Sign of the Times

Could digital signatures spell the end of the line for paper archival companies? article by Maeson Maherry

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People, and more recently, companies, have been keeping archives for centuries. Humans and institutions need to record and preserve information, transactions, contracts and records. Paper has been the most common means of documenting and storing information, and paper archives are still in use today, much as they have been for hundreds of years. The move to digital documents and the development of electronic signatures, and the means to securely create, sign and store digital documents, is changing the landscape, however.

Digital signatures and the law

What should companies do to save costs from paper processes and increase competitiveness through faster business processes? Article by Maeson Maherry

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Digital signatures impact paper archiving, as discussed in my previous Industry Insight. South African law recognises electronic signatures, but people don't always. Individuals are resistant to change, and do not trust that an electronic signature will protect them as a handwritten one would. This problem is compounded by the fact that few people understand what a good electronic signature has to be, and how it works.

DocuSign Acquires ARX

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SAN FRANCISCO – March 11, 2015 – Today, DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®) announced its acquisition of Algorithmic Research, Ltd. (ARX). The acquisition builds on a three year business partnership between DocuSign and ARX, bringing together ARX’s best-in-class CoSign digital signature technology with the world’s leading Digital Transaction Management (DTM) platform, to empower customers to transact business with full trust and confidence anywhere in the world. DocuSign’s acquisition of ARX further accelerates the company’s worldwide expansion and broadens The DocuSign Global Trust Network.

HP to Acquire Aruba Networks

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On March 2, 2015, HP announced a definitive agreement to acquire Aruba Networks.  The deal combines Aruba’s leadership in wireless mobility solutions with HP’s strength in wired switching. As a result, we can enable and accelerate your customers’ transition to a converged campus network – helping them reap the benefits of the cloud more quickly.


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