SafeNet are now officially part of the Gemalto Organisation

What does this mean for SafeNet Customers?

On August 8, 2014, SafeNet announced intent to be acquired by Gemalto, the world leader in digital security. The transaction officially closed on January 8th, 2015, making SafeNet an official part of Gemalto.

Together, SafeNet and Gemalto will offer one of the most complete security offerings in the world, enabling its customers to enjoy industry-leading protection of digital identities, transactions, data, and software applications.

Both companies have been leading innovators in the information security space for more than three decades – Gemalto as the leading provider of secure personal objects and services to manage those objects and SafeNet as the leading provider of data encryption, enterprise authentication, and software monetisation solutions.

​”The acquisition of SafeNet enables us to further accelerate the deployment of strong security solutions in the Enterprise and Cloud security sectors. It makes our joint portfolio of technologies and sales reach unrivalled in the digital security market”, said Olivier Piou, Gemalto CEO. “I warmly welcome the new teams joining Gemalto and we look forward to working closely together.”

Read the full news release here.