Independent Global Analyst Firm Ovum puts Scytl on the Radar for End-to-End Election Modernization


Independent Global Analyst Firm Ovum puts Scytl on the Radar for End-to-End Election Modernization

Leading analysts recognize the role technology needs to play in modern elections and highlights Scytl´s leading position as a provider of innovative, secure and transparent election services technology.

TAMPA, Florida & BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Scytl, the world leader in secure online voting and election modernization today announces the publication of Ovum´s On the Radar Research - An End-to-End Election Modernization Platform. The report highlights the reality of elections heading towards an inevitable reliance on technology to make current election process far more efficient, secure, transparent, accessible, and reliable. Ovum reflects Scytl´s perfect fit into this trend with the provision of an end-to-end election modernization platform that caters to all election management cycles: Pre-election, Election Day, Post-election, and overall Governance.

Ovum´s views in the report align with Scytl´s vision and strategy. Scytl´s origin, experience and penetration in online voting based on a strong security framework ensures not only leading edge functionality and tailoring required for different election process in different regions, but also provisions security from end-to-end, distinguishing it from other vendors on the market.

"We believe Scytl's wide variety of offerings, investment into certifications, and emphasis on security, auditing, and testing position the company as a dominant provider in election modernization," says Nishant Shah, Research Analyst at Ovum and author of the report.

Mikel Irizar, Vice President Worldwide Marketing for Scytl adds "Scytl´s position as a leader in provisioning of innovative, secure and transparent election modernization technology is fruit of years of R&D, industry alignment and close interaction with organizations around the globe ensuring the solutions we offer today and tomorrow addresses their needs ... those our customers are aware of and those we foresee."

Scytl´s customers are leading the way both in online voting - with a market share of 87% - and the implementation of its election modernization platform - where developed countries are looking towards the integration with their established legacy systems and new democracies looking to leverage the platform as a whole.-

About Scytl
Scytl is the global leader in secure election management and electronic voting solutions. Specializing in election modernization technologies, Scytl offers the first end-to-end election management and voting platform, providing the highest security and transparency standards currently available. Scytl has capitalized on its more than 18 years of research to develop election-specific cryptographic security technology protected by more than 40 international patents and patent applications, positioning Scytl as the company with the largest patent portfolio of the industry. Scytl's solutions have been successfully used in more than 20 countries throughout the world over the last 10 years, including Canada, the United States, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Norway, Switzerland, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the UAE, India and Australia. Scytl is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain with strategic offices in Canada, the United States, Peru and Greece as well as field offices in the UK, Ukraine, Malaysia, India and Brazil.

About Ovum
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Leticia Barcia, +34 934 230 324
Senior Director Marketing Communications

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