing, access control, information systems and electronic commerce for a wide range of government and commercial uses. XTec's focus is providing a secure foundation from which customers can build secure enterprise Web-based applications and cryptographic systems. XTec is a leading solutions provider for smart card based identity and access management and is recognized as a leader in both government and commercial circles for its expertise and products for credentialing, identity, secure payment and access control.
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