GNSS and Emirates get ID contract for Kurdistan

Kurdistan Regional Government to deploy government employee ID system from GulfNet Security Systems

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By  Mark Sutton Published  November 28, 2007

GulfNet Security Systems (GNSS) and Emirates Computers have been selected to provide a government employee identity card system to the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG).

The project will provide all government employees with biometric ID cards, which will be used for identity validation purposes.

The solution includes a card issuance and management system, developed by Emirates Computers/ Hyperlink SDC (Solution Development Centre), based on Microsoft .NET platform, with MS SQL Server as the back-end database development, with hardware and network infrastructure, including card printers, scanners and mobile readers from Dell, Cisco, FARGO and Labcal.

Michael Roumi, general manager of GNSS, commented: "The KRG project is a prestigious project for GNSS and Emirates Computers. The IT Department of KRG evaluated a number of proposals from suppliers of different countries and awarded this significant project to GNSS and Emirates Computers based on our expertise and best-of-breed solutions that we offered.

"We offered the best secured solution for the Kurdistan Regional Government which included a matrix of options by industry leading manufacturers of smart ID Cards, personalization printers, software and other peripherals," Roumi added.

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