White Paper by HID Global

With security concerns ever on the rise, today’s enterprise corporations, healthcare facilities, educational campuses and government agencies are seeking reliable, scalable and cost-effective solutions for producing secure ID badges on-demand. These credentials come in many forms and can serve one or more purposes – from a simple photo identification (ID) card to badges that allow for physical access via wall-mounted card readers or even multi-functional, smart cards that incorporate more complex technologies, such as access to networks or protected data via a laptop or mobile device; tracking an individual’s time and attendance; or cashless vending.
Because the spectrum of available secure issuance solutions is quite broad, understanding your technology options and choosing the right solution can seem like an overwhelming task. This white paper aims to simplify this process by providing you with the top ten things to consider as part of your evaluation process so that you can narrow your selections and ultimately choose the right secure issuance solution to best meet your unique needs.

  1. Security
  2. Credential Durability
  3. Card Printing Volume
  4. Simultaneous Functions and Card Throughput Speed
  5. Flexible Interoperability
  6. Connectivity
  7. Operational Convenience
  8. Modularity and System Scalability
  9. Quality
  10. Partnering with a Leader and Innovator

Although the spectrum of available secure issuance solutions can seem overwhelming at first glance, by understanding your technology options and taking the aforementioned ten factors into consideration, you will be able to effectively narrow your selections and confidently choose the right secure issuance solution to best meet your unique needs.

About HID Global
For more than 20 years, enterprise corporations, government agencies, healthcare facilities, financial institutions, transit authorities, small-to-medium businesses, K-12 schools, Colleges and Universities have all relied on HID Global to deliver the world’s broadest, feature-rich portfolio of card printers/encoders for custom card personalization, creating high-quality color photo IDs and encoding smart cards. With the industry’s first fully modular, scalable and future-proof Direct-to-Card (DTC®) and High Definition Printing (HDP®) printer portfolio, along with its complete line of visual security products and accessories, HID Global’s secure issuance solutions meet the customization needs of organizations worldwide and lead the way in secure issuance innovation.

HID-Top 10 Considerations for Choosing the Right Secure Issuance Solution