Datawitness Approved as Off-site Student Records Storage Vendor For P.C.T.I.A.
Jan 5th 2008
Richmond, British Columbia – January 5, 2008 – Datawitness obtained approved vendor status under the requirements of the newly released Private Career Training Institutions Agency (of BC) January 2008 Bylaws. The Bylaws require institutions registered with PCTIA to arrange secure redundant off-site storage of student records. Institutions must provide a signed contract with an approved vendor.
"Selection by PCTIA validates our efforts to build a flexible records archiving system for people in any industry," said Jag Gillan, CEO, Datawitness. "Our Private Career College client base in Ontario has already told us StoreIt is easy to learn and use. We are pleased to offer safe, secure, and accessible off-site storage to B.C. institutions that reduces the risks and costs of long-term student record storage."
"Our Application Programming Interface (API) enables seamless integration of Datawitness StoreIt into a college’s existing records management system," said Karim Allibhai, Director of Sales, Datawitness. "The proven API technology enables the efficiency gains of secure off-site paperless record storage with minimal disruption to current workflows."
About Datawitness Online Ltd.: Datawitness, located near Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, provides online authentication and archiving solutions. Datawitness services enable businesses to mitigate risk and increase workflow efficiency by merging the immediacy of online document management, retrieval, and viewing with offline microfilm archival integrity. Developed with the assistance of the Eastman Kodak Company of Rochester, New York, Datawitness's; web-based, patent-pending technology functions as a virtual notary service. Datawitness clients can authenticate and archive documents, and sign and send agreements and business documents for electronic signature via the Internet. The Datawitness system automatically timestamps, secures and stores in a database all digital documents or communications and preserves them in microfilm archives. The records are impervious to electronic attack and provide an irrefutable 3rd-party evidentiary audit trail. The microfilm used for archiving is certified stable for 500 years by Kodak. Datawitness services are available to the public at www.datawitness.com and to registered customers of BC OnLine at https://www.bconline.gov.bc.ca
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