PricewaterhouseCoopers, PureEdge Tech Alliance

[Toronto, CANADA] PricewaterhouseCoopers has signed a letter of
intent for a technology alliance agreement with PureEdge, a
Victoria-based creator of secure, legally binding transactions for e-commerce
and a developer of secure e-commerce standards.

The alliance will allow PricewaterhouseCoopers to offer PureEdge
solutions to potential government and private sector e-commerce
clients.

Under the proposed deal, PricewaterhouseCoopers, the world’s largest
professional services organization, will implement PureEdge’s
InternetForms Commerce System (ICS) for its Canadian customer base,
which spans numerous market sectors.

“The PureEdge ICS will be an integral component of our best-of-breed
solution for high-value transactions in several Canadian market
sectors,” said Steve Tudor, an Information Technology/Systems
Integration services leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

“ICS has been the software of choice for secure, legally binding,
high-value transactions by leading Global 2000 and government
organizations for more than three years,” said PureEdge chief
executive officer Eric Jordan.

PureEdge was named a Top Ten E-Commerce Company by InternetWeek and a
Company to Watch by Wall Street and Technology. Its products include
the award-winning ICS as well as and an upcoming suite of
applications for the financial services industry.

Its customers include the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,
Chase Bank, Arvest Bank, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Allina
Health System, Ameritech, and American Legal Net.

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