CEGEDIM And ISign Extend Exclusive EU Partnership
SAN JOSE, CA, January 12, 2017 – iSign Solutions Inc. (“iSIGN”) (OTCQB: ISGN), a leading supplier of electronic signature and other software solutions enabling secure, cost-effective and paperless management of contracts and other document-based transactions, today announced the extension of its partnership with Cegedim SA (“Cegedim”) (EURONEXT: CGM), an innovative technology and services company and a leading player in electronic invoicing, global payments and dematerialization (the elimination of paper-based business processes) in Europe.
In an agreement signed last month, the minimum term of the exclusive partnership between Cegedim and iSIGN has been extended for an additional three years to January 2023. The electronic signature technology provided by iSIGN is fully integrated in a number of Cegedim ebusiness solutions and is currently in production with several major European-based companies. These integrations enable Cegedim to provide both standalone e-signature solutions and to power a groundbreaking electronic payment service that seamlessly handles transactions from purchase orders and invoices to scheduling and fulfillment of payments.
“Over the past several years, iSIGN has worked closely with Cegedim to integrate electronic signatures into a number of our key market offerings and to deliver custom solutions for some large corporations,” said Jean-Marie Simon, director of global payments for Cegedim. “Over 2016, we have experienced a spike in interest for our joint offering and have dramatically increased the number of contracted customers. We have dozens of clients in production, as well as a significant opportunity pipeline with many large enterprises in various phases of deployment. We feel this acceleration has just begun and look forward to an exciting 2017.”
“We are extremely pleased with our relationship with Cegedim, the leading European e-invoicing network,” said Philip Sassower, co-chairman and chief executive officer for iSIGN. “Cegedim and iSIGN share the view that the expansion of e-signature in Europe is now underway and we look forward to our mutual financial success over the coming years.”
iSIGN (formerly known as Communication Intelligence Corporation or CIC) is a leading provider of digital transaction management (DTM) software enabling fully digital (paperless) business processes. iSIGN’s solutions encompass a wide array of functionality and services, including electronic signatures, simple-to-complex workflow management and various options for biometric authentication. These solutions are available across virtually all enterprise, desktop and mobile environments as a seamlessly integrated software platform for both ad-hoc and fully automated transactions. iSIGN’s software platform can be deployed both on-premise and as a cloud-based service, with the ability to easily transition between deployment models. iSIGN is headquartered in Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit our website at www.isignnow.com. iSIGN’s logo is a trademark of iSIGN.
Founded in 1969, Cegedim is an innovative technology and services company in the field of digital data flow management for healthcare ecosystems and B2B, and a business software publisher for healthcare and insurance professionals. Cegedim employs more than 4,000 people in 11 countries and generated revenue of €426 million in 2015. Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: CGM). To learn more, please visit: www.cegedim.com, and follow Cegedim on Twitter @CegedimGroup and on LinkedIn.
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