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Capgemini & IDEMIA to Launch a Secure IOT Device Management Platform

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CEO Insights team

CEO Insights team

Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation will collaborate with IDEMIA, a leader in augmented identity, aiming to introduce a secure Internet of Things (IoT) device management platform which reinforces secure connectivity for a vast array of devices and data. The main agenda of this partnership is to meet the ever-growing need for the connectivity and security of smart objects.

Commenting on this partnership, Jean-Pierre Petit, Director, digital Manufacturing, Capgemini, says, “The basic foundation of product or industrial analytics and AI is connectivity coupled with security. Capgemini’s agreement with IDEMIA will provide a unique, fully agnostic, configurable and highly secure platform from an end-point device to the cloud”.

However, cybercrime costs have quadrupled between 2015 and 2019, IoT will bring-in more opportunities for many industries and it will be more scalable, trustworthy for clients and end users, connecting capabilities and security need to be increased
The joint platform will bring smart devices much needed security and connectivity while simplifying the device on-boarding, configuration and integration with existing customer back-end systems. The platform will work on Capgemini’s IoT device management platform X-IoT, that securely connects and manages any type of gateway and protocols to the cloud, plus IDEMIA’s M-TRUST solution, which guarantees device security of all collected data, command and configurations sent to devices.

Capgemini’s agreement with IDEMIA will provide a unique, fully agnostic, configurable and highly secure platform from an end-point device to the cloud



“We are thrilled to join forces with Capgemini, given the excellent fit of our mutual services. Boosted by our M-TRUST solution, IDEMIA brings its globally reputed expertise to Capgemini with a view to stepping up security for Capgemini’s clients involved in various sectors that are complementary to those we serve”, says, Yves Portalier, Executive VP- Connected Objects activities, IDEMIA.

Providing Augmented Identity for international clients from Financial, Telecom, Identity, Public Security and IoT sectors, IDEMIA serves clients in 180 countries with close to $3 billion in revenues and 13,000 employees around the world. Founded in 2007, it provides a trusted environment enabling citizens and consumers alike to perform their daily critical activities (such as pay, connect, travel and vote), in the physical as well as digital space.