news_VASCO awards Computrad for its integration at BetClic
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois and ZURICH, Switzerland – January 26, 2011 – VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products, announces that Computrad has been awarded for the integration of VASCO’s IDENTIKEY Enterprise and DIGIPASS technologies at the renowned betting website BetClic. The awarding ceremony takes place at the ICE expo (January 25 till January 27at Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London (booth 5375)).
BetClic is an online gambling website that offers poker and casino games and online bets for sporting events across the world. It deployed VASCO’s IDENTIKEY Enterprise internally for 500 users.
"”Flexibility, customized branding, ease of integration and understanding of the eGaming business were the most important merits,” says Sargon Petros, IT operations and Infrastructure Manager at Betclic, who is elated about the VASCO solution. "Partnering with VASCO was a logical choice, as they are the best of breed in terms of flexibility allowing us customized branding and offering ease of integration with our eGaming software platforms. However we needed to ensure we also partnered with an integrator who understood our eGaming operation's business requirements. After extensive research we discovered that there was only one network integrator who was fully entrenched in the eGaming market. Computrad have an understanding of what the critical success factors are for technology implementation within eGaming. Computrad's solution helped us with increasing the revenue per player and decreasing the churn rate of our VIP players. In essence their way of implementing the VASCO solution is increasing our profitability."
“By awarding Computrad, we want to express our recognition for its services rendered. The online gaming and betting sector has been increasingly scrutinized by hackers during the last years, so the need for security in this market has grown. We are very pleased that the noted company BetClic has faith in our authentication services,” says Jan Valcke, VASCO’s President and COO.
Computrad Europe Ltd, established in 1992, are the leaders in application security, combining technical ability with uniquely internally developed intellectual property, we have a wide range of solution offerings for enterprises. For 16 years, Computrad Europe ltd has been providing large organisations the very best in data and application security. www.computrad.co.uk
BetClic is an online gambling website, founded in 2005 and based in Malta. It covers all the major sporting events across the world in a system for fixed-odds betting. Even poker and casino games are offered on the website. BetClic cooperates with the best operators and banks in the world so that the best betting conditions can be guaranteed.
VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as a global software company for Internet security serving a customer base of over 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including more than 1,500 international financial institutions. VASCO’s prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.
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