ROI, Pitfalls and Best Practices with an Enterprise Smart Card Deployment

  • Philip Hoyer


This paper will describe the highlights of the ActivIdentity sponsored Datamonitor study into Return On Investment (ROI) when implementing smart cards in the enterprise in the following areas: physical and logical access convergence, remote access when replacing OTP tokens and Enterprise Single Sign-On. It also provides additional information about the pitfalls to avoid when implementing smart cards and describes best practices for deployment.


Smart Card Remote Access Physical Access Logical Access Smart Card System 
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© Vieweg+Teubner | GWV Fachverlage GmbH 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Hoyer
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  1. 1.Senior Architect - Office of CTOActivIdentity (UK)London

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