News | January 5, 2012

HID Global Acquires EasyLobby For Secure Visitor Management Solutions

Acquisition Strengthens Portfolio for Physical Access Control, Secure Issuance and Managed Services Markets

HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, recently announced the company has acquired EasyLobby, the industry leader in secure visitor management solutions. The acquisition delivers a number of potential synergies with HID Global's portfolio across its identity and access management business.

EasyLobby is the pioneer and market-leading provider of comprehensive visitor management solutions. The company's product suite provides enterprise-class visitor registration, tracking, reporting, badge printing, asset and package management, web-based pre-registration, and employee/contractor time and attendance functionality, and is tightly integrated with a wide variety of access control, human resources and other systems. EasyLobby products complement and extend HID Global's portfolio, and have been deployed across a large and diverse base that is well-aligned with HID Global's physical access control customer base.

EasyLobby is a strategic acquisition that delivers strong potential synergies across multiple high-value market segments," said HID Global president and CEO Denis H├ębert. "The addition of EasyLobby's product suite, large installed base and strong customer engagements will enable us to broaden our offering to include trusted solutions for a wide range of visitor management applications. Additionally, this acquisition brings us a talented team with a highly complementary skillset."

"We are very excited to become part of HID Global, a global company at the very heart of the security industry. This combination adds industry-leading secure visitor management solutions to the world's most comprehensive offering of physical access control and secure card issuance systems," said Howard Marson, EasyLobby CEO. "Together, our extended range of products creates a highly differentiated portfolio that will drive new opportunities for our mutual customers and partners, across all geographic regions of the world."

About HID Global
HID Global is the trusted source for secure identity solutions for millions of customers around the world. Recognized for robust quality, innovative designs and industry leadership, HID Global is the supplier of choice for OEMs, system integrators and application developers serving a variety of markets. These markets include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalization; highly secure government ID; and identification technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications. The company's primary brands include HID, ActivIdentity, FARGO and LaserCard. Headquartered in Irvine, California, HID Global has over 2,100 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com.

About EasyLobby
EasyLobby's suite of products provide comprehensive, enterprise-class visitor registration, tracking, reporting and badge printing, as well as web-based pre-registration and employee/contractor time and attendance. EasyLobby is also tightly integrated with over 40 of the most popular access control systems.

With over 5,500 EasyLobby systems installed and operating globally (in English, Spanish, German and French), EasyLobby is the world's leading provider of comprehensive visitor management solutions to public and private companies and organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, federal and local government agencies, multi-tenant buildings, hospitals, universities, K-12 schools and others. For more information visit www.easylobby.com.

SOURCE: HID Global

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