eSignLive wins first prize at second annual eCommerce Gala

November 6, 2001

Montreal, Qc, November, 7, 2001 — Silanis Technology Inc., a leading provider of electronic signature and approval management solutions, took home top prize in the Security category at this year’s eCommerce Gala, held November 2, 2001 at Montreal’s Windsor Station. Organized by Interdoc Corporation, the event’s primary objective is to reward innovation by honouring companies whose knowledge, vision and creative use of technology, have stood out in the area of eCommerce.

“It is with great pleasure that I accept this honour on behalf of the entire Silanis team,” said Tommy Petrogiannis, president of Silanis Technology. “Over the last decade, our dedicated employees have perfected Silanis’ product offering; allowing organizations to reduce overhead costs, increase efficiency and maximize employee resources through the use of electronic signatures.”

Security of electronic signatures

Silanis was one of 30 finalists from 10 categories selected as being among the best organizations in the field of eCommerce. The Security category recognizes a business or ministry whose eCommerce solution demonstrates a high level of security. Silanis’ ApproveIt® family of turnkey solutions provide secure electronic signing processes both as stand-alone applications and through support for third-party security technologies. The security provided by electronic signatures is essential for doing business electronically. E-signatures enable documents to be electronically signed and routed anywhere in the world, while protecting the integrity of the signed data. Built on digital signature technology, they ensure that once an electronic document, contract or agreement is signed, it cannot be altered without detection.

About Silanis

Founded in 1992, Silanis Technology, Inc. enables people to spend less time managing paper and more time driving business forward faster and more efficiently with the ApproveIt® family of electronic signature products. Over 900 customers in the financial services, government, manufacturing, health and pharmaceutical sectors use ApproveIt® Desktop software to sign electronically. This includes the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, the US Army MEDCOM, GMAC Commercial Mortgage, Nationwide Insurance and Dell Financial. Silanis’ sales HQ are located in McLean, VA, and its R&D center is in Montreal, Canada. The company also has a regional office in Campbell, CA, and sales and customer support units in other US cities, in addition to a network of value added resellers and integrators worldwide. ApproveIt is a trademark of Silanis Technology, Inc. Other names and brands mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

For additional information:

Andrea Simmons
Silanis Technology
(514) 337-5255 ext. 1152
e-mail: [email protected]