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Diebold Intensifies Focus On Critical Infrastructure/Transportation, University/Education Markets

Customized solutions from experienced integrator – secure transportation hubs, educational institutions

20 November 2009
NORTH CANTON, OhioDiebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD), one of the world’s leading security integrators, has strengthened its commitment to providing integrated security solutions and services to the critical infrastructure, transportation and university/education markets. Diebold originally entered these markets to satisfy the needs of customers at facilities and institutions seeking an experienced systems integrator with a comprehensive portfolio of security solutions to mitigate potential threats.

“Since September 11 and the Virginia Tech shootings, many enterprises have a renewed focus on protecting and increasing security at their facilities and institutions,” said Kevin Engelhardt, vice president and general manager, enterprise security and fire services group, Diebold Security division. “While we’ve always served these markets, we have developed a dedicated, experienced team to increase our presence in these sectors. With an extensive capabilities portfolio and technical expertise, Diebold is well-positioned to offer customized solutions to these unique markets.”

Diebold’s state-of-the-art integrated security systems give airports, seaports and other transportation hubs the ability to restrict personnel access to unauthorized areas for enhanced control without interrupting normal traffic flow. In addition, customized solutions like visual verification systems may be implemented at colleges, universities and other educational institutions to protect students, teachers, employees and visitors.

Diebold’s full scope of security services includes access control, intrusion detection, surveillance, systems design and project management, preventive maintenance, technical and software support and monitoring. From conceptual design to implementation and installation, customers can work with one company for all of their security needs.

“To effectively serve these markets, you must fully understand Transportation Security Administration (TSA) mandates, as well as federal and state requirements,” said Engelhardt. “We understand these requirements and are able to create a customized strategy to fulfill them while still meeting the customer’s unique needs. Our level of engineering, service, IT competency and project management ensures an effective security program no matter the size or complexity of an organization.”
About Diebold                                                                 
Diebold, Incorporated is a global leader in providing integrated self-service delivery and security systems and services. Diebold employs more than 17,000 associates with representation in nearly 90 countries worldwide and is headquartered in Canton, Ohio, USA. Diebold is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ‘DBD.’ For more information, visit the company’s Web site at, or visit to learn more about Diebold’s 150-year history.




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