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Dell EMC Vet Ro Dhanda Joins Snowflake Computing as Federal Business Regional VP

Ro Dhanda, an information technology industry veteran, has joined Snowflake Computing as regional vice president of U.S. federal business, GovConWire has learned. He spent eight years at Dell EMC, where most recently served as director of federal sales at the company’s Isilon business and head of federal sales for the …

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Daon Pens Subcontract with CACI; CEO Tom Grissen Comments

Daon secured a subcontract from CACI (NYSE: CACI) for work on the firm’s Virtual Interactive Processing System, or “VIPS, ” for the U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command. The firm will support CACI with identity assurance software, a “critical piece of the VIPS infrastructure.” “Daon is proud to continue its support …

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Daon Presents Next Evolution of Credential Connect; CEO Tom Grissen Remarks

Daon has released the new product Credential Connect 3.1. Credential Connect works by transferring data stored in an existing identity management repository and “automatically distributes and synchronizes new, modified, or revoked identity information across all Physical Access Systems (PACS), regardless of vendor.” “Credential Connect 3.1 provides our current and future …

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Jim Williams Joins Daon, Tom Grissen Comments

Daon named former GSA official Jim Williams senior vice president of global professional services. Williams will join the boards of directors for Daon and Daon Trusted Identity Services, the firm’s joint venture with the American Association of Airport Executives. “Jim’s ability to assemble great leaders and teams of people from …

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Daon Picked to Contribute to World’s Largest ID Program, Tom Grissen Comments

Daon was selected by India to provide software for the country’s identity management. According to the firm, “Daon’s software has been selected for use in India’s Unique ID (UID), the world’s largest identity program. The program, branded as Aadhaar, will eventually encompass 1.2 billion residents and the UID will become …

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Daon’s Tom Grissen on Strategic Partnership with DieBold

Daon and DieBold have signed a value-added reseller (VAR) agreement.  According to the firm, “Diebold will resell Daon’s biometrics and identity management software.” “We consider Diebold a strategic partner, ” said Daon CEO Tom Grissen. “Together we bring strong authentication and compliance to both commercial and government customers, while delivering …

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Daon Picked by Unisys to Help Support Mexico ID Program

Daon software has been selected by prime contractor Unisys to support the Government of Mexico’s SNIP (National Service of Personal Identification) program. According to Daon, the platform will deliver multi-modal biometrics fusion, combining iris, finger and face records to increase accuracy. “The Mexico SNIP project is the world’s largest multimodal …

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Daon to Help Alabama with Background Checks

Daon has been awarded a contract by the Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) to conduct criminal background checks on DHR licensed childcare and adult care providers, as well as adoptive parents, foster parents and certain DHR employees. According to Daon: “Prior to implementing the new system, it was often …

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News – Daon and Datacard to collaborate on secure identification solutions

Yesterday, Daon announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement with Datacard, a world leader in secure identity and card personalization solutions. The companies will collaborate in the area of secure identification focused on the passport, national ID, government credentialing and driver’s license markets. This agreement helps Datacard and Daon …

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Daon contracted by state to conduct criminal background checks

Earlier this week, Daon announced that a southern state has awarded it two large contracts to conduct criminal background checks on licensed childcare and adult care providers, as well as adoptive parents, foster parents and certain other recipients of state benefits. The new contract calls for Daon to install necessary …

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