TechValidate Research on Entrust Datacard

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1,330 Customers Surveyed

9,576 Data Points Collected

103 Published TechFacts

41 Published Charts

12 Published Case Studies

Selected Research Highlights

Entrust Datacard Case Study

IT Servicios de Venezuela


This case study of IT Servicios de Venezuela is based on a September 2015 survey of Entrust Datacard customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The time of development was reduced a lot, and this helped the migration to Entrust Datacard.”

“I had the pleasure to work with this product for second-factor authentication with many customers, especially with online banking, and the results were very successful.”


  • Solved the following challenges by deploying Entrust Datacard’s authentication solution:
    • Reduced the amount of security risk
    • Simplified the authentication process for end users
    • Met regulatory requirement standards
    • Reduced costs
    • Replaced an existing authentication solution they felt no longer met their needs
  • Evaluated the following vendor before choosing Entrust Datacard:
    • RSA

Use Case

  • Most important product features to the purchasing decision:
    • Broad support for many authenticators and use cases
    • Risk based authentication / transparent authentication
    • Future-proof platform (ie: support for next generation authentication methods)
    • Deployment flexibility with rich integrations, APIs, and SDKs


  • Realized a Return on Investment in 9-12 months after implementing Entrust Datacard’s authentication solution.
  • Realized 25-49% of Return on Investment as a result of implementing Entrust Datacard’s authentication solution.
  • Increased productivity for their IT staff by 2-3 hours per work week with Entrust Datacard’s authentication solution.
  • Reduced costs by 25-49% with Entrust Datacard’s authentication solution.

Mohammed Geoffrey, a CEO at Indorse Technologies, is very likely to recommend Entrust Datacard for the following reason:

Because Entrust Datacard has never been breached and they provide excellent products and services.

Entrust Datacard Customer Research

67% of Entrust Datacard Instant Issuance customers rate us 4 stars or higher!


Case Study: Large Enterprise Computer Services Company


This case study of a large enterprise computer services company is based on a March 2016 survey of Entrust Datacard customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Nice technical support engineer.”


  • Main reason for purchasing an SSL certificate:
    • Security
  • Considered the following competitors before purchasing from Entrust:
    • Symantec
    • Thawte

Use Case

  • Was looking for the following information when they visited the Entrust website:
    • SSL Certificate types
  • Had an easy time navigating and finding what they were looking for with the website.
  • Impressions of the information provided on
    • Was educational and just what they were looking for


  • Rates the following value attributes in their decision to buy from Entrust:
    • CA reputation: extremely important
    • Support: extremely important
    • Global trust: extremely important
    • Bundled web security services: extremely important
    • Reliability & performance: extremely important

Digital Certificate Pooling Accounts – Cost Savings

What savings have you achieved on digital certificates using a Pooling account to manage your inventory?

50%+: 5%
26-50%: 8%
11-25%: 8%
0-10%: 6%
Yes, we are achieving cost savings, but I am not sure of the amount: 45%
We have not noticed any cost savings: 27%

Entrust Datacard Customer Fact

Horizons North Credit Union experienced a positive impact on customer service and better met customer needs from offering instant issuance.

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About Entrust Datacard

Entrust's software authentication platform manages today’s most secure identity credentials, solving their customers’ digital security challenges in cloud and mobile security, physical and logical access, citizen eID initiatives, certificate management, and SSL.

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