Datakey Europe Expands to Benelux Region

MINNEAPOLIS, March 13, 2003 – Datakey Inc. (Nasdaq: DKEY;, a leading developer of smart card solutions that simplify access and identity management, today announced it has expanded its continental European presence from its headquarters based in Frankfurt, Germany, by opening a sales office in the Netherlands. Datakey’s new Benelux office will meet the growing demand for smart card technology throughout Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

“Datakey is highly regarded in the industry for being customer-focused. Our local presence in the Benelux region allows us to maintain this excellent reputation by devoting resources to what has become a key market for our smart card-based solutions,” said Helmut Muehl-Kuehner, managing director of Datakey’s European headquarters in Frankfurt. “With several large enterprise customers in the region, along with key partners such as Ubizen, we continue to extend our global reach and capitalize on opportunities to deliver Datakey smart card solutions across Europe.”

Tim Russell, Datakey’s president and CEO, said, “In all that we do, Datakey is committed to providing world-class smart card solutions and services to meet the unique needs of our customers and their users. The opening of our Benelux regional sales office helps us deliver on this vision and is a direct result of the expanding business opportunities and growth potential we see in the European market.”

Office Contact Information
Datakey’s sales office in the Netherlands is located at:

Joop Geesinkweg 206-3
1096 AV – Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0) 20 7113428

To contact the Netherlands sales team, e-mail Rob Van Mastrigt ( or Gijsbert Wiesenekker (, or call the direct-dial phone number listed above.

About Datakey Inc.
Datakey Inc. ( focuses on delivering complete smart card-based solutions that simplify access and identity management throughout the enterprise. Datakey’s comprehensive solution set makes it easier to administer digital identities and to manage user access to a full range of corporate resources. Our solutions reduce administrative costs while at the same time providing stronger security. In turn, Datakey solutions make it much more convenient and secure for users to login to company resources by consolidating all digital credentials – including passwords, digital certificates, VPN/dial-up credentials and biometric data – onto one smart card and automating access through a single smart card sign-on.

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