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Entrust Datacard Case Study

Fortune 500 Telecommunications Services Company


This case study of a Fortune 500 telecommunications services company is based on a September 2015 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.

“Entrust Datacard helps secure the environment.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Entrust Datacard:

  • Solved the following challenge by deploying Entrust Datacard’s authentication solution:
    • Reduced the amount of security risk
  • Evaluated the following vendors before choosing Entrust Datacard:
    • RSA
    • Secure Auth
    • Symantec

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Entrust Datacard that the surveyed company uses:

  • Most important product features to the purchasing decision:
    • Risk based authentication / transparent authentication
    • User self-service features
    • Deployment flexibility with rich integrations, APIs, and SDKs


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Entrust Datacard:

  • Realized a Return on Investment in 1+ year after implementing Entrust Datacard’s authentication solution.
  • Realized 1-9% of Return on Investment as a result of implementing Entrust Datacard’s authentication solution.

About This Data

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