Thakral One awarded HID Partner of the Year, 2013

Thakral One plays a pivotal role in extending HID’s ID Assurance reach across APAC.

Thakral One, an IT consulting and services organization focused on emerging markets, has announced that it won the prestigious Partner of the Year award for the ID Assurance business of HID Global, the trusted source for secure identity solutions.


The Identity and Access Management (IAM) market is growing exponentially and is expected to reach US$ 12.3 billion by 20141, a massive increase from US$ 3.7 Billion in 20102. By the end of 2013 the IAM Asia Pacific market will witness the fastest growth3. “Businesses are eager to adopt the best-in-class IAM and it is Thakral One’s aim to bring world class solutions and services to meet these requirements. The proven methodologies that the HID – Thakral One partnership brings to the table will enable our customers to adapt to the increasingly complex compliance mandates as well as fortify their authentication processes,” Santie Heydenrych, VP – FSI Solutions at Thakral One shared.

Thakral One’s strengths lie in its local presence across Asia Pacific, strong partnerships with leading software providers and a focus on offering end-to-end solutions.

Tim Phipps, VP Sales at HID Identity Assurance, APAC spoke about the relatively new partnership that has emerged to be favourable for both the companies. “The HID – Thakral One partnership aims to deliver the best authentication solutions to our clients, across Asia Pacific. Thakral One’s continuous endorsement and strategic focus to develop the Asia Pacific IT Authentication market in absolute alignment with HID Identity Assurance is much appreciated. We congratulate Thakral One for winning the well-deserved partner award for the business segment of ID Assurance, and look forward to a continued and successful association,” he shared.

Thakral One aims to bridge the gap between business and information technology in emerging markets by ensuring that its offerings are customized and the applications are well adapted to the needs and realities of emerging markets. Backed by the $1.5b Thakral Group, Thakral One draws on its pan-Asian presence and a specialized pool of skill-sets to offer robust IT infrastructure solutions and services, carefully selected enterprise applications and reliable long-term managed support to its clients. Thakral One is present in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, India, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, UAE, Bhutan and Afghanistan.

HID Global is a source for innovative products, services, solutions, and know-how related to the creation, use, and management of secure identities for millions of customers around the world. The company’s served markets include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalization; visitor management systems; highly secure government and citizen ID; and identification RFID technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications. Primary brands are ActivIdentity, EasyLobby, FARGO and HID. Headquartered in Irvine, California, HID Global has over 2,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand.

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